Chicago Bulls at Memphis Grizzlies - 4/12/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Memphis Grizzlies (26-25) vs Chicago Bulls (22-30)
Game Info: Monday, April 12, 2021 at 9:00 pm (FedExForum)
Betting Odds: Memphis Grizzlies -4.5 -- Over/Under: 230 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Chicago Bulls and Memphis Grizzlies meet Monday in NBA action at the FedExForum.
The Chicago Bulls need a win after losing eight of their last 11 games. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 112.7 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 113.6 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Zach LaVine is averaging 27.5 points and 4.9 assists while Nikola Vucevic is averaging 22.9 points and 10.3 rebounds. Lauri Markkanen is the third double-digit scorer and Coby White is dishing 4.5 assists. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 80.4 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45 rebounds per game.
The Memphis Grizzlies need a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 112.9 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 111.5 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 19 points and 7.4 assists while Dillon Brooks is averaging 16.5 points and 2.9 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Anderson is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.3 rebounds per game.
The Bulls are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Grizzlies are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 16-5 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The under is 11-5 in Bulls last 16 overall. The over is 8-3 in Grizzlies last 11 overall. The Bulls are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Memphis and 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Memphis Grizzlies are playing some of their best ball of the season right now, but they're also coming off a rough loss last night against the Pacers. As bad as the Bulls have looked these last couple of weeks, they still win on the road by an average of 1.2 points where they're also 18-7 against the spread. The Bulls have covered 19 of their last 26 road games. Give me the points in this spot.