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Atlantic Division foes meet when the Boston Celtics (2-2) host the Memphis Grizzlies (1-2) at TD Garden, tipping off at 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. The Celtics are favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of December 30, 2020, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Celtics vs Grizzlies Betting Odds

Injury Report as of December 30

Celtics:
Romeo Langford: Out (Right wrist),
Tacko Fall: Out (Eye),
Kemba Walker: Out (Left knee)

Grizzlies:
Xavier Tillman: Out (Patellar Tendinitis),
Jontay Porter: Out (Knee),
Justise Winslow: Out (Hip),
Ja Morant: Out (Ankle),
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee),
De’Anthony Melton: Out (Health protocols),
Killian Tillie: Out (Hamstring)

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Celtics Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 66 23.4 7.0 3.0 1.4 0.8 2.9
Kemba Walker 56 20.4 3.9 4.8 0.9 0.5 3.2
Jaylen Brown 57 20.3 6.4 2.1 1.1 0.4 2.3
Jeff Teague 34 13.2 2.6 6.1 0.7 0.4 1.0
Marcus Smart 60 12.9 3.8 4.9 1.7 0.5 2.3

Grizzlies Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ja Morant 67 17.8 3.9 7.3 0.9 0.3 0.9
Jaren Jackson Jr. 57 17.4 4.6 1.4 0.7 1.6 2.5
Dillon Brooks 73 16.2 3.3 2.1 0.9 0.4 2.0
Jonas Valanciunas 70 14.9 11.3 1.9 0.4 1.1 0.5
Brandon Clarke 58 12.1 5.9 1.4 0.6 0.8 0.4

Shooting Trends

  • The Celtics made 46% of their shots from the field last season, which was one percentage point higher than the Grizzlies allowed to their opponents (45%).
  • Boston had a 34-9-3 record against the spread and a 38-8 straight-up record in games it shot better than 45% from the field.
  • Memphis’ record was 32-10 against the spread and 31-11 overall when its opponents made more than 46% of their shots from the field.
  • The Grizzlies’ 46.8% shooting percentage from the field last season was three percentage points higher than the Celtics gave up to their opponents (43.8%).
  • Memphis went 34-17-1 against the spread and 31-21 overall when it shot higher than 43.8% from the field.
  • Last season, Boston had a 45-23-2 record against the spread and a 50-20 straight up record when it allowed opponents to shoot greater than 46.8% from the field.
  • The Celtics shot 35.9% from three-point range last season, 0.6% lower than the 36.5% the Grizzlies allowed to opponents.
  • Boston went 31-6-3 against the spread and 36-4 overall when it shot better than 36.5% from distance.
  • Memphis put up a 26-9-1 against the spread while going 24-12 overall in games last season when its opponents shot higher than 35.9% from downtown.
  • The Grizzlies’ three-point shooting percentage last season (35%) was only 1.6 percentage points higher than opponents of the Celtics averaged (33.4%).
  • Memphis went 28-13 ATS and 24-17 overall when the team hit more than 33.4% of its three-point attempts.
  • Boston had a 37-13-1 ATS record and a 38-13 straight-up record last season when it hit more than 35% of its three-point shots.
  • The Celtics’ 12.5 made three-pointers per game last season were 1.5 more made shots on average than the 11 per game the Grizzlies allowed.
  • When Boston made more threes than its opponents last season, it went 31-14-2 against the spread and 37-10 overall. When Memphis was out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it was 18-28 ATS and 16-30 straight up.
  • The Celtics ranked 12th in the NBA in made three-pointers a season ago, while the Grizzlies allowed the 23rd-fewest made threes in the league.

Celtics vs Grizzlies Stat Rankings

Celtics Rank Celtics AVG Grizzlies AVG Grizzlies Rank
9th 112.8 Points Scored 112.8 14th
2nd 106.8 Points Allowed 113.9 21st
8th 45.9 Rebounds 46.6 7th
6th 10.3 Off. Rebounds 10.4 14th
12th 12.5 3pt Made 11 25th
25th 22.9 Assists 27 2nd
8th 13.2 Turnovers 14.6 23rd

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