Pacers at Grizzlies - 4/15/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (37-43) at Memphis Grizzlies (54-27)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 9:30 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, FSMW
The Indiana Pacers and Memphis Grizzlies square off Wednesday night at the FedExForum.
The Indiana Pacers look to build on their six-game winning streak. On the season, the Pacers are averaging 97.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting and are allowing 97.1 points on 43.5 percent shooting. George Hill is averaging 15.8 points and five assists while Paul George is averaging 10.3 points and 3.8 rebounds. C.J. Miles is grabbing three rebounds and Rodney Stuckey is dishing 3.1 assists. The Indiana Pacers are coming off a Tuesday double-overtime victory over the Wizards in which they shot just 38.1 percent from the field. The Pacers have lost six of their last 10 games on the road. The Pacers can clinch the last playoff spot in the East with a victory.
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The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after splitting their last eight games. On the season, the Grizzlies are averaging 98.2 points on 45.8 percent shooting and are allowing 95 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Zach Randolph is averaging 16.2 points and 10.6 rebounds while Jeff Green is averaging 13.3 points and 4.3 rebounds. Courtney Lee is dishing two assists and Kosta Koufos is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing just 43.6 percent shooting in their last five games and have won eight of their last 10 when allowing less than 100 points. Six of the Grizzlies last nine wins have come on their home court. The Grizzlies need a win to have any shot of climbing out of their current sixth seed. Mike Conley is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Pacers are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Pacers are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Memphis and 3-10 ATS in the last 13 meetings overall.
The Grizzlies are still playing for playoff seeding and the Pacers are coming off a double-overtime game. You have to side with the home team and the small chalk here.