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Grizzlies vs Mavericks Prediction, Odds & Betting Insights for NBA Game on FanDuel Sportsbook (Oct. 22)

Devon Platana
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Dallas Mavericks prediction, odds and betting insights for NBA regular season game.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Dallas Mavericks prediction, odds and betting insights for NBA regular season game. / AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin
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Grizzlies vs Mavericks Game Info

2022-23 NBA Regular Season Game
Memphis Grizzlies (2-0, 1-0 Away) vs. Dallas Mavericks (0-1, 0-0 Home)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022
Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Venue: American Airlines Center — Dallas, TX
Coverage: NBA TV

The 2022-23 NBA season-opening week continues on Saturday, featuring a huge showdown between the Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks. The Grizzlies are now 2-0 on the season following a 129-122 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday, led by Ja Morant's 49-point effort.

On the other hand, the Mavericks are searching for their first victory of the season after a 107-105 loss to the Phoenix Suns on opening night. Luka Doncic still managed to wow fans even in defeat, finishing with 35 points, nine rebounds and six assists.

Grizzlies vs Mavericks Odds & Spread

All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: MEM: (+198) | DAL: (-240)
Spread: MEM: +5.5 (-110) | DAL: -5.5 (-110)
Total: 219.5 —Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

The Mavericks enter this contest as clear home favorites on the moneyline and spread on FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 8:30 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 219.5, which is low compared to Saturday's other projected totals.

Grizzlies vs Mavericks Prediction & Pick

The Mavericks have dominated the recent matchups between these two teams, winning seven of their last 10 outings against the Grizzlies. Dallas held Memphis to 97 or fewer points in all four meetings last season, while also picking up victories in the last three.

The Mavericks will also have the added boost of this game being their home opener, having gone 27-6 in their last 33 games at American Airlines Center. As solid as the Grizzlies are, they've only won three of their last nine road games.

This will be an exciting matchup to watch as Doncic and Morant go head-to-head, however, I'm siding with the Mavs here.

Final Score Prediction: Mavericks: 121 | Grizzlies: 114

Grizzlies vs Mavericks Betting Trends

- Memphis is 2-6 straight up in its last eight games against Dallas.
- Dallas is 6-1 against the spread (ATS) in its last seven home games.
- The total has hit the under in eight of Memphis' last 12 road games.
- The total has hit the under in four of Dallas' last five games against Memphis.

Grizzlies vs Mavericks Best Bet

At the end of the day, both of these teams are capable of catching fire and going on runs. Doncic and Morant are two of the best young players in the game, always elevating those around them. I'm expecting a fiery atmosphere tonight where both sides bring out the best in the other, leading to a high-scoring affair.

I'll take the total hitting over 219.5 points in this game.

Bet: Over 219.5 Points (-110)

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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