Grizzlies vs. Trail Blazers - 2/8/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Portland Trail Blazers (25-27) at Memphis Grizzlies (30-21)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -5.5 -- Over/Under: 198.5 See the Latest Odds
The Portland Trail Blazers and Memphis Grizzlies meet Monday night at the FedExForum.
The Portland Trail Blazers look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 102 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 101.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 24 points and 7.3 assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 20.8 points and 3.7 rebounds. Al-Farouq Aminu is grabbing 6.5 rebounds and Mason Plumlee is dishing 2.7 assists. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Trail Blazers are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46 rebounds per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have won five of their last seven road games. Noah Vonleh and Allen Crabbe are questionable.
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The Memphis Grizzlies look to keep rolling after winning 11 of their last 14 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 97.8 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 99 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 16.7 points and seven rebounds while Mike Conley is averaging 14.5 points and 6.2 assists. Zach Randolph is grabbing 8.1 rebounds and Jeff Green is dishing 1.9 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 33.8 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 grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won 12 of their last 14 home games.
The Trail Blazers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Western Conference and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Grizzlies are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Trail Blazers are 1-5-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Memphis and 4-12-1 ATS in the last 17 meetings overall.
The Portland Trail Blazers are one of the hotter teams in the league and are starting to show they can take care of business on the road. While the Grizzlies are also playing great ball, the value here is with Portland and the points given the way it's playing.