Suns vs. Grizzlies - 2/27/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Grizzlies (34-23) at Phoenix Suns (14-44)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 9:30 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns +6 -- Over/Under: 207 See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and Phoenix Suns meet Saturday night at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Memphis Grizzlies look to keep rolling after winning 12 of their last 16 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 98.6 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 99.5 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 15.1 points and 6.1 assists while Zach Randolph is averaging 14.3 points and eight rebounds. Lance Stephenson is grabbing 3.5 rebounds and Mario Chalmers is dishing 3.8 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 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 won five of their last seven road games.
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The Phoenix Suns have not won a single game since January 23. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 100.5 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 107.6 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Mirza Teletovic is averaging 10.8 points and 3.3 rebounds while Devin Booker is averaging 10.5 points and 1.8 assists. Archie Goodwin is dishing 2.2 assists and Kris Humphries is grabbing eight rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost eight straight home games.
The Grizzlies are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games playing on 0 days rest and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games. The Suns are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 vs. Western Conference and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 vs. NBA Southwest. The Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Phoenix and 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Suns don't have any healthy good players, and the Grizzlies are flat out steamrolling right now as they look to better their playoff position. Memphis has to be the pick here, as Phoenix is downright awful.