Grizzlies Vs Mavericks: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 14, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 14, 2022

The Memphis Grizzlies (30-14) will look to extend an 11-game winning run when hosting the Dallas Mavericks (22-19) on January 14, 2022 at FedExForum. The Grizzlies (-2.5 on the spread, -135 on the moneyline) play the Mavericks on Friday at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN. This contest has an over/under of 218 points.

The betting insights in the article below reference odds valid as of January 14, 2022 at 10:02 PM ET. Check out the table below for the most up-to-date lines for this game and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Grizzlies Vs Mavericks Betting Odds

Injury Report as of January 14

Grizzlies: Dillon Brooks: Out (Ankle), Killian Tillie: Out (Health Protocols), Yves Pons: Out (Ankle)

Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis: Out (Health Protocols), Willie Cauley-Stein: Out (Personal)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Grizzlies (-2.5)
Total Pick Under (218)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Grizzlies Vs Mavericks Stat Rankings

Grizzlies Avg. (Rank) Mavericks Avg. (Rank)
112.3 (3rd) Points Scored 105.3 (25th)
107.9 (16th) Points Allowed 103.4 (4th)
48.4 (1st) Rebounds 43.7 (22nd)
13.4 (1st) Off. Rebounds 9.4 (25th)
11.5 (23rd) 3pt Made 12.3 (10th)
25.3 (8th) Assists 23.8 (16th)
12.7 (9th) Turnovers 11.6 (1st)

Grizzlies Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ja Morant 31 24.6 5.8 6.8 1.3 0.5 1.5
Dillon Brooks 21 18.4 3.3 2.7 1.3 0.2 1.6
Desmond Bane 43 17.6 4.4 2.4 1.1 0.5 3.0
Jaren Jackson Jr. 43 16.4 5.6 1.1 1.0 2.0 1.8
De’Anthony Melton 35 9.7 4.4 2.8 1.7 0.6 1.5

Mavericks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Luka Doncic 26 24.7 8.3 8.8 1.2 0.4 2.5
Kristaps Porzingis 26 20.6 8.0 2.3 0.8 1.7 1.5
Jalen Brunson 40 16.0 3.8 5.6 0.8 0.1 1.1
Tim Hardaway Jr. 35 14.5 3.9 2.4 1.0 0.2 2.4
Dorian Finney-Smith 40 10.5 4.7 1.9 1.2 0.6 2.0

Betting Trends

  • Memphis’ record against the spread is 29-15-0.
  • Against the spread as 2.5-point favorites or more, the Grizzlies are 10-8.
  • Out of 44 Memphis games so far this season, 21 have gone over the total.
  • A total of 24 times so far this year, Memphis and its opponent have combined to score more than 218 points.
  • Grizzlies games average 220.7 total points per game this season, 2.7 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Dallas’ record against the spread is 20-20-1.
  • The Mavericks’ ATS record as 2.5-point underdogs or greater is 7-6-1.
  • Dallas has played 41 games this season, and 14 of them have gone over the total.
  • There have been nine Dallas games this year with more than 218 points scored.
  • Mavericks games average 214.3 total points, 3.7 fewer than the total for this matchup.
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