Grizzlies vs. Bucks - 1/28/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks (19-27) at Memphis Grizzlies (26-20)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -5 -- Over/Under: 195.5 See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Bucks and Memphis Grizzlies meet Thursday at the FedExForum.
The Milwaukee Bucks look to keep rolling after winning five of their last eight games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 98.3 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 103 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Khris Middleton is averaging 17.9 points and four assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 16.2 points and 9.8 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and Michael Carter-Williams is dishing 5.6 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 75.8 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have lost seven of their last 11 road games. O.J. Mayo is questionable with a hamstring injury.
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The Memphis Grizzlies look for another win after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 96.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 99 points on 45 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 16.7 points and 7.2 rebounds while Mike Conley is averaging 15 points and 5.9 assists. Zach Randolph is grabbing 8.1 rebounds and Mario Chalmers is dishing 3.8 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.2 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won 10 of their last 11 home games.
The Bucks are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 vs. Western Conference and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Grizzlies are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win. The Bucks are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Memphis.
The Bucks continue to struggle on the road and with consistency overall. The Grizzlies have been on a roll since adding Chalmers, and they have lost just one home game out of their last 11 tries. I'll eat the reasonable number here.