Memphis Grizzlies vs. Miami Heat - 11/25/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Heat (4-10) at Memphis Grizzlies (10-5)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 25, 2016 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami Heat and Memphis Grizzlies square off Friday night in a NBA game at the FedExForum.
The Miami Heat could use a feel good victory after losing eight of their last 10 games. The Miami Heat are averaging 95.1 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 97.6 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Hassan Whiteside is averaging 17.9 points and 15.4 rebounds while Goran Dragic is averaging 15.3 points and 5.6 assists. Dion Waiters is the third double-digit scorer and Tyler Johnson is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Heat are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game. The Miami Heat have lost five of their last six road games.
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The Memphis Grizzlies look to keep the ball rolling and build on their impressive six-game winning streak. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 97.9 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 96.7 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 19.6 points and 5.9 assists while Marc Gasol is averaging 17.9 points and 5.9 rebounds. Zach Randolph is the third double-digit scorer and Vince Carter is grabbing four rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won five of their last seven home games.
The Heat are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 vs. Western Conference and 12-5 ATS in their last 17 Friday games. The Grizzlies are 25-12 ATS in their last 37 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Heat are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Memphis and 0-4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Memphis Grizzlies are playing their best basketball of the season right now, while the Heat continue to lose to subpar teams and have little offensive depth. The Heat will struggle to put the ball in the hoop against this Memphis defense. Give me the Grizzlies by double digits at home.