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Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

The Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

The Grizzlies were a 103-100 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the 76ers. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score (203) made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Oklahoma City was a 105-96 loser on the road against the Lakers. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (201) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Memphis:
Team record: 29-15 SU, 26-17-1 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 13 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Oklahoma City
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

Oklahoma City:
Team record: 34-11 SU, 25-17-3 ATS

is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 13 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Memphis
is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games

When playing on Thursday are 9-1
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing LA Lakers are 8-2
After a loss are 9-1

Next up:
Memphis home to Washington, Friday, February 1
Oklahoma City at Cleveland, Saturday, February 2