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Memphis Grizzlies (16-27) vs. Miami Heat (24-19)
January 24, 2024 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Miami Heat -10; Over/Under: +212.5
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The Memphis Grizzlies need a win after losing 4 of their last 6 games. The Miami Heat have lost 3 straight games. Let’s preview this game and give out a Memphis Grizzlies vs Miami Heat prediction.

Memphis Grizzlies Betting Preview

The Memphis Grizzlies rebounded from losses to the Bulls and Timberwolves with a win over the Raptors. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 107.8 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 113.3 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Desmond Bane is averaging 24.4 points and 4.6 rebounds, while Jaren Jackson Jr. is averaging 21.8 points and 1.9 assists. Marcus Smart is the third double-digit scorer and Santi Aldama is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.2 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 38.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.2 rebounds per game.

Memphis Grizzlies Team Facts

  • The Grizzlies have won five of their last seven games as underdogs against the Heat.
  • The Grizzlies have failed to cover the spread in seven of their last eight games as road underdogs against Eastern Conference opponents following a win.
  • Eight of the Grizzlies’ last nine night games at Kaseya Center have gone OVER the total points line.

Miami Heat Betting Preview

The Miami Heat recently lost to the Raptors, Hawks, and Magic during this streak. The Miami Heat are averaging 110.9 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 110.7 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Tyler Herro is averaging 22 points and 5.5 rebounds, while Bam Adebayo is averaging 21.5 points and 10.5 rebounds. Jimmy Butler is the third double-digit scorer and Jaime Jaquez Jr. is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 82.3 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Heat are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.6 rebounds per game.

Miami Heat Team Facts

  • The Heat have won 17 of their last 18 games against Southwest Division opponents following a loss.
  • The Heat have covered the spread in each of their last six games on the first leg of a back-to-back.
  • Each of the Heat’s last six games have gone UNDER the total points line.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Miami Heat prediction

The Memphis Grizzlies are a tough sell in their current form because they have so many players on the injury list. The Grizzlies won’t have Smart, Aldama, Morant, Bane and others, and it makes them hard to get behind. The Miami Heat have issues of their own, but they did make a move for Terry Rozier, and that should improve an offense that’s stuck in the mud. No word if Rozier will be cleared to play tonight, but if so, he’ll instantly inject some life into this roster. Anyway, I can’t back the Grizzlies in any shape or form. It’s Heat or pass for me.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Miami Heat -10

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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