Phoenix Suns vs. Memphis Grizzlies: 1/18/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 18, 2021

The Memphis Grizzlies (6-6) will attempt to extend a four-game win streak when they host the Phoenix Suns (7-4) on Monday, January 18, 2021 at FedExForum as only 3-point underdogs. The game airs at 5:00 PM ET on TNT. The matchup has an over/under of 223.

Betting Information

Suns vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -3 -110 -110 223 -110 -110
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Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Memphis has a 6-4 record against Phoenix. The Grizzlies have an advantage against the spread as well (3-1) when hitting the court against the Suns.

Suns vs Grizzlies in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/26/2020 Grizzlies Grizzlies -2.5 231 -141 119 Regular Season 114-109 MEM
1/5/2020 Suns Suns -6.5 235 -278 225 Regular Season 121-114 MEM
12/11/2019 Suns Suns -8 230 -302 242 Regular Season 115-108 MEM
11/2/2019 Suns Grizzlies -3 221.5 -151 127 Regular Season 114-105 PHO
3/30/2019 Suns Regular Season 120-115 MEM
11/4/2018 Suns Regular Season 102-100 PHO
10/27/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 117-96 MEM
2/28/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 110-102 PHO
1/29/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 120-109 MEM
12/26/2017 Suns Regular Season 99-97 PHO
  • 1/26/2020 DNP – Suns: Aron Baynes
  • 12/11/2019 DNP – Suns: Deandre Ayton
  • 11/2/2019 DNP – Suns: Deandre Ayton
  • Suns Betting Information

    • Against the spread, Phoenix has been strong this season, posting a 7-4 record.
    • The Suns have posted a losing record of 2-3 against the spread when the spread is -3 or higher.
    • Phoenix and its opponents have converted the over just 4 times in 11 (36.4%) games this season.
    Bet on the Phoenix Suns to win the NBA Championship.

    Grizzlies Betting Information

    • Memphis has a winning record against the spread, going 6-5-1 ATS (covering 50% of the time).
    • When they are at least 3-point underdogs, the Grizzlies have not fared well, going 0-1 against the spread.
    • In most of Memphis’ games this season, the teams have not hit the over (4 out of 12 games, 33.3%).
    Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 46 of 11 outings (418.2%) this year, the Suns and their opponents have totaled at least this matchup’s over/under of 223 points.
    • Memphis has combined with its opponents to score more than 223 points in six of 12 outings (50%) this season.
    • The Suns and the Grizzlies combine to average six less points per game than the over/under of 223 set for this game.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 214.3 points per game, 8.7 less than the over/under for this matchup.
    • The Suns’ average point total in matchups this season is 217.2, 5.8 points less than the total in this game.
    • The average point total for the Grizzlies this season is 8.9 points less than this game’s over/under.
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    Suns Leaders

    • The Suns scoring leader is Devin Booker, who averages 23.0 points per game.
    • Chris Paul leads Phoenix with 8.7 assists a game and Deandre Ayton paces the squad with 11.2 rebounds per matchup.
    • Mikal Bridges hits 2.6 threes per game to lead the Suns.
    • Booker leads the team with 1.1 steals per game. Bridges collects 1.2 blocks a game to pace Phoenix.

    Grizzlies Leaders

    • Dillon Brooks outpaced his teammates on the Grizzlies scoring front by putting up 16.2 points per game. He adds 4.0 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game this season.
    • Jonas Valanciunas (10.4 rebounds per game) and Tyus Jones (5.6 assists per game) are the Memphis leaders in rebounds and assists.
    • Brooks is tops from three-point range for the Grizzlies, hitting 2.1 threes per game.
    • Memphis’ Jones has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.7 per game and Valanciunas is first in blocks with 1.1 per game.
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