Memphis Grizzlies vs. Phoenix Suns - 1/29/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Phoenix Suns - 1/29/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by USA TODAY Sports

Phoenix Suns (17-33) at Memphis Grizzlies (17-31)

NBA Basketball: Monday, January 29, 2018 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)

The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -7.5 -- Over/Under: 205.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Phoenix Suns and Memphis Grizzlies meet Monday in NBA action at the FedExForum. 

The Phoenix Suns could use a win here after losing nine of their last 11 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 104.9 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 112.1 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 24.5 points and 4.6 assists while TJ Warren is averaging 19.7 points and 5.3 rebounds. Greg Monroe is the third double-digit scorer and Mike James is dishing 3.8 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost six of their last seven road games.

The Memphis Grizzlies could use a win here after splitting their last eight games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 99.4 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 102.3 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Tyreke Evans is averaging 19.4 points and five assists while Marc Gasol is averaging 18 points and 8.5 rebounds. JaMychal Green is the third double-digit scorer and Dillon Brooks is grabbing three rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.4 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won five of their last seven home games.

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The Suns are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest. The Grizzlies are 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 home games, 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Suns are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Memphis, the home team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings and the over is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings in Memphis.

The Memphis Grizzlies are playing better basketball lately, but they're still extremely bnged up and are being outscored by 3.4 points in their last five games. The Phoenix Suns have been awful on the road and are back to losing games overall, but they've been good against the number on the end of a back to back, and they've won the last two meetings against the Grizzlies. Give me the points here.

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Randy’s Pick Phoenix Suns +7.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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