Grizzlies vs. Lakers Prediction
Will tonight's Grizzlies and Lakers matchup in L.A. go over the total when the two teams clash at 10:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Lakers are 3.5-point home underdogs versus the Grizzlies while the over/under currently sits at 206 points. The Lakers opened as a 3-point underdog before the line was bet up to 3.5, while the total opened at 203.5 before jumping to 206.
MEMPHIS KEY TRENDS: The Grizzlies are an impressive 11-2 against the spread in their last 13 games against Western Conference opponents and have cashed in four of their last five games versus Pacific opponents. That said, they're just 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games playing on two days of rest and have failed to cover in 10 of their last 11 games played on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES KEY TRENDS: The Lakers are just 2-5 at the betting window in their last seven home games, are 5-12 against the spread in their last 17 games overall and are 2-9 at the betting window in their last 11 games versus Western Conference foes. They're also just 3-10 against the spread in their last 13 games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.
OUR PREDICTION: The over is 3-1-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams and are 4-0-1 in the Lakers' last five games when playing a team with a winning percentage above .600. The over has also cashed in 11 of the Lakers' last 15 home games, is 7-2 in the Grizzlies' last nine road games, and is 4-1 in Memphis' last five games when its opponent scores 100 points or more in its previous contest.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: GRIZZLIES/LAKERS OVER 206