Cavs vs. Grizzlies Prediction

Cleveland Cavs vs. Memphis Grizzlies, 12/26/18 Predictions & Odds

The Memphis Grizzlies are laying double-digit points to the visiting Cleveland Cavs at 8:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday night. Is the point spread too high tonight?

Game Snapshot

577 Cleveland Cavs at 578 Memphis Grizzlies

8:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, December 26, 2018

FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook BetNow.eu, the Grizzlies are 10.5-point favorites to beat the Cavs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 196.5 points and as of this writing, 51% of the public betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Grizzlies to cover the point spread.

Cleveland Cavs Fantasy Spin

Rodney Hood (left Achilles) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies. This will be the second straight game out of the lineup for Hood, and it's not a great sign that he's getting ruled out a full day in advance of tip-off. Alec Burks, Jordan Clarkson and Jaron Blossomgame will split his minutes, with Clarkson being the most attractive option out of that group.

Memphis Grizzlies Fantasy Spin

Joakim Noah (sore right heel) is questionable for Wednesday's game vs. the Cavs. Noah has sat out the past three games due to the heel issue, and it wouldn't be surprising to see the oft-injured big man miss No. 4 on Wednesday. He's not a large enough part of the rotation for his playing status to make much of an impact in fantasy hoops.

NBA Betting Trends

Cleveland

The under is 4-1 in the Cavs’ last five road games.

Memphis

The under is 4-0 in the Grizzlies’ last four games overall.

Prediction

The Cavs have covered the spread in nine of their last 12 games in Memphis and are 16-6 against the number in their last 22 games versus the Grizzlies overall. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, are 1-5 against the spread in their last six games overall and 2-5 ATS in their last seven home games.

Wednesday NBA Prediction: Cleveland Cavs +10.5

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