Memphis Grizzlies vs. Atlanta Hawks - 3/7/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Atlanta Hawks (19-45) at Memphis Grizzlies (31-32)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -5.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Atlanta Hawks and Memphis Grizzlies meet Saturday in NBA action at the FedExForum.
The Atlanta Hawks need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 111.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 119.2 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 29.8 points and 9.4 assists while John Collins is averaging 21.4 points and 10.3 rebounds. De'Andre Hunter is the third double-digit scorer and Kevin Huerter is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have lost five straight road games.
The Memphis Grizzlies need a win after splitting their last six games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 112.8 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 113.7 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 17.6 points and seven assists while Jaren Jackson Jr. is averaging 16.9 points and 4.7 rebounds. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 11 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 76.6 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.6 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have won five of their last six home games.
The under is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings.
The Atlanta Hawks are on the end of a back to back and have been rough both straight up and against the spread on the road this season where they've lost five straight and lose by an average of 13.4 points. The Memphis Grizzlies are winning their last five games by an average of 12.8 points and they need all the wins they can get if they're going to truly lockup a playoff spot in the west. The Grizzlies are 18-13 against the spread at home and just beat the breaks off the Hawks a few days ago, scoring 127 points on 50 percent shooting. I'll lay the reasonable chalk with the Grizzlies at home.