Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers: Preview & Picks 2/23/2023

Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers: Preview & Picks 2/23/2023

February 23, 2023



Game Preview


The second half of the NBA season will begin on Thursday night with a cross-conference matchup between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Philadelphia 76ers. The Grizzlies won three of their previous four games going into the All-Star break, and on February 15, Memphis defeated the Utah Jazz 117-111. Philadelphia, meanwhile, has won four straight games and upset the Cleveland Cavaliers 118–112 on Wednesday.


Given that the Grizzlies are now ranked No. 2 in the Western Conference, it’s difficult to consider the first half of the NBA season anything other than a success for them. Having said that, the Grizzlies undoubtedly cannot be pleased with the way their first half came to a close. Indeed, this team has won three of its last four games, but it also went through a difficult stretch with eight losses in nine games just before that brief run of success. Overall, Memphis has played 14 games since January 20 and is 4-10 against the spread.


The fact that Steven Adams has missed 11 straight games and likely will miss a 12th on Thursday in Philadelphia hasn’t exactly helped the situation. The Grizzlies’ rebounding performance has deteriorated over that span, with a Rebounding Rate of just 46.8% placing them third-worst in the league. They have snatched 51.5% of the available rebounds throughout the season, placing them seventh in the league.


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With a home record of 20-10-1 ATS and a home favored record of 16-10-1 ATS, the Sixers are in a position that is impossible to compare to that of the Grizzlies. Also, they have a 20-7 straight-up record this year as the home favorites. Philadelphia also had a four-game winning streak going into the break and had dropped just three of its previous 16 games dating back to January 14. And Philadelphia is now injury-free.


Having said that, the Grizzlies won the first game of this season series on December 2 in Memphis. The Grizzlies were outscored 33-25 in the fourth quarter as the Sixers came back fiercely, but in the end, the strength of Memphis’ frontcourt outweighed them inside. The Grizzlies outrebounded the Sixers 57-42, and Memphis outscored Philadelphia 60-46 in the paint thanks to Adams’ 16 rebounds and six assists. Although shooting 42.4% from distance, the Sixers’ offense was ineffective.


Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers Game Information


  • Date: 02/23/2023
  • Time: 07:30 PM ET
  • Location: Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia.
  • How to Watch Grizzlies vs 76ers: NBC Sports Boston
  • Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


Grizzlies vs 76ers Betting Lines


76ers are -165 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $60.61. On the other side, Grizzlies are +145 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $145.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have 76ers at a 62.26% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Grizzlies have 40.82% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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