Grizzlies vs. Suns - 3/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (16-46) at Memphis Grizzlies (37-24)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 4:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -13.5 -- Over/Under: 209 See the Latest Odds
The Phoenix Suns and Memphis Grizzlies clash Sunday afternoon at the FedExForum.
The Phoenix Suns have not won back-to-back games since December 7-9. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 100.4 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 107.5 points on 47 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 11.1 points and 1.9 assists while Mirza Teletovic is averaging 11 points and 3.4 rebounds. Jon Leuer is dishing 1.2 assists and Alex Len is grabbing 6.9 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.4 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost 15 of their last 16 road games.
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The Memphis Grizzlies look to stay hot after winning seven of their last nine games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 99.1 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 99.3 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 15.2 points and 6.1 assists while Zach Randolph is averaging 14.8 points and 7.9 rebounds. Lance Stephenson is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Mario Chalmers is dishing 3.8 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 33.6 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 40.8 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won four straight home games.
The Suns are 5-21 ATS in their last 26 road games and 17-35 ATS in their last 52 games overall. The Grizzlies are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Suns are 2-5-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Memphis.
I continue to say that I'm not backing the Suns, as they're too banged up and don't have enough talent to even compete most nights. That hasn't changed. The Grizzlies should easily win this game by double digits.