Mavericks vs. Grizzlies - 1/27/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Grizzlies (32-12) at Dallas Mavericks (30-15)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 8:30 pm (American Airlines Center)
The Line: Dallas Mavericks -4.5 -- Over/Under: 200.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Southwest, SportsSouth
The Dallas Mavericks and the Memphis Grizzlies face off on Tuesday at the American Airlines Center in NBA action.
The Dallas Mavericks are 30-15 this season but they are coming off of losses in their last two games. The Mavericks averaging 107.8 points per game and they are shooting 47.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 101.8 points and their opponents are shooting 45.1 percent. Monta Ellis leads the Mavs averaging 20.3 points per game. Dirk Nowitzki is averaging 18.9 points and 6.0 rebounds, Chandler Parsons is averaging 15.4 points, and Rajon Rondo is averaging 10.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 7.2 assists. Dallas is 14-7 at home and 5-5 in their last 10 games.
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The Memphis Grizzlies are 32-12 this season and they have won their last three games. The Grizzlies are averaging 101.5 points and they are shooting 46.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 97.3 points and their opponents are shooting 44.4 percent. Marc Gasol leads the Grizzlies averaging 19 points and 8.3 rebounds per game. Mike Conley is averaging 17.4 points and 5.6 assists, Zach Randolph is averaging 16.9 points and 11.9 rebounds, and Courtney Lee is averaging 11.3 points. Memphis is 13-7 on the road and 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Dallas is 2-6-1 against the spread in their last nine games, 3-10 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Memphis is 0-2-2 against the spread in their last four games, 0-4 against the spread o the road against a team with a winning home record, and 5-1 against the spread in Tuesday games. Dallas has covered the point spread in five of their last six against Memphis.
While the Mavericks have owned this series I just see Memphis as the better team this season so I am going to take the points.