Memphis Grizzlies vs. Houston Rockets - 3/20/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Houston Rockets at Memphis Grizzlies

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM (FedEx Forum)

The Line: Memphis Grizzlies +4 -- Over/Under: 216.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Houston Rockets and Memphis Grizzlies meet Wednesday in NBA action at the FedEx Forum.

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The Houston Rockets look to stay hot after winning 12 of their last 13 games. The Houston Rockets are averaging 112.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 109.9 points on 47.1 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 35.9 points and 7.6 assists while Clint Capela is averaging 16.7 points and 12.5 rebounds. Eric Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Chris Paul is dishing 8.2 assists. The Houston Rockets are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.6 rebounds per game. The Houston Rockets have won each of their last six road games.

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The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win here after splitting their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 102.1 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 104.6 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 20.7 points and 6.4 assists while Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 17.9 points and eight rebounds. Avery Bradley is the third double-digit scorer and Jaren Jackson Jr. is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.9 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won four of their last five home games.

The Rockets are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The Grizzlies are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 3 or more days rest, 9-2 ATS in their last 11 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Rockets are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the favorite is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The over is 4-1 in Grizzlies last 5 overall. The under is 7-1 in Rockets last 8 overall.

The Houston Rockets are simply having their way right now, and they've won eight of the last 10 meetings against the Memphis Grizzlies, with most of those games not being close. The Memphis Grizzlies have issues keeping up with offensive minded teams that push the pace and look to score a lot, as they just don't have the athletes or the shooters to counter, and it's been like that for years. We're getting a rather cheap number here when you consider the form of both teams and the fact the Grizzlies just don't shoot well enough to hang with the Rockets.

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Randy’s Pick Houston Rockets -4

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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