Thunder at Grizzlies - 12/8/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder (12-8) at Memphis Grizzlies (12-9)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies +3 -- Over/Under: 203 See the Latest Odds
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies square off Tuesday night at the FedExForum.
The Oklahoma City Thunder look for yet another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 107.6 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 102.3 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 27.6 points and 7.7 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 27.1 points and 9.6 assists. Serge Ibaka is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and D.J. Augustin is dishing 2.2 assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. The Thunder are 11-3 this season when scoring 100 or more points and 1-5 when failing to do so. The Oklahoma City Thunder have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Memphis Grizzlies also look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 96.3 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 99.6 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 16.3 points and 7.6 rebounds while Mike Conley is averaging 15.4 points and 6.2 assists. Zach Randolph is grabbing 8.5 rebounds and Mario Chalmers is dishing 2.8 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 83.6 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are shooting 29.8 percent from three in their last five games but topped 100 points in five of their last 10 contests. The Memphis Grizzlies have won six of their last eight home games.
The Thunder are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games and 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Grizzlies are 20-7 ATS in their last 27 Tuesday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games. The Thunder are 1-5-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Memphis.
Memphis has beaten OKC in four of the last five meetings and OKC has yet to get a statement victory on the road. With the way both teams are playing, I'll take the home team and the free bucket.