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NBA odds preview - Wizards vs. Grizzlies

Washington Wizards Memphis Grizzlies
25-25 February 11, 2014, 08:00 | FedExForum 27-23



The Grizzlies will be trying to slam the Wizards on Tuesday when the teams tip off at FedExForum in NBA betting action.

The Wizards will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 26-23-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Grizzlies are 22-27-1 ATS. Washington is 28-22 against the total, while Memphis is 23-27 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Washington Wizards vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds and Stats.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 14-rated Wizards taking on the No. 13-rated Grizzlies in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 92-90 win for the Grizzlies on Tuesday.

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Washington won its last outing, a 93-84 result against the Kings on February 9. The Wizards covered in that game as a 5-point favorite, while the 177 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Washington got 18 points from Nene Hilario en route to a 93-84 victory over Sacramento on Sunday at Verizon Center.

Memphis lost its last outing, a 91-83 result against the Cavaliers on February 9. The Grizzlies failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point favorite, while the 174 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Nick Calathes scored 17 points in a failed effort to lead the Grizzlies to victory (they lost 91-83 to Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena on Sunday).

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Memphis's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 94.92 PPG, against a Wizards defense that ranks No. 12 at 99.38 PPG. The Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 45.45% so far, more than the Wizards shooters have achieved on the year, 44.92% per game.

Next up:
Washington at Houston, Wednesday, February 12th
Memphis at Orlando, Wednesday, February 12th