Memphis Grizzlies vs. Houston Rockets
Monday, November 4, 2019 at 8:00 PM (FedEx Forum)
Houston Rockets -5.5 . Total 229.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Houston Rockets hit the road for a matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies. The Rockets are (3-3) and coming off a loss to the Heat 129-100. The Grizzlies haven't had as much success to the start of the season. The Grizzlies are (1-4) on the season and coming off a 114-105 loss.
The Rockets were led in scoring by James Harden with 29 points in the loss to the Heat. Harden was a perfect 14 of 14 from the foul line. Chris Clemons came off the bench to add 16 points. Clemons was 4 of 9 from 3 point range. The Rockets as a team shot 39% from the floor and a less then stellar 29% from behind the 3 point arch. The Rockets had an assist to turnover ratio of 19 to 22. The Rockets were trailing 46 to 14 after the first quarter.
In the loss to the Suns, the Grizzlies were led in scoring by Ja Morant. Morant had 24 points on 9 of 16 shooting from the floor. Dillon Brooks saw 24 minutes of action and contributed 16 points and 2 rebounds. The Grizzlies shot well from the floor, shooting almost 50% in the game. The Grizzlies did struggle from the free throw line, shooting just 63%. The Grizzlies out scored the Suns in the paint 62 to 48.
Recent Betting Trends:
Rockets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games.
Rockets are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
The under is 7-2 in the Rockets last 9 road games.
Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Grizzlies are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. the Southwest.
The over is 5-2 in the Grizzlies last 7 home games.
When looking at this series, the favorite is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The home team is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings. The home teams has been profitable when covering the spread and this looks like it could be a nice play, with the Rockets being 0-6 ATS this season. Rockets are also 0-3 ATS on the road this season. Final score prediction, the Rockets win but the Grizzlies are able to cover the spread, 122-119.