Grizzlies vs. Cavaliers line, picks: Advanced computer NBA model releases selections for Thursday matchup
The Memphis Grizzlies and the Cleveland Cavaliers meet in a nationally televised, cross-conference matchup at 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday. Cleveland is favored by 6 points at Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under is set at 222.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page).
Before making any Grizzlies vs. Cavaliers picks, you NEED to check out the NBA predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past four-plus seasons. The model enters Week 16 of the 2022-23 NBA season on a stunning 49-23 roll on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning nearly $2,300. Anyone following it has seen HUGE returns!
The model knows the Grizzlies put consistent pressure on opponents with force and athleticism. Memphis leads the NBA in points in the paint, with top-three marks in offensive rebound rate, second-chance points per game, and fast break points per game. The Grizzlies also create more than 25 free throw attempts per game on offense, with Memphis also generating havoc with blocks, steals, and turnovers on defense. The model also knows the Cavaliers have an elite backcourt with Donovan Mitchell and Darius Garland. Mitchell is averaging 27.6 points per game with 61.7% true shooting, and Garland is averaging 21.8 points and 8.1 assists per game. That duo leads Cleveland to an above-average offensive output, averaging more than 114 points per 100 possessions.
Now, it has set its sights on Grizzlies vs. Cavaliers. We can tell you the model is leaning Over the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits in well over 50% of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any NBA picks.
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