Memphis Grizzlies (17-17) at Oklahoma City Thunder (16-22)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder +5.5 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Memphis Grizzlies and Oklahoma City Thunder meet Sunday in NBA action at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 111.8 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 110.6 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 19.7 points and 7.8 assists while Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 16 points and 11.6 rebounds. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Anderson is grabbing six rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 79 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.5 rebounds per game.
The Oklahoma City Thunder look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 105.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 111.5 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 23.5 points and five rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 14.3 points and 6.8 rebounds. Luguentz Dort is the third double-digit scorer and Darius Bazley is grabbing 7.5 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game.
The Grizzlies are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Sunday games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Thunder are 14-2 ATS in their last 16 Sunday games and 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 0 days rest. The under is 7-1 in Grizzlies last 8 overall. The under is 9-4 in Thunder last 13 overall. The Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Oklahoma City and 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Memphis Grizzlies have played some of their best ball on the road where they win by an average of 7.1 points and they're 9-5 against the spread. The Oklahoma City Thunder are dealing with a ton of injuries and are losing their last five games by an average of 3.4 points. The Grizzlies beat OKC by nine points less than a month ago. I have no choice but to lay the chalk with the Grizzlies on the road.