Grizzlies vs. Bucks - 3/14/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks (34-31) at Memphis Grizzlies (45-20)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSWI, SPSO
The Milwaukee Bucks and Memphis Grizzlies meet Saturday night at the FedExForum.
The Milwaukee Bucks need a win after losing six of their last eight games. On the season, the Bucks are averaging 97.8 points on 46 percent shooting and are allowing 96.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Michael Carter-Williams is averaging 14.9 points and 5.9 assists while Khris Middleton is averaging 12.8 points and 4.5 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 6.6 rebounds and Ersan Ilyasova is shooting 47.2 percent from the field. The Milwaukee Bucks are slipping in the standings, and it starts with a defense that’s allowing 47.1 percent shooting in their last five games. The Bucks have lost 10 of their last 14 games when allowing 100 or more points. Jerryd Bayless and O.J. Mayo are questionable with injuries.
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The Memphis Grizzlies need a win after splitting their last eight games. On the season, the Grizzlies are averaging 99 points on 45.8 percent shooting and are allowing 95.7 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 18 points and 7.9 rebounds while Zach Randolph is averaging 16.4 points and 11.3 rebounds. Jeff Green is shooting 39.5 percent from the field and Courtney Lee is dishing 2.1 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 46.2 percent shooting in their last five games and have lost four of their last six when allowing 100-plus points. 24 of the Grizzlies 45 victories have come on their home court. Mike Conley is questionable with a leg injury.
The Bucks are 15-6 ATS in their last 21 road games and 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The Grizzlies are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Bucks are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Memphis and the underdog is 12-3 ATS in the last 15 meetings.
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