Heat Vs Grizzlies: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – December 5, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 5, 2022

The Memphis Grizzlies (14-9) battle the Miami Heat (11-12) on December 5, 2022 at FedExForum.

The betting trends in what follows reference odds valid as of December 5, 2022 at 7:01 PM ET. Head to the table below for the latest lines for this outing and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Heat Vs Grizzlies Betting Odds

Injury Report as of December 5

Heat: Max Strus: Probable (Shoulder), Tyler Herro: Probable (Ankle), Gabe Vincent: Questionable (Knee), Haywood Highsmith: Probable (Ankle), Duncan Robinson: Probable (Ankle), Dewayne Dedmon: Questionable (Foot), Jimmy Butler: Questionable (Knee), Omer Yurtseven: Out (Ankle), Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee)

Grizzlies: Steven Adams: Out (Hip), Jake LaRavia: Out (Foot), Desmond Bane: Out (Toe), Ziaire Williams: Out (Knee), Danny Green: Out (Acl/Lcl)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Grizzlies (+4.5)
Total Pick Over (218.5)

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.

Heat Vs Grizzlies Stat Rankings

Heat Avg. (Rank) Grizzlies Avg. (Rank)
109.5 (25th) Points Scored 115.3 (8th)
110.3 (9th) Points Allowed 113.7 (17th)
41.2 (27th) Rebounds 49.0 (1st)
9.5 (23rd) Off. Rebounds 14.2 (1st)
11.9 (14th) 3pt Made 12.3 (9th)
23.9 (19th) Assists 24.3 (16th)
13.5 (8th) Turnovers 14.0 (12th)

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Heat Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jimmy Butler 14 21.2 7.2 5.9 1.7 0.3 0.8
Bam Adebayo 21 21.0 9.1 3.3 1.0 0.8 0.0
Tyler Herro 15 18.9 6.4 4.1 0.7 0.5 2.6
Max Strus 21 15.1 3.6 1.8 0.9 0.3 3.0
Kyle Lowry 23 14.8 4.8 6.0 1.0 0.6 2.3

Grizzlies Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ja Morant 20 26.8 6.1 7.0 1.0 0.3 1.7
Desmond Bane 12 24.7 4.9 4.8 0.6 0.3 3.8
Jaren Jackson Jr. 8 16.6 6.3 0.1 0.9 2.8 1.5
Dillon Brooks 20 16.4 3.6 2.7 0.9 0.1 2.0
Tyus Jones 23 9.4 1.9 4.1 0.6 0.1 1.3

Betting Trends

  • The Heat have covered the spread eight times in 23 games.
  • Miami has won twice ATS (2-4) as a 4.5-point favorite or more this year.
  • There have been 12 Heat games (out of 23) that hit the over this season.
  • Miami’s games have had more than 218.5 points scored on 10 occasions this year.
  • The total for this game is 218.5, 1.3 points fewer than the average total in Heat games thus far this season.
  • The Grizzlies are 10-11-2 against the spread this season.
  • Memphis doesn’t have a win ATS (0-2) as a 4.5-point underdog or more this year.
  • Out of 23 Grizzlies games so far this year, 12 have hit the over.
  • So far this season, 16 Memphis’ games have featured more than 218.5 points scored.
  • The average total points scored in Grizzlies games this year (218.5) is 10.5 points higher than the total for this matchup.
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