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NBA BASKETBALL

Memphis Grizzlies vs. New Orleans Pelicans

The division rival Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at New Orleans Arena.

Memphis lost its last outing, a 116-100 result against the Thunder on December 11. The Grizzlies failed to cover in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 216 combined points took the game OVER the total.

New Orleans won its last outing, a 111-106 result against the Pistons on December 11. The Pelicans covered in that game as a 2.5-point favorite, while the 217 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Memphis:
Team record: 10-11 SU, 6-14-1 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 15 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma City are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

New Orleans:
Team record: 10-10 SU, 8-11-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 10 of last 13 games
is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 15 games when playing at home against Memphis

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Denver are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
Memphis home to Minnesota, Sunday, December 15
New Orleans at Denver, Sunday, December 15