Washington Wizards vs. Memphis Grizzlies - 2/9/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Memphis Grizzlies (26-26) at Washington Wizards (18-32)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm (Capital One Arena)
The Line: Washington Wizards +1 -- Over/Under: 239
The Memphis Grizzlies and Washington Wizards meet Sunday in NBA action at the Capital One Arena.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for another win after winning six of their last eight games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 113.2 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 114.9 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Jaren Jackson Jr. is averaging 17.4 points and 4.6 rebounds while Ja Morant is averaging 17.4 points and seven assists. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 10.2 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.2 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.3 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have split their last six road games.
The Washington Wizards look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 115.8 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 120.7 points on 48.8 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 29.2 points and 6.3 assists while Davis Bertans is averaging 15.1 points and 4.7 rebounds. Shabazz Napier is the third double-digit scorer and Rui Hachimura is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.3 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have won seven of their last nine home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Washington Wizards have played winning basketball at home as of late, and they're 13-11 ATS at home as well. I usually give the home team the edge in toss up games, but the Memphis Grizzlies are clearly the better team in this spot and beat the Wizards by 17 points when they met back in December. These young Grizzlies are better and more consistent than when they met a couple of months ago. The Wizards are still terrible defensively. I'm backing the Grizzlies on the road in this near pick em contest.