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Pacers visit Grizzlies in NBA clash

Indiana PacersMemphis Grizzlies
March 19, 8:00 PM | FedExForum

Indiana Pacers vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds

30-39TEAM RECORD37-32

Indiana pays a visit to Memphis on Saturday, hoping to send the Grizzlies to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at FedExForum.

The Grizzlies are 37-32 so far on the season, and 42-26-1 ATS vs. the number. The Pacers, meanwhile, are 30-39 and 31-35-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Memphis go 36-33 and the Pacers go 30-38-1 on the totals.

View Indiana vs Memphis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Grizzlies installed as 8-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 204.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Grizzlies and the No. 12-ranked Pacers, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 101-99 result in favor of the Grizzlies.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Memphis's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 100 PPG, against a Pacers defense that ranks No. 17 at 100.9 PPG. The Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 46.6% so far, more than the Pacers shooters have achieved on the year, 44% per game.

Defensively, the Pacers feature the league's No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 102.8 points per game. Memphis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Indiana, they were a 115-108 winner as they battled the Bulls at home. The Pacers covered in the match as a 4-point underdog, while 223 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Pacers got a 29-point performance from Tyler Hansbrough, who added 12 rebounds as Indiana ran past Chicago 115-108 on Friday at Conseco Fieldhouse.

The Grizzlies were a 120-99 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 4.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (219) made winners of OVER bettors. The Grizzlies were blown out by New York on Thursday, losing by a 120-99 final at Madison Square Garden in basketball betting action.

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing New Jersey are 6-4
After playing Chicago are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Utah are 2-8
After playing New York are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Pacers at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games when playing on the road against Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 6 games when playing Memphis
Indiana is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Memphis's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Memphis's last 8 games at home
Memphis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana

Next up:
Indiana at New Jersey, Monday, March 21
Memphis home to Utah, Monday, March 21

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