Toronto Raptors (10-13) at Memphis Grizzlies (9-9)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 8, 2021 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies +1 -- Over/Under: 222.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Toronto Raptors and Memphis Grizzlies meet Monday in NBA action at the FedExForum.
The Toronto Raptors look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 112.7 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 111.4 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Fred VanVleet is averaging 20.2 points and 4.4 rebounds while Pascal Siakam is averaging 19.7 points and 4.6 assists. Kyle Lowry is the third double-digit scorer and Norman Powell is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 81.7 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.7 rebounds per game.
The Memphis Grizzlies look to snap a three-game losing streak. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 109.8 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 109.8 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 18.6 points and 7.2 assists while Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 15.1 points and 10.2 rebounds. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Brandon Clarke is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.1 rebounds per game.
The Raptors are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Monday games. The Grizzlies are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Monday games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The over is 5-0 in Raptors last 5 overall. The over is 4-1 in Grizzlies last 5 overall. The Raptors are 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Memphis and 7-0 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Memphis Grizzlies have shown they can play with love average teams, but they're running into a bit of a rough patch with a struggling defense, and they lose at home by an average of 4.8 points. The Toronto Raptors appear to have turned things around and are showing signs of returning to the team we expected to see. The Raptors are winning their last five games by an average of 4.2 points while shooting 47 percent from the field. The Raptors should win this game. I'll back them in this near pick em contest.