Grizzlies at Timberwolves - 1/23/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Grizzlies (25-19) at Minnesota Timberwolves (13-31)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Timberwolves +3.5 -- Over/Under: 194 See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and Minnesota Timberwolves meet Saturday at the Target Center.
The Memphis Grizzlies look to keep rolling after winning six of their last seven games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 96.4 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 98.8 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 16.7 points and 7.3 rebounds while Mike Conley is averaging 15.2 points and 5.8 assists. Zach Randolph is grabbing 8.1 rebounds and Mario Chalmers is dishing 3.8 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.1 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have lost six of their last nine road games. Tony Allen is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves need a victory after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are averaging 98.9 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 20.9 points and 1.9 assists while Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 15.9 points and 9.7 rebounds. Zach LaVine is dishing 3.1 assists and Gorgui Dieng is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Timberwolves are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.4 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves have lost 10 of their last 14 home games.
The Grizzlies are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 9-19-1 ATS in their last 29 games playing on 1 days rest. The Timberwolves are 18-41-1 ATS in their last 60 home games and 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 games overall. The Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Timberwolves look to be in full tank mode, as they struggle both home and away. The Grizzlies have been a different team since adding Chalmers and should be able to cover the small number on the road.