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Memphis GrizzliesLos Angeles Clippers
Jan 26, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Memphis Grizzlies vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds

10-7TEAM RECORD9-6

Los Angeles looks to cover the Clippers-Grizzlies pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 9-6 mark when they host Memphis in NBA action.

The Clippers sport records of 9-6 and 8-7 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Grizzlies sit at 10-7 and 9-8 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-8 for the Clippers and 8-9 for the Grizzlies.

View Memphis vs LA Clippers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Clippers in this one will find them as 3.5-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 191.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Clippers sit at No. 18 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Grizzlies are at No. 12 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Grizzlies will win this game 98-96.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 97 PPG, against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 10 at 92.6 PPG. The Clippers field goal percentage has averaged 45% so far, less than the Grizzlies shooters have achieved on the year, 45.9% per game.

Defensively, the Grizzlies feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 91.6 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.

The Grizzlies were a 97-84 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (181) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Grizzlies got 20 points from O.J. Mayo, but it was Portland that prevailed in a 97-84 final on Tuesday at Rose Garden.

The Clippers were a 96-91 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Lakers. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (187) made winners of OVER bettors. Blake Griffin scored 26 points for Los Angeles on Wednesday, but the Lakers managed a 96-91 victory over the Clippers at STAPLES Center.

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Phoenix are 4-6
After playing Portland are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Denver are 4-6
After playing LA Lakers are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Grizzlies at Clippers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Memphis's last 9 games on the road
Memphis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 7 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
LA Clippers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games at home
LA Clippers are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 7 games when playing Memphis
LA Clippers are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games

Next up:
Memphis at Phoenix, Saturday, January 28
LA Clippers at Denver, Sunday, January 29

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