Los Angeles Clippers at Memphis Grizzlies - 2/25/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Memphis Grizzlies (13-14) vs Los Angeles Clippers (23-10)
Game Info: Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
Betting Odds: Memphis Grizzlies +7.5 -- Over/Under: 228 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies meet Thursday in NBA action at the FedExFoum.
The Los Angeles Clippers look for a win after winning six of their last eight games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 115.8 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 109 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 27.1 points and 6.2 rebounds while Paul George is averaging 24.6 points and 6.2 rebounds. Marcus Morris Sr. is the third double-digit scorer and Lou Williams is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 42.2 percent from beyond the arc and 83.6 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 110.4 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 112 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 19.1 points and 7.9 assists while Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 16 points and 11.2 rebounds. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Brandon Clarke is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.9 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 39.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game.
The Clippers are 21-8 ATS in their last 29 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. The over is 9-3-1 in Clippers last 13 overall. The over is 8-2 in Grizzlies last 10 overall. The over is 10-4 in the last 14 meetings.
The Los Angeles Clippers have been covering machines on the road dating back to last season, and they win on the road this year by an average of 8.9 points. The Memphis Grizzlies lose at home by an average of 5.4 points and they're not playing much defense lately, allowing 49.4 percent shooting from the field and 43.1 percent shooting from deep in their last five games. I'll take my chances with the Clippers and the chalk.