Cavaliers vs. Grizzlies - 3/7/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Grizzlies (37-25) at Cleveland Cavaliers (44-17)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Quicken Loans Arena)
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers -10 -- Over/Under: 203.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, FSOH
The Memphis Grizzlies and Cleveland Cavaliers square off Monday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for another win after winning five of their last seven games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 99.1 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 99.3 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 15.2 points and 6.1 assists while Zach Randolph is averaging 14.8 points and 7.9 rebounds. Lance Stephenson is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Mario Chalmers is dishing 3.8 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.8 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won five of their last seven road games.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 103.2 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 97.1 points on 44.5 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 24.8 points and 6.6 assists while Kyrie Irving is averaging 19.1 points and 2.9 rebounds. Kevin Love is grabbing 9.9 rebounds and J.R. Smith is dishing 1.6 assists. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. The Cavaliers are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won four straight home games.
The Grizzlies are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 vs. Eastern Conference and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 0 days rest. The Cavaliers are 9-23-2 ATS in their last 34 Monday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Southwest. The Grizzlies are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Cleveland and 3-14 ATS in the last 17 meetings overall.
The Memphis Grizzlies have been consistent for over two months and have the defense to keep this game close. I'm not laying this many points with this Cavs team. Give me Memphis and the points.