Philadelphia 76ers (8-5) at Memphis Grizzlies (6-4)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -1.5 -- Over/Under: 209 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Philadelphia 76ers and Memphis Grizzlies meet Saturday in NBA action at Fedex Forum.
The Philadelphia 76ers look for another victory after winning six of their last eight games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 110.7 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 111.3 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 27.7 points and 12.4 rebounds while JJ Redick is averaging 17.3 points and 3.5 assists. Ben Simmons is the third double-digit scorer and Robert Covington is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.9 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 49.1 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost five of their last six road games.
The Memphis Grizzlies look to stay hot after winning six of their last nine games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 102.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 100.6 points on 46 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 16.7 points and six assists while Marc Gasol is averaging 14.4 points and 8.9 rebounds. Garrett Temple is the third double-digit scorer and Jaren Jackson Jr. is dishing 1.3 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.3 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won all four home games this season.
The 76ers are 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 vs. NBA Southwest and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 road games. The Grizzlies are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 home games, 5-11 ATS in their last 16 vs. Eastern Conference and 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games overall. The 76ers are 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings, the underdog is 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings and the over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Philadelphia 76ers are still playing shaky basketball despite their victories, and they're coming off an overtime game last night against the Hornets in which they couldn't get a stop. The Memphis Grizzlies are unbeaten at home, have been great against the number and are well rested for this contest. The Grizzlies have also won nine of the last 10 meetings against the 76ers. There's no reason not to lay the bucket with the home team.