Pelicans vs. Grizzlies - 2/1/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Grizzlies (28-20) at New Orleans Pelicans (18-28)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 1, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Smoothie King Center)
The Line: New Orleans Pelicans -1 -- Over/Under: 201 See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans square off Monday at the Smoothie King Center.
The Memphis Grizzlies look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 97.4 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 99 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 16.8 points and 7.1 rebounds while Mike Conley is averaging 14.5 points and six assists. Zach Randolph is grabbing eight rebounds and Mario Chalmers is dishing four assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.9 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The New Orleans Pelicans look for another win after winning seven of their last nine games. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 102.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 105 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Anthony Davis is averaging 22.9 points and 10.3 rebounds while Ryan Anderson is averaging 17.5 points and 6.1 rebounds. Jrue Holiday is dishing 5.3 assists and Alexis Ajinca is grabbing four rebounds. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The Pelicans are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.8 rebounds per game. The New Orleans Pelicans have won six of their last seven home games. Tyreke Evans is questionable with a knee injury.
The Grizzlies are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Monday games. The Pelicans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Monday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Grizzlies are 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings in New Orleans and 3-8 ATS in the last 11 meetings overall.
Are the Pelicans back to being a possible playoff team? New Orleans is playing its most consistent and best basketball right now. At home, hard to bet against New Orleans here, especially with Memphis suspect on the road.