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Pistons home to Grizzlies in NBA betting action

Memphis GrizzliesDetroit Pistons
Feb 19, 7:30 PM | The Palace of Auburn Hills

Memphis Grizzlies vs Detroit Pistons Odds

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The Palace of Auburn Hills features an NBA battle between the host Detroit Pistons and the visiting Memphis Grizzlies in betting action on Tuesday.

The Pistons sit at 21-33 (26-28 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Grizzlies are currently 33-18 (29-21-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Detroit is 24-29-1 OU, and Memphis is 22-28-1 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Memphis vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup at BetOnline, the Pistons sat as 3-point underdogs. The total had been pegged earlier by the oddsmakers at TopBet at 185.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Pistons sit at No. 14 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Grizzlies are at No. 8 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Grizzlies will win this game 98-92.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Detroit's No. 5-rated squad against Memphis's No. 13-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Detroit rates No. 22 in the league with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 30 with 4.7 per outing.

Defensively, the Grizzlies feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, giving up 93.8 points per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 in the league in scoring at home.

Memphis won its last outing, a 108-101 result against the Kings on February 12. The Grizzlies failed to cover in that game as a 11-point favorite, while the 209 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Grizzlies got a 24-point performance from Marc Gasol, who added 12 rebounds as Memphis ran past Sacramento 108-101 on Tuesday at FedExForum.

The Pistons were a 96-85 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Wizards. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (181) made winners of UNDER bettors. Detroit earned a 96-85 victory over Washington on Wednesday, getting 24 points from Jose Calderon at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Sacramento are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Charlotte are 3-7
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Grizzlies at Pistons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Memphis's last 10 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Memphis at Toronto, Wednesday, February 20
Detroit at Charlotte, Wednesday, February 20