Grizzlies vs. Cavaliers Point Spread Pick 2/2/23

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Memphis Grizzlies (32-19 SU, 24-25-2 ATS) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (31-22 SU, 28-24-1 ATS)
When: Thursday, February 2nd, 7:30 PM (ET)
Where: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, OH, Cleveland

Point Spread: Mem +5/Cle -5 (STOP wasting your money betting on games at -110 odds! Start saving BIG bucks by laying only -105 at BAS Sportsbook!)
Total: 226
Money Line: Memphis Grizzlies +167/-205

Notable Injuries


  • Steven Adams (Out) Knee
  • John Konchar (Out) Concussion


  • Dylan Windler (Out) Ankle

Recent Form

Heading into the game, Memphis is 32-19 overall. When taking to the road, Memphis has a mark of 11-15 and a win percentage of 42%. Currently, the team is 2nd in the Western Conference. So far, they are 24-25-2 vs. the spread. When looking at how the team has performed of late straight and vs. the spread, they are 1-4 in their past five games and 2-3 ATS. Over their past ten games, they are 4-6 SU and 4-6 ATS.

Memphis most recently lost to the Trail Blazers by a score of 122-112. The team high 32 points from Ja Morant was not enough to come away with the win. The Grizzlies were 6-point favorites going into the game.

Heading into the game, Cleveland is 31-22 overall. When playing at home, Cleveland has a mark of 21-6 and a win percentage of 78%. Currently, the team is 5th in the Eastern Conference. So far, they are 28-24-1 vs. the spread. In Cleveland’s last five games, the Cavaliers have a straight-up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 in those games. Going back to the last 10, they are 4-6 and 5-5 ATS.

Cleveland most recently lost to the Heat by a score of 100-97. The team high 19 points from Evan Mobley were not enough to come home with the win. The Cavaliers were 4-point favorites going into the game.

The Historicals

In the most recent game between the two teams, the Grizzlies picked up a 115-114 win over the Cavaliers. However, heading into the game, Memphis was favored to win by 7.5 points, giving the Cavaliers an ATS victory. This has been the only matchup between the two teams this season. In terms of betting, Memphis has an ATS record of 3-2 in the previous five matchups vs. Cleveland. This mark has come on an average scoring margin of +4 points per game in favor of the Grizzlies. The over-under record in these same games is 3-2, with the teams combining for an average of 214 points per game.

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This season, Memphis is among the league leaders in scoring, averaging 116.6 points per game. So far, the Grizzlies are also one of the more up-tempo teams in the league, sitting at 101.3 possessions per game. Memphis’ 3-point shooting numbers are below the league average, as they have hit just 34.2% of their looks from deep. On average, the team gets up 33.1 3-point shots per game, placing them 18th in the NBA. Defensively, the Grizzlies have been one of the best units in the NBA, allowing just 109.93 points per game. So far, they have done an excellent job defending the 3-point arc, allowing teams to hit just 34.88%.

Ja Morant is the top scorer for Memphis, averaging 27.4 points per game. This season, his field goal percentage is 46.5%. The team’s second-leading scorer is Dillon Brooks, averaging 15.4 points per game.

This season, Cleveland is averaging just 111.2 points per game, which places them 26th in the league. A major reason for these low numbers is the fact that they play at one of the slower paces in the NBA, at just 95.9 possessions per game. Cleveland heads into the game as one of the top 3-point shooting teams in terms of percentage. So far, they have hit 36.5% of their looks from deep. However, they are currently ranked just 23rd in 3-point attempts per contest. Defensively, the Cavaliers have been one of the best units in the NBA, allowing just 105.7 points per game. So far, they have allowed a 3-point shooting percentage of 35.29%, placing them 16th in the NBA.

Donovan Mitchell is the top scorer for the Cavaliers, with an average of 27.6 points per game. This season, his field goal percentage is 47.8%. Darius Garland is the team’s second-leading scorer, averaging 21.8 points per game.

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Betting Trends

  • The Grizzlies are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • The Grizzlies are 2-6 ATS in their last eight games overall.
  • The Cavaliers are 6-0 ATS in their last six games following an ATS loss.
  • The Cavaliers are 6-1-1 ATS in their last eight games following a straight-up loss.

Joes Pick To Cover The Spread

The Grizzlies continue to struggle and are coming off a home loss to the Blazers last night. They’re on a back-to-back with travel vs. a Cleveland Cavaliers team that beats teams at home and by good margins. I’m backing the Cavs tonight! Bet your NBA predictions for FREE this week by scoring a 100% real cash bonus on your first deposit up to $500 when you use bonus code PREDICTEM at Betnow Sportsbook!