Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers - 11/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Portland Trail Blazers (3-3) at Memphis Grizzlies (3-3)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 3:30 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Portland Trail Blazers and Memphis Grizzlies clash Sunday afternoon in NBA action at the FedExForum.
The Portland Trail Blazers look for their third road victory of the season to get a game above a .500 record. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 109.7 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 111.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 34.2 points and 4.5 assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 18.8 points and 4.8 rebounds. Jake Layman is the third double-digit scorer and Mason Plumlee is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 81.8 percent from the free throw line. The Portland Trail Blazers are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.3 rebounds per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have split their last eight road games.
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The Memphis Grizzlies look for their fourth home win of the season to get a game above a .500 record. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 95.8 points on 40.1 percent shooting and allowing 101.7 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 21.8 points and 6.6 assists while Marc Gasol is averaging 17.4 points and 7.8 rebounds. Zach Randolph is the third double-digit scorer and James Ennis is grabbing 7.8 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won four of their last six home games.
The Trail Blazers are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win. The Grizzlies are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest. The Trail Blazers are 2-5-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Memphis and 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Grizzlies are expected to have Chandler Parsons for this game, so that should help the Memphis offense. However, the Grizzlies still lack the offensive firepower to put much of a scare into the Portland Trail Blazers. You guys know how I feel about the Trail Blazers, and any time I can get free points or a low line, I'm on it. I'll take Portland the small line here.