Memphis Grizzlies vs. Phoenix Suns Pick-Odds-Prediction 12/3/13
Phoenix Suns (9-8) at Memphis Grizzlies (8-8)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Phoenix Suns head to Memphis on Tuesday to square off against the Grizzlies.
The Memphis Grizzlies are sitting at 8-8 this season, while going 3-5 at home this season. The Grizzlies have really been struggling as of late, as Memphis has dropped three out of their last five heading into their home meeting with the Suns tonight. The Grizzlies last outing was a loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday, when Memphis fell to Brooklyn 97-88. Memphis was never really in the game, falling back by double digits to the Nets at the half. Memphis is still a good team, with a very good defense, with their .500 record more being a product of their tough schedule rather than talent.
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The Phoenix Suns are currently above the .500 mark on the year, as the Suns are 9-8 this season, with a road record of 4-5. Phoenix, unlike Memphis has played better, winning three out of their last five heading into their meeting with the Grizzlies tonight. The last outing for the Suns didn’t go that well however, as the Jazz defeated Phoenix, on the Sun’s home court, 112-104 on Saturday. Phoenix is a solid team, but right now the Suns are ranked 21st in the league in rebounds per game, a stat that needs to improve if Phoenix wants to continue this success year long.
The Phoenix Suns have been a bettor’s dream this season, going 12-4 against the spread on the year, while going an even more impressive, 8-1 against the spread on the road this season. The Suns are also 2-0 against the spread this season when coming off an upset loss.
The Memphis Grizzlies have underachieved this season as the Grizzlies are sitting at 5-10 against the spread, while going just 1-7 against the number at home. Memphis is playing well against the West Coast however, going 4-0 against the spread against Pacific division teams.
I am still waiting for a line to be released here. Once the number is out, I will update this article with my free pick, so please be sure to check back.