Detroit Pistons vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction NBA Picks 4/5/24

Memphis Grizzlies (26-50) vs Detroit Pistons (13-63)

Game Info: Friday, April 5, 2024 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)

Betting Odds: Memphis Grizzlies / Detroit Pistons --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Detroit Pistons and Memphis Grizzlies meet Friday in NBA action at the FedExForum. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Pistons vs Grizzlies prediction.

Detroit Pistons Betting Preview

The Detroit Pistons recently lost to the Grizzlies and Hawks, while beating the Wizards. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 110.6 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 119.4 points on 49 percent shooting. Cade Cunningham is averaging 22.7 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Simone Fontecchio is averaging 15.4 points and 1.8 assists. Jaden Ivey is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Duren is grabbing 11.7 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game.

Memphis Grizzlies Betting Preview

The Memphis Grizzlies recently lost to the Magic while beating the Pistons and Bucks. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 106 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 112.9 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Desmond Bane is averaging 23.7 points and 4.4 rebounds, while Jaren Jackson Jr. is averaging 22.5 points and 2.3 assists. GG Jackson is the third double-digit scorer and Lamar Stevens is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.1 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 38.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.4 rebounds per game.

Detroit Pistons Player Facts

  • Jalen Duren ranks 1st in the Eastern Conference amongst qualified players for rebounds per game (11.7) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Grizzlies rank 30th in the league for points per game this season (106.0).
  • The Grizzlies rank 30th in the league for opponent blocks per game this season (6.5).
  • The Pistons rank 30th in the league for steals per game this season (6.4).
  • The Pistons rank 30th in the league for three-point field goals made per game this season (11.0).

Pistons vs Grizzlies prediction

I'm not running to the window to back either losing team that has nothing to play for. The Pistons and Grizzlies aren't winning or covering numbers, and there's no motivation for any of that to start now. With that said, the Grizzlies are at home and despite fielding a G League roster, they continue to play hard and compete. The Grizzlies have also won 6 straight games against the Pistons and 9 of the last 10 meetings overall. The Grizzlies have won 2 straight games, while the Pistons have lost 9 of their last 10 games. Pick 'em spot, give me the Grizz at home.

Randy’s Pick Memphis Grizzlies -1

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