Sacramento Kings vs. Memphis Grizzlies - 2/20/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Memphis Grizzlies (28-26) at Sacramento Kings (21-33)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 10:00 pm (Golden 1 Center)
The Line: Sacramento Kings -1 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Memphis Grizzlies and Sacramento Kings meet Thursday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.
The Memphis Grizzlies look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 113 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 114.4 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 17.6 points and 7.1 assists while Jaren Jackson Jr. is averaging 17.1 points and 4.8 rebounds. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 10.5 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won four of their last six road games.
The Sacramento Kings need a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 107.9 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 110.8 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Buddy Hield is averaging 20.4 points and five rebounds while De’Aaron Fox is averaging 19.7 points and seven assists. Harrison Barnes is the third double-digit scorer and Bogdan Bogdanovic is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 76.4 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.3 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have won three straight home games.
The Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Sacramento. The under is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings in Sacramento and 17-7 in the last 24 meetings.
The Memphis Grizzlies have been lightyears the better and more consistent team, and they're winning their last five games by an average of six points while allowing just 39 percent shooting from the field and 36 percent shooting from deep. The Sacramento Kings are playing better basketball lately and have won three straight at home, but they're not close to consistent, they struggle defensively and are 10-15-1 ATS at home. I have a thing for taking the better teams in the underdog role and not ask many questions. The Grizzlies are clearly the better team. Give me the free point.