Memphis Grizzlies at Chicago Bulls - 4/16/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Chicago Bulls (22-32) vs Memphis Grizzlies (27-26)
Game Info: Friday, April 16, 2021 at 8:00 pm (United Center)
Betting Odds: Chicago Bulls PK -- Over/Under: 227.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Memphis Grizzlies and Chicago Bulls meet Friday in NBA action at the United Center.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after losing three of their last four games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 112.9 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 111.6 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 18.9 points and 7.4 assists while Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 17 points and 12.8 rebounds. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Anderson is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game.
The Chicago Bulls look for a win here to snap a four-game losing streak. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 112.2 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 113.6 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Zach LaVine is averaging 27.5 points and 5.1 assists while Nikola Vucevic is averaging 22.5 points and 9.8 rebounds. Lauri Markkanen is the third double-digit scorer and Coby White is dishing 4.4 assists. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 80.1 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game.
The Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 19-7 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The Bulls are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Grizzlies last 6 overall. The over is 4-1 in Bulls last 5 overall. The Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Chicago and 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Memphis Grizzlies are not only playing the better basketball right now, but they just beat the Bulls a couple of days ago by 11 points. The Grizzlies are winning their last five games by an average of 3.4 points and win on the road by an average of 4.7 points. The Chicago Bulls have lost four straight games, and they're losing their last five games by an average of 5.4 points on 48.9 percent shooting from the field. In a toss up game, give me the Grizzlies, the team playing the more consistent basketball.