Pistons vs. Grizzlies - 3/17/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Grizzlies (46-20) at Detroit Pistons (23-43)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 7:30 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons +4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SPSO, FSDT
The Memphis Grizzlies and Detroit Pistons meet Tuesday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, the Grizzlies are averaging 99 points on 45.8 percent shooting and are allowing 95.5 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 17.9 points and 7.9 rebounds while Zach Randolph is 16.4 points and 11.2 rebounds. Jeff Green is shooting 39.5 percent from the field and Courtney Lee is dishing 2.1 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are trying to play consistent basketball, as they’ve won two straight and are coming off a win over the Nuggets in which they allowed just 37 percent shooting. The Memphis Grizzlies have split their last 10 road games SU. Jon Leuer and Mike Conley are questionable with injuries.
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The Detroit Pistons look to snap a 10-game losing streak. On the season, the Pistons are averaging 97.9 points on 42.6 percent shooting and are allowing 99.9 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Greg Monroe is averaging 16 points and 10.4 rebounds while Reggie Jackson is averaging 14.3 points and 6.6 assists. Andre Drummond is grabbing 13.2 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is shooting 39.2 percent from the field. The Detroit Pistons are shooting just 41.6 percent from the field and 27.5 percent from deep in their last five games. The Pistons have really fallen off a cliff as of late, but the good news is that six of their last seven victories have come on their home court.
The Grizzlies are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Pistons are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Tuesday games. The Grizzlies are 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Detroit and 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
The Pistons are back to playing their worst ball of the season and haven't even been compeitive in most of those losses. Look for the Grizzlies to roll here.