Celtics vs Grizzlies Predictions 3/3/22

March 3, 2022

12:30 AM ET Mar 4
Grizzlies vs Celtics
Grizzlies to Win

While the Memphis Grizzlies and Boston Celtics are both in the Eastern half of the United States, they play in opposite conferences. The Grizzlies represent the Western Conference, while the Celtics represent the Eastern Conference. In this Celtics vs Grizzlies matchup, both teams will look to score a much needed win against a foe from the opposite conference. Our NBA picks will cover this game and give you our best bet for this tilt.

Boston Celtics vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Pick

The Pick: Grizzlies -105 to win

This game will be played at 7:30 PM ET at TD Garden

Why bet the Grizzlies:

✅ This Celtics vs Grizzlies game will be contested without Jaylen Brown, who is dealing with an ankle injury. Without Brown, the Celtics will be at less than full strength, which is a huge problem against one of the best teams in the league in the Memphis Grizzlies.

✅ The Memphis Grizzlies have the third best scoring average in the NBA this season. They average just under 114 points per game, and have a matchup advantage in the form of Ja Morant against Marcus Smart in this contest. Expect Morant to get to the basket on a regular basis in this game, which will keep the offense of the Grizzlies rolling.

✅ Memphis is one of the best road teams in the NBA this season. They are 23-9 against the spread away from home, which is the best against the spread record on the road of any team in the NBA.

General Info about Memphis Grizzlies vs Boston Celtics

Do the Celtics and Grizzlies play in the playoffs?

Postseason matchups between the Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies would be very hard to come by. With the Grizzlies playing in the Western Conference and the Boston Celtics playing in the Eastern Conference, the only way they could play each other in the playoffs is if they both made the NBA Finals.

Who has the upper hand in this matchup?

Historically, the Boston Celtics are one of the winningest teams in the history of professional sports. But the Memphis Grizzlies are more than capable of beating them on their day. Celtics vs Grizzlies is never a foregone conclusion, even if the Celtics have a historical edge on just about every team they face in the NBA.

When do these teams play each other?

The schedule for the NBA is different every season. Therefore, the number of times and when in the year the Memphis Grizzlies and Boston Celtics play one another is subject to change. No matter how often these teams play, though, they are important games for building momentum toward contests that these sides play against foes in their own conference.

Grizzlies vs Celtics Predictions

Making predictions on Celtics vs Grizzlies games requires a lot of research. With these teams not playing one another very often, it can be hard to understand how they will match up with one another. Fortunately, we do all of the hard work for you, combing through volumes of data to provide the best predictions possible for games between the Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies each season.

Celtics vs Grizzlies Against the Spread Predictions

Against the spread picks for Boston Celtics vs Memphis Grizzlies matchups ask bettors to predict what kind of game we are going to get. In the point spread market, the favorite has to win by enough points to cover the point spread. The underdog, meanwhile, just has to keep the game close enough to cover the number, or they can win the game outright. Point spread betting is one of the most popular forms of sports gambling, and we’ve got you covered with against the spread picks for this contest.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Celtics Over/Under Betting

Another way to get involved in predicting Boston Celtics vs Memphis Grizzlies is through the over/under. This market asks bettors to predict what the combined point total from the Memphis Grizzlies and Boston Celtics will be. Understanding stats like field goal efficiency and tempo can help bettors get the better side of the number that each sportsbook puts on this game in the over/under market.

Boston Celtics vs Grizzlies Moneyline Predictions

The moneyline market for Celtics vs Grizzlies games asks one simple question: will the Boston Celtics or Memphis Grizzlies win when the two play one another. Picking the winner of NBA games is all that is required in the money line market. And though this can be tricky when teams like the Celtics and Grizzlies play one another, due to their lack of familiarity, those who understand how to get the most of these odds can make a significant profit in this betting market.

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Grizzlies vs Celtics Odds

Odds for Boston Celtics vs Memphis Grizzlies contests are set based on what the projected scores are for each team. Of course, those odds are then adjusted based on the betting patterns of bettors in the US and beyond. And they are adjusted based on injury news for both the Celtics and Grizzlies leading up to the opening tip.

To have the best chance at success when betting this sport, bettors should make sure that they look for injury information before they place their bets. That way, they are not left surprised by a last minute change impacting their wagers.

Live Streaming Celtics vs Grizzlies

It is possible to live stream Celtics vs Grizzlies matchups through a number of streaming providers. Platforms like Hulu, YouTube TV and Fubo TV all have NBA games available for streaming throughout the season. There is also the ability to watch most of the season through the NBA League Pass platform. Fans who want to watch this matchup should check the schedule of their preferred streaming provider, as that will tell them whether or not streaming of this contest is available.

Jay Sanin
Jay Sanin is a sports writer and broadcaster from Albany, NY. He has covered sports betting and the gambling industry since 2013.