Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 2/14/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder (32-26) at Memphis Grizzlies (18-37)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies +6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies meet Wednesday in NBA action at the FedExForum.
The Oklahoma City Thunder could use a victory here after losing six of their last eight games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 106.2 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 102.7 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Russell Westbrook is averaging 25.3 points and 10.3 assists while Paul George is averaging 22.4 points and 5.4 rebounds. Carmelo Anthony is the third double-digit scorer and Steven Adams is grabbing nine rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.8 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have split their last six road games.
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The Memphis Grizzlies need a victory here in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 98.9 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 102.6 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Tyreke Evans is averaging 19.4 points and 4.9 assists while Marc Gasol is averaging 17.9 points and 8.4 rebounds. JaMychal Green is the third double-digit scorer and Dillon Brooks is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79.8 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.6 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won six of their last nine home games.
The Thunder are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 Wednesday games, 3-8 ATS in their last 11 vs. Western Conference and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Grizzlies are 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 home games, 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest. The Thunder are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Memphis, 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the favorite is 18-7-2 ATS in the last 27 meetings.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are back to looking like the Oklahoma City Thunder from the start of the season, so hard to figure out. However, the Memphis Grizzlies have never played good basketball this season and are being outscored by 13 points in their last five games while shooting just 40.3 percent from the field. If the Oklahoma City Thunder can't win this game rather easily, there are even bigger issues than we thought in OKC.