Miami Heat vs. Memphis Grizzlies - 11/26/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Grizzlies (10-6) at Miami Heat (5-10)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm (American Airlines Arena)
The Line: Miami Heat -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and Miami Heat meet Saturday night in a NBA matchup at the American Airlines Arena.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a bounce back victory after winning six of their last seven games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 97.9 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 96.7 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 19.6 points and 5.9 assists while Marc Gasol is averaging 17.9 points and 5.9 rebounds. Zach Randolph is the third double-digit scorer and Vince Carter is grabbing four rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won five straight road games.
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The Miami Heat look for some sort of consistency after splitting their last six games. The Miami Heat are averaging 95.1 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 97.6 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Hassan Whiteside is averaging 17.9 points and 15.4 rebounds while Goran Dragic is averaging 15.3 points and 5.6 assists. Dion Waiters is the third double-digit scorer and Tyler Johnson is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Heat are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game. The Miami Heat have lost three of their last four home games.
The Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 15-6 ATS in their last 21 vs. Eastern Conference. The Heat are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 0 days rest and 14-6 ATS in their last 20 home games. The Grizzlies are 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Miami and the home team is 18-7-1 ATS in the last 26 meetings.
It's hard to beat a team twice in as many days, but the Miami Heat play their best ball at home and simply dominated the Grizzlies defensively on Friday. So, in a toss-up game, I'm siding with the Heat to get the sweep here.