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Grizzlies vs Pacers Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 1/29/23

Indiana Pacers (24-27) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (31-18)
January 29, 2023 6:00 pm EDT
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -9.5; Over/Under: +240.5
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The Indiana Pacers and Memphis Grizzlies meet Sunday in NBA action at the FedExForum. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Indiana Pacers Betting Preview

The Indiana Pacers are averaging 115.4 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 117.3 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Tyrese Haliburton is averaging 20.2 points and 4 rebounds, while Buddy Hield is averaging 17.7 points and 4.9 rebounds. Bennedict Mathurin is the third double-digit scorer and Myles Turner is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.1 rebounds per game.

The Memphis Grizzlies Betting Preview

The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 116.8 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 112.5 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 27.3 points and 8.1 assists, while Desmond Bane is averaging 21.6 points and 5.1 rebounds. Jaren Jackson Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Dillon Brooks is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.7 rebounds per game.

The Pacers are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 road games and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Grizzlies are 35-15-1 ATS in their last 51 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Pacers last 7 road games. The under is 5-0 in Grizzlies last 5 overall. The Pacers are 4-10 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Memphis.

Randy’s Free Pick

Neither of these teams are playing good ball over the last week, but it’s fair to expect the Grizzlies to bounce back sooner. The Pacers are banged up, getting blown out left and right, and the Grizzlies win at home by an average of 11.2 points. Big line for a struggling club, but give me the Grizzlies if forced to pick.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Memphis Grizzlies -9.5

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