Grizzlies vs. Wizards - 4/4/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (43-33) at Memphis Grizzlies (51-24)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CNSW, SPSO
The Washington Wizards and Memphis Grizzlies square off Saturday night at the FedExForum.
The Washington Wizards look to keep rolling after winning three of their last four games. On the season, the Wizards are averaging 98.4 points on 46.3 percent shooting and are allowing 97.8 points on 43.5 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 17.6 points and 9.9 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 14.8 points and 3.8 rebounds. Paul Pierce is dishing 1.9 assists and Marcin Gortat is grabbing 8.7 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are coming off a Friday win over the Knicks in which they allowed just 36.9 percent shooting. The Wizards still have a shot at home court advantage if they can keep stringing some wins together.
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The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, the Grizzlies are averaging 98.6 points on 45.8 percent shooting and are allowing 95.5 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 17.5 points and 7.9 rebounds while Zach Randolph is averaging 16.3 points and 10.6 rebounds. Mike Conley is dishing 5.3 assists and Jeff Green is shooting 42.2 percent from the field. The Memphis Grizzlies are coming off a Friday win over the Thunder in which they allowed just 40.9 percent shooting from the field and forced 12 turnovers. The Grizzlies have won eight of their last 10 games when allowing less than 100 points.
The Wizards are 8-21-1 ATS in their last 30 road games and 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest. The Grizzlies are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games. The Wizards are 2-6-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Memphis.
This is a game to stay away from, as both teams have been shaky. If forced to pick, however, give me the home team by double digits.