Los Angeles Clippers (23-11) at Memphis Grizzlies (14-14)
NBA Basketball: Friday, February 26, 2021 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies +7.5 -- Over/Under: 228.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies meet Friday in NBA action at the FedExFourm.
The Los Angeles Clippers look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 115.8 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 109 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 27.1 points and 6.2 rebounds while Paul George is averaging 24.6 points and 6.2 rebounds. Marcus Morris Sr. is the third double-digit scorer and Lou Williams is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 42.2 percent from beyond the arc and 83.6 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 110.4 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 112 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 19.1 points and 7.9 assists while Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 16 points and 11.2 rebounds. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Brandon Clarke is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.9 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 39.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game.
The Clippers are 21-8 ATS in their last 29 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Friday games. The over is 9-3-1 in Clippers last 13 overall. The over is 8-2 in Grizzlies last 10 overall. The over is 10-4 in the last 14 meetings.
The Los Angeles Clippers have been covering machines on the road dating back to last season, so one loss shouldn't knock you off the ledge. However, the Memphis Grizzlies absolutely dominated in last nights victory and are a young club that thrives off of confidence. You just know the Grizzlies are going to be feeling themselves heading into this contest and knowing they have what it takes to get the job done again. I'd grab the points in this spot.