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NBA Betting Pick - $Spread Point Underdogs vs

The Memphis Grizzlies will hit the floor running against the visiting New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, looking to bolster their record and bolster betting bankrolls in the process.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 109-98 win for the Grizzlies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Memphis Grizzlies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Memphis Grizzlies are 38-26 so far on the NBA season, and 31-30-3 ATS vs the spread betting line. The New Orleans Pelicans, meanwhile, are 24-39 and 27-36 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Memphis go 35-29 and the Pelicans go 32-30-1 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Memphis vs New Orleans injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Memphis Grizzlies rated this week at No. 17 and the New Orleans Pelicans sitting at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Memphis's No. 25-ranked offense averaging 99.14 PPG, against a New Orleans Pelicans defense that ranks No. 25 at 105.76 PPG. The Memphis Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 44.53% so far, less than the New Orleans Pelicans shooters have achieved on the year, 44.68% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Anthony Davis chucked in 40 points for New Orleans on Wednesday, but they still came up short in losing 122-113 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

The Grizzlies were blown out by Boston on Wednesday, losing by a 116-96 final at TD Garden in basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of New Orleans's last 25 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 16 of New Orleans's last 23 games on the road
  • Memphis is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Memphis is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of Memphis's last 25 games
  • Memphis is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans at Milwaukee, Saturday, March 12th
Memphis at Atlanta, Saturday, March 12th