Memphis Grizzlies at Phoenix Suns - 3/15/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Phoenix Suns (25-12) vs Memphis Grizzlies (17-18)
Game Info: Monday, March 15, 2021 at 10:00 pm (PHX Arena)
Betting Odds: Phoenix Suns -7.5 -- Over/Under: 228 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Memphis Grizzlies and Phoenix Suns meet Monday in NBA action at the PHX Arena.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 112.1 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 111.1 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 19.7 points and 7.8 assists while Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 16 points and 11.6 rebounds. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Anderson is grabbing six rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.1 rebounds per game.
The Phoenix Suns look for a win after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 113.9 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 107.9 points on 46 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 25.1 points and 4.6 assists while Chris Paul is averaging 15.8 points and 4.7 rebounds. Deandre Ayton is the third double-digit scorer and Mikal Bridges is dishing 2.2 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 83.2 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.2 rebounds per game.
The Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Suns are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 home games and 35-16 ATS in their last 51 games overall. The under is 7-1 in Grizzlies last 8 overall. The over is 11-4 in Suns last 15 overall. The Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Memphis Grizzlies are on the end of a back to back and can't feel great about losing to the Thunder last night. The Phoenix Suns are winning their last five games by an average of 9.2 points and they win at home by an average of seven points. The Suns continue to be one of the best covering teams in the league dating back to the NBA bubble, and they beat the Grizzlies on the road by 31 points back in late February. Somewhat of a steep number, but I'll lay it anyway.