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    Southwest Division opponents meet when the Memphis Grizzlies (1-0) visit the Houston Rockets (0-1) at Toyota Center, starting at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, October 21, 2022. The Rockets are 5-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under of 229.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Grizzlies vs. Rockets

    • Game Day: Friday, October 21, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BSSE and SportsNet SW
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Arena: Toyota Center
    Grizzlies vs Rockets Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Grizzlies -5 229.5

    Grizzlies Betting Stats & Information

    • The Grizzlies put together a 39-13 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 75% of those games).
    • In games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -203 or shorter last year, Memphis finished with a record of 25-4 (86.2%).
    • Against the spread, the Grizzlies were 51-29-2 last season.
    • The Grizzlies went 21-9 as 5-point favorites or more last year.
    • The average over/under Memphis had set in games last year was 4.0 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
    • There were 43 Grizzlies games (out of 82) that went over the total last year.

    Houston Betting Stats & Info

    • The Rockets were underdogs in 75 games last season and won 14 (18.7%) of those contests.
    • Houston had a record of 8-52, a 13.3% win rate, when it was set as the underdog by +169 or more by oddsmakers last season.
    • The Rockets were 35-45-2 against the spread last season.
    • The Rockets went 24-37-1 as underdogs of 5 points or more last season.
    • The average point total for Houston in 2021 was 1.6 points fewer than this game’s over/under.
    • In 82 Rockets games last season, 46 of them hit the over.

    Grizzlies vs. Rockets Last Season Stat Comparison

    Grizzlies Rank Grizzlies AVG Rockets AVG Rockets Rank
    2nd 115.6 Points Scored 109.7 19th
    12th 109.9 Points Allowed 118.2 30th
    1st 49.2 Rebounds 42.0 30th
    1st 14.1 Off. Rebounds 9.6 21st
    23rd 11.5 3pt Made 13.5 7th
    6th 26.0 Assists 23.6 23rd
    9th 12.5 Turnovers 15.7 30th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Memphis Grizzlies Leaders

    • Ja Morant scored 27.4 points and distributed 6.7 assists per game last season.
    • Steven Adams pulled down 10.0 boards per game while also scoring 6.9 points a contest.
    • Desmond Bane made 3.0 threes per game a season ago.

    Houston Rockets Leaders

    • Jalen Green contributed 17.3 points per game last season.
    • Alperen Sengun collected 5.5 rebounds per game and Kevin Porter Jr. dished out 6.2 assists per contest.
    • Porter had a solid showing from long distance a season ago. He hit 2.5 shots from deep per game.

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