Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/16/21

Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/16/21 Photo by Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia 76ers (9-4) at Memphis Grizzlies (5-6)

NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)

The Line: Memphis Grizzlies +3 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Philadelphia 76ers and Memphis Grizzlies meet Saturday in NBA action at the FedExForum.

The Philadelphia 76ers look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 114.3 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 110.7 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 25 points and 11.5 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 18.9 points and three assists. Seth Curry is the third double-digit scorer and Shake Milton is dishing 3.7 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.8 rebounds per game.

The Memphis Grizzlies look for another win to build on their three-game winning streak. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 106.5 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 107.9 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 26.3 points and 6.3 assists while Dillon Brooks is averaging 16.6 points and 4.2 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas is the third double-digit scorer and Brandon Clarke is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.1 rebounds per game.

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The 76ers are 16-34-2 ATS in their last 52 road games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 1 days rest. The Grizzlies are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 5-1 in 76ers last 6 overall. The under is 19-7 in Grizzlies last 26 overall. The 76ers are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Memphis Grizzlies have found ways to turn things around this week, but I still don't trust them against above average teams without Ja. The Philadelphia 76ers are rested and as healthy as they've been in a while. Seeing the Grizzlies dig deep and pull off an upset wouldn't shock anybody, but the 76ers should win this game. I'll lay the bucket with the road team.

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Randy’s Pick Philadelphia 76ers -3

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

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