Portland Trail Blazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies 1/20/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends – POSTPONED

Written by on January 20, 2021

The Memphis Grizzlies (7-6) are 1.5-point underdogs as they look to extend a five-game winning streak when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers (8-6) on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Moda Center. The contest airs at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS-NW. The point total is 222 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -1.5 -110 -110 222 -110 -110
Place a bet on Portland Trail Blazers or the Memphis Grizzlies for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

Portland has come out on top in six of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against Memphis. The Grizzlies have a 2-1 advantage against the spread when taking on the Trail Blazers.

Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/15/2020 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -6 229 -274 221 Playoffs 126-122 POR
7/31/2020 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -3 224 -160 135 Regular Season 140-135 POR
2/12/2020 Grizzlies Grizzlies -3.5 235 -168 140 Regular Season 111-104 MEM
4/3/2019 Trail Blazers Regular Season 116-89 POR
3/5/2019 Grizzlies Regular Season 120-111 MEM
12/19/2018 Trail Blazers Regular Season 99-92 POR
12/12/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 92-83 MEM
4/1/2018 Trail Blazers Regular Season 113-98 POR
3/28/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 108-103 MEM
11/20/2017 Grizzlies Regular Season 100-92 POR
  • 8/15/2020 DNP – Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr.
  • 2/12/2020 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic
  • Trail Blazers Betting Information

    • Portland has covered in just six of 14 matchups this season.
    • The Trail Blazers have covered half the time, going 5-5 against the spread when favored by at least 1.5 points.
    • Portland and its opponents have reached the over/under in just 6 of 14 games this season (42.9%).
    Bet on the Portland Trail Blazers to win the NBA Championship.

    Grizzlies Betting Information

    • Memphis has a 7-5-1 record against the spread, covering in 53.8% of their contests.
    • The Grizzlies have not fared well as a 1.5-point underdog, going 2-3-1 against the spread when they are at least 1.5-point underdogs.
    • In most of Memphis’ games this season, the teams have not hit the over (4 out of 13 games, 30.8%).
    Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Trail Blazers and their opponents have combined to record more than 222 points in 385.7% of their outings this year (54 of 14 opportunities).
    • Memphis and its opponents have added up to score more than 222 points in 46.2% of their games this year (six of 13 chances).
    • These teams average a combined 221.5 points per game, 0.5 fewer points than the over/under of 222 set for this matchup.
    • The Trail Blazers and the Grizzlies have seen their opponents average a combined 1.2 more points per game than the point total of 222 set for this outing.
    • The Trail Blazers’ average point total in outings this season is 230.7, 8.7 points higher than the over/under in this game.
    • The average total for Grizzlies games this year is 8.1 fewer points than the point total of 222 in this outing.
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    Trail Blazers Leaders

    • Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers in points and assists. He contributes 28.1 points per game while also adding 6.7 assists.
    • Portland is led in rebounds by Enes Kanter’s 9.3 per game.
    • The Trail Blazers are led by CJ McCollum from beyond the arc. He makes 4.8 shots from deep per game.
    • Robert Covington leads the team with 1.5 steals per game. Derrick Jones Jr. collects 0.9 blocks a contest to pace Portland.

    Grizzlies Leaders

    • Ja Morant takes the top spot on the Grizzlies scoring and assist lists, putting up 22.6 points and 7.0 assists per game.
    • When it comes to rebounds, Jonas Valanciunas is the Memphis leader with 10.4 per game.
    • Dillon Brooks is tops from three-point range for the Grizzlies, knocking down 1.9 threes per game.
    • Tyus Jones is at the top of Memphis’ steals hierarchy with 1.6 steals per game and Valanciunas leads the squad in blocks with 1.1 per game.
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