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Miami Heat vs. Memphis Grizzlies Prediction: Injury Report, Starting 5s, Betting Odds & Spreads - December 5 | 2022-23 NBA Season

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Miami Heat vs. Memphis Grizzlies Prediction

The Miami Heat take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday (December 5) at the FedExForum in NBA Regular Season action.

The 14-9 Grizzlies are currently one of the best teams in basketball, winning their last two games. They are currently fourth in the Western Conference standings. The 11-12 Heat are currently ninth in the East, winning four of their last five games. They come into this game on the back of a crucial 120-116 victory over the Boston Celtics. A win tonight would see them go to .500 which is the perfect stepping stone for their season to ascend.

The game will see two of the best players from each team go up against one another, vowing to get the result for their side. Ja Morant of the Grizzlies is one such fierce competitor. He has been brilliant this season, putting up great numbers. He is leading the side in points (28.5) and assists (7.5) on 56% true shooting. He started December off quite well, averaging 30.5 points over the two games.

For the Heat, it's been Bam Adebayo who's been a highlight this campaign. In the absence of Jimmy Butler, he has carried the side to results on his lonesome. Over the last four games, he is averaging nearly 30 points a game. He is averaging 21-9-3 on 59% true shooting.


Miami Heat vs. Memphis Grizzlies Match Details

Fixture: Miami Heat @ Memphis Grizzlies

Date & Time: Monday, December 5, 8:00 pm. EST

Venue: FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee


Miami Heat vs. Memphis Grizzlies Injury Report

TEAM

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

Memphis Grizzlies

Desmond Bane

Toe

Out

Desmond Bane is the only guaranteed absentee for this game, as the Grizzlies' guard is out with a toe injury.


Miami Heat vs. Memphis Grizzlies Betting Odds & Spreads

TEAMS

SPREAD

TOTAL

MONEYLINE

Miami Heat

+1.5 (-111)

Over 224 (-110)

-102

Memphis Grizzlies

-1.5 (-107)

Under 224 (-110)

-119


Miami Heat vs. Memphis Grizzlies Starting 5s

Heat : PG Kyle Lowry SG T. Herro (GTD) SF Caleb Martin PF J. Butler (GTD) C Bam Adebayo

Grizzlies : PG Ja Morant SG Dillon Brooks SF John Konchar PF Jaren Jackson C S. Adams (GTD)


Heat vs. Grizzlies Betting Prediction

The Grizzlies are the stronger side in this contest, for obvious reasons. They have been much better than the Heat as shown by their league positions. The Heat have been quite mediocre, although their recent form has been solid.

The Grizzlies are a fantastic offense and should be able to edge the affair against the underperforming Heat offense.

Grizzlies: -1.5 (-107)

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