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Grizzlies host Pacers in basketball action

Indiana PacersMemphis Grizzlies
Jan 21, 1:00 PM | FedExForum

Indiana Pacers vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds

25-16TEAM RECORD26-13

The Grizzlies will try to cover the spread at FedExForum on Monday when they get a visit from the Pacers in basketball action.

Memphis battles the Pacers, currently with a 25-16 mark (21-20 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 13-25-1 for the Grizzlies and 16-25 for the Pacers. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Indiana vs Memphis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Pacers before tip-off in this one found them as 5-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 176.5 at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 6 (Grizzlies) and the No. 4 (Pacers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 95-93 result in favor of the Grizzlies is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Memphis's No. 11-rated squad against Indiana's No. 1-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Memphis rates No. 29 in the league with 4.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 19 with 6.5 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Pacers own the league's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 91.1 points per game when playing on the road. Memphis, on the other hand, rates No. 28 in scoring on their home court.

The Pacers were a 105-95 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rockets. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (200) made winners of OVER bettors. Indiana got 31 points from Paul George en route to a 105-95 victory over Houston on Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The Grizzlies were an 85-82 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Bulls. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (167) made winners of UNDER bettors. Memphis got 19 points from Marc Gasol en route to an 85-82 victory over Chicago on Saturday at United Center.

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing Houston are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing LA Lakers are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Pacers at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Indiana's last 11 games
Indiana is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Indiana's last 11 games when playing on the road against Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 7 games when playing Memphis
Memphis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games at home
Memphis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana

Next up:
Indiana at Portland, Wednesday, January 23
Memphis home to LA Lakers, Wednesday, January 23