Grizzlies vs. Knicks - 1/16/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (20-21) at Memphis Grizzlies (22-19)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New York Knicks and Memphis Grizzlies meet Saturday night at the FedExForum.
The New York Knicks hope to stay hot after winning six of their last nine games. The New York Knicks are averaging 98.9 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 99.8 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Arron Afflalo is averaging 14 points and 1.8 assists while Derrick Williams is averaging 8.7 points and 3.2 rebounds. Jose Calderon is dishing four assists and Robin Lopez is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The New York Knicks are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 81.6 percent from the free throw line. The Knicks are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 11.3 turnovers per game. The New York Knicks have lost six of their last eight road games. Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis are questionable.
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The Memphis Grizzlies look to keep rolling after winning six of their last nine games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 96 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 98.8 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 15.9 points and 7.3 rebounds while Zach Randolph is averaging 14.1 points and 8.2 rebounds. Mario Chalmers is dishing 3.5 assists and Jeff Green is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16.3 turnovers per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won seven of their last eight home games.
The Knicks are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 games playing on 2 days rest and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Grizzlies are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. The Knicks are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Grizzlies are playing great ball at home lately and the Knicks have their top two players banged up. I'll eat the reasonable number with the home team.