Grizzlies vs. Celtics - 1/10/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Celtics (19-17) at Memphis Grizzlies (20-18)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies square off Sunday night at the FedExForum.
The Boston Celtics look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Boston Celtics are averaging 102.4 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 99 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Isaiah Thomas is averaging 20.7 points and 6.8 assists while Jae Crowder is averaging 14 points and 5.3 rebounds. Evan Turner is dishing 3.9 assists and Jared Sullinger is grabbing nine rebounds. The Boston Celtics are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Celtics are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16.3 turnovers per game. The Boston Celtics have won five of their last seven road games. Avery Bradley is questionable with a hip injury.
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The Memphis Grizzlies look for a victory after winning six of their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 95.8 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 98.6 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 15.9 points and 7.3 rebounds while Zach Randolph is averaging 14 points and 8.2 rebounds. Jeff Green is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Mario Chalmers is dishing 3.2 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 31.9 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16.3 turnovers per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won five straight home games. Courtney Lee and Mike Conley are questionable.
The Celtics are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Sunday games. The Grizzlies are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS win. The Celtics are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Memphis and 9-19-1 ATS in the last 29 meetings overall.
Without Conley and what not, Grizzlies simply aren't a good basketball team. Celtics have been road warriors as of late and should be able to get the job done here.