Washington Wizards vs. Memphis Grizzlies - 12/23/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Grizzlies (16-14) at Washington Wizards (12-14)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards -1 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and Washington Wizards square off Wednesday night at the Verizon Center.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a big road victory after splitting their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 95.9 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 100.2 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 16.2 points and 7.9 rebounds while Mike Conley is averaging 14.7 points and six assists. Zach Randolph is grabbing 8.3 rebounds and Mario Chalmers is dishing 2.5 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 81.8 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16.1 turnovers per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have split their last six road games.
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The Washington Wizards also look for a victory after splitting their last 10 games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 101.2 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 46.9 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 19.6 points and 8.9 assists while Marcin Gortat is averaging 12.6 points and 9.1 rebounds. Ramon Sessions is dishing 2.5 assists and Jared Dudley is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 40.9 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16.3 turnovers per game. The Washington Wizards have split their last six home games.
The Grizzlies are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. NBA Southeast. The Wizards are 7-15-2 ATS in their last 24 games playing on 1 days rest and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Wednesday games.
Washington has been finding ways to win recently despite injuries. At home against a Grizzlies team that hasn't been great on the road and just played last night, I like the Wizards in a toss up game.