Nuggets vs. Grizzlies - 2/29/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Grizzlies (34-24) at Denver Nuggets (23-36)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Pepsi Center)
The Line: Denver Nuggets +3 -- Over/Under: 209 See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and Denver Nuggets meet Monday night at the Pepsi Center.
The Memphis Grizzlies look to stay hot after winning nine of their last 13 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 99 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 99.6 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 15.2 points and 6.2 assists while Zach Randolph is averaging 14.4 points and 7.9 rebounds. Lance Stephenson is dishing 2.3 assists while Mario Chalmers is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won five of their last eight road games. Tony Allen is questionable and Brandan Wright is doubtful.
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The Denver Nuggets need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 100.8 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 104.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Will Barton is averaging 15.4 points and 2.4 assists while Kenneth Faried is averaging 12.5 points and 8.8 rebounds. Gary Harris is dishing 1.8 assists and Nikola Jokic is grabbing 6.1 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Nuggets are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets have lost five of their last eight home games.
The Grizzlies are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Monday games and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Nuggets are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Grizzlies are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Denver and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Memphis Grizzlies have been rolling for the last month or so, which includes getting the job done on the road. The Nuggets are going to be hard to back without their top player in Danilo Gallinari on the court. I'll take the road team and small line.