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Grizzlies vs Kings NBA Game Preview

Memphis Grizzlies Sacramento Kings
23-20 January 29, 2014, 10:00 | Sleep Train Arena 15-29



Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Memphis when they hit take on the Kings on Wednesday in pro hoops betting action.

The Grizzlies will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 19-23-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Kings are 19-23-2 ATS. Memphis is 21-22 against the total, while Sacramento is 24-19-1 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Memphis Grizzlies vs Sacramento Kings Odds and Stats.

This game pits the Kings, currently No. 20 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Grizzlies, who rate No. 11 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 92-90 victory for the Grizzlies.

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Last time out for Memphis, they were a 98-81 winner as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The Grizzlies covered in the match as a 5-point underdog, while 179 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Zach Randolph scored 23 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for Memphis on Tuesday, leading the Grizzlies to a 98-81 victory over Portland at Rose Garden.

Last time out for Sacramento, they were a 106-99 loser as they battled the Jazz on the road. The Kings failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 205 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Sacramento suffered a 106-99 loss against Utah on Monday, getting 19 points from Jason Thompson in a losing effort at EnergySolutions Arena.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Sacramento's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 102.16 PPG, against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 3 at 95.6 PPG. The Kings field goal percentage has averaged 44.84% so far, less than the Grizzlies shooters have achieved on the year, 45.41% per game.

Next up:
Memphis at Minnesota, Friday, January 31st
Sacramento at Dallas, Friday, January 31st