Brooklyn Nets vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds
The Nets will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Grizzlies in Memphis at FedExForum on Friday in NBA action.
Memphis will face the 26-16 Nets, who own a 20-20-2 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Grizzlies are 14-26-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Nets are 18-24 favoring the OVER.
The Nets were listed as 5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 177 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Grizzlies sit at No. 6 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Nets are at No. 16 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Grizzlies will win this game 97-95.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Nets rank No. 15 in the league with 42.3 per game. That compares with Memphis’s No. 11 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Memphis is the NBA’s No. 29-ranked team at 4.7 per game, while the Nets rate No. 11 with 7.5 per contest.
Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, giving up 93.9 points per game. Memphis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 in the league in scoring at home.
The Nets were a 91-83 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Timberwolves. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (174) made winners of UNDER bettors. Brooklyn earned a 91-83 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Brook Lopez at Target Center.
Last time out for Memphis, they were a 106-93 winner as they battled the Lakers at home. The Grizzlies covered in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 199 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Memphis got 20 points from Darrell Arthur en route to a 106-93 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday at FedExForum.
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 1-9
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a win are 8-2
Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing New Orleans are 8-2
After playing LA Lakers are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few Nets at Grizzlies trends to consider:
Brooklyn is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Brooklyn is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Brooklyn's last 24 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Memphis's last 12 games at home
Memphis is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
Brooklyn at Houston, Saturday, January 26
Memphis home to New Orleans, Sunday, January 27