Memphis favored by 10 against Phoenix on Tuesday
Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Phoenix when they hit take on the Grizzlies on Tuesday in pro hoops betting action.
The Grizzlies bring a 12-3 record (12-3 ATS) to the battle against the 7-11 Suns, who are 6-12 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Memphis go 7-8 so far and the Suns go 10-8. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Bettors looking to side with the Grizzlies in this one found them as 10-point favorites earlier at , while the total had been sitting in the area of 196.5 at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Grizzlies sit at No. 1 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Suns are at No. 30 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Grizzlies will win this game 106-93.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Memphis's No. 11-ranked offense (98.7 PPG) against a Suns defense that ranks No. 30 at 102.7 PPG. The Grizzlies have averaged 43.9% from the field per game, less than the Suns have managed so far this season (44.7% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Suns own the league's No. 29-rated mark, allowing 106.3 points per game when playing on the road. Memphis, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring on their home court.
In their last action, Phoenix was a 106-99 loser on the road against the Knicks. They covered the 11.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (205) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Suns endured a 106-99 loss at the hands of the Knicks on Sunday, despite an 18 -point effort from Marcin Gortat at Madison Square Garden.
Last time out for Memphis, they were a 99-95 loser as they battled the Spurs on the road. The Grizzlies covered in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 194 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Memphis suffered a 99-95 loss against San Antonio on Saturday, getting 20 points from Marc Gasol in a losing effort at AT&T Center.
Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing New York are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing New Orleans are 7-3
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a loss are 9-1
A few Suns at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing Memphis
Phoenix is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Phoenix is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Memphis
Memphis is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Memphis is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Memphis's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games at home
Phoenix home to Dallas, Thursday, December 6
Memphis at New Orleans, Friday, December 7