The New Orleans Pelicans are on the road for a matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Pelicans are (16-27), coming off a 133-130 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. The
Grizzlies are (20-22), after upending the Cleveland Cavaliers, 113-109.
In the Pelicans loss to the Clippers, New Orleans was led on offense by Derrick Favors.
Favors secured a double-double, finishing with 22 points and 11 rebounds. The
Pelicans shot a nice 53% from the floor, while hitting 36% from distance. The difference
in the game came from the foul line, as Los Angles outscored New Orleans 31 to 23
from the charity stripe.
In the Grizzlies win over the Cavaliers, Memphis was carried throughout the game by
Dillon Brooks. Brooks was 9 of 16 from the floor, sinking all 4 free throws, finishing with
26 points and 2 rebounds. The Grizzlies shot 51% from the floor and 32% from 3-point
range. This was a team win, as the Grizzlies finished the game with 32 assists on 45
made baskets. Memphis saw its largest lead at 21 points.
Game New Orleans Pelicans at Memphis Grizzlies
Date & Time Monday January 20, 2020, 5:00 PM (EST)
The Line MEM -1.5. Total 235.5
Recent Betting Trends:
Pelicans are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
Pelicans are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
The over is 10-0 in Pelicans last 10 games.
Grizzlies are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Grizzlies are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
The over is 12-6 in Grizzlies last 18 games.
The Pelicans have won 6 of the last 10 matchups against the Grizzlies. The Grizzlies
have a losing record at this point, but seem to have found their stride, as Memphis has
won 7 in a row. The Grizzlies success has been guided by rookie Ja Morant. New
Orleans has won 2 of 3, but have given up at least 132 points in 3 of their last 4 games.
The Grizzlies offense is rolling right now, I'll put stock in Memphis to continue this win
streak. Final score prediction, Grizzlies will win and cover, 124-118.
Pick: MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES -1.5