The Boston Celtics will host the Memphis Grizzlies in the second and final meeting between the two teams this season. Boston won the first meeting by a score of 109-106.
The 40-16 Celtics are currently first in the Eastern Conference as they have the best record in the NBA. Boston has been elite on both ends as they rank fourth in points per game, third in offensive rating, sixth in opponents points per game and fifth in defensive rating.
The 34-21 Grizzlies are in second place in the Western Conference, however, they have lost eight of their last 11 games. Memphis is currently ranked eighth in points per game and 17th in offense rating, while ranking ninth in opponents points per game and second in defensive rating.
Grizzlies vs. Celtics Match Details
Fixture: Memphis Grizzlies at Boston Celtics
Date and Time: Sunday, February 12th, 2:00 p.m. EST
Venue: TD Garden, Boston, Massachussets
Grizzlies vs. Celtics Player Prop #1: Ja Morant Over 26.5 Points (-115)
Ja Morant is having a great season as he is ninth in the league in scoring. The Grizzlies star is averaging 27.5 points per game while shooting 47.0% from the field, 33.2% from three-point range, and 74.7% from the free-throw line. Morant has scored at least 27 points in 27 of his 46 games played this season, including seven of his past eight games. In his only matchup with the Boston Celtics, the two-time All-Star finished with 30 points while shooting 10-24 from the field, 5-12 from the field and 5-9 from the free-throw line. Look for Morant to score at least 27 points once again on Sunday.
Grizzlies vs. Celtics Player Prop #2: Jayson Tatum Over 30.5 Points (-120)
Jayson Tatum is currently sixth in the league in scoring as he is averaging 30.8 points per game while shooting 46.5% from the field, 35.6% from three-point range, and 86.7% from the free-throw line. The Boston Celtics star has finished with at least 31 points in 28 of his 53 games played this season, including his only matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies this season. In that contest, Tatum finished with 39 points while shooting 12-25 from the field, 3-11 from three-point range and 12-16 from the free-throw line. Look for the four-time All-Star to have another big night with co-star Jaylen Brown sidelined as he finishes with at least 31 points.
Grizzlies vs. Celtics Player Prop #3: Robert Williams III Over 8.5 Rebounds (-130)
Robert Williams III has averaged 8.8 rebounds per game this season. While the Boston Celtics center has finished with at least nine rebounds in just ten games this season, he has done so in only 21 appearances. Furthermore, the Memphis Grizzlies will be without starting center and leading rebounder Steven Adams. Aside from Adams, no other Grizzlies player is averaging more than 6.6 rebounds per game. Look for Williams III to have a strong game on the boards as he finishes with at least nine rebounds.