Warriors vs. Grizzlies Prediction

Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies, 1/12/20 Predictions & Odds

Can the Memphis Grizzlies cover a big spread at home when they take on the struggling Golden State Warriors tonight at 6PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

549 Golden State Warriors vs. 550 Memphis Grizzlies

Sunday, January 12, 2020

6PM ET – FedEx Forum

Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new NBA Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Trends

According to the latest oddsmakers, the Grizzlies are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -6.5 points against the Warriors. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 224 points. The public betting currently has 90 percent going on the Grizzlies as the home favorite. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NBA Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Warriors continue their slide

Golden State suffered its seventh consecutive loss on Friday night, 109-100 at the Clippers. The Warriors have managed to cover the spread in their last two losses. Golden State is 9-31 on the season, 3-18 on the road, 19-21 against the spread and 23-17 with the under.

The Warriors are scoring just 104.8 points per game on offense this season while shooting just 42.9 percent from the field. Defensively, Golden State is allowing 112.7 points per contest while opponents shoot 46.9 percent from the field. D’Angelo Russell is leading the team with 23.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game. Alec Burks is adding 15.9 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists per contest.

Grizz win fourth straight

Memphis is riding a four-game win streak right now. The Grizzlies are coming off a 134-121 win at home over the Spurs on Friday night. They have covered the spread in all four wins. Memphis is 17-22 on the season, 9-12 at home, 20-18-1 against the spread and 22-17 with the over.

The Grizzlies are scoring 113.2 points per game on offense this year while shooting 47 percent as a team. Defensively, Memphis is allowing 116.4 points per game while opponents shoot 46.5 percent against them. Jaren Jackson Jr. is leading the team with 18.0 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game. Ja Morant is adding 18.0 points and 6.8 assists per contest.

NBA Betting Trends

Golden State

The Warriors are 4-13 against the spread in their last 17 Sunday games and 1-5 ATS in their last six road games against a team with a losing home record.

Memphis

The Grizzlies are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven home games and in four straight as a home favorite.

Prediction:

Memphis already owns a 110-102 win at Golden State this season, but they did fall to the Warriors at home in November back when Stephen Curry was still playing. I like Memphis a lot in this one. The Warriors haven’t been terribly competitive with anyone during this losing skid. All but one loss has been by at least seven points. Memphis is scoring at a high rate right now, putting up at least 117 points in six straight games. That should continue against this awful Golden State defense. I like the young Grizzlies to continue their momentum against the tanking Warriors.

NBA Prediction: Memphis Grizzlies -6.5

Loading...

NBA Headlines

  • LOS ANGELES (AP) The Southern California sports academy previously co-owned by the late Kobe Bryant has retired his ''Mamba'' nickname and rebranded itself nearly four months after the basketball ...
  • The marketing agent who has sued NBA rookie Zion Williamson wants the former Duke star to answer questions about whether he received improper benefits before playing his lone season with the Blue D...
  • B.J. Armstrong might have played a role in the Chicago Bulls getting their 1996, 1997 and 1998 titles - even though he wasn't on those teams.
    Armstrong was the person who, at a breakfast chat ...
  • BEIJING (AP) Yao Ming, the former Houston Rockets star and now president of the Chinese Basketball Association, says the league has three options for resuming the season that has been on hold sinc...
  • Mike Storen, a former ABA commissioner and multisport marketing whiz and the father of ESPN broadcaster Hannah Storm, died Thursday. He was 84.
    Storm said her father died at Emory University H...

NBA Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail The Best NBA Players for the 2019-20 Season This year’s season, even though it had to undergo an indefinite pause due to the unexpected coronavirus pandemic, was a big season for the NBA, with...
Thumbnail NBA Criticized for Testing Players NBA commissioner Adam Silver hopes to “salvage” the 2019-20 season, but also noted that he does not know if or when the season will resume. Can the league season...
Thumbnail Fears Exist NBA Season Could be Lost According to a report by ESPN.com, NBA owners and executives are bracing for the possibility of not return to league play until mid-to-late June. And that’s reportedly...
Thumbnail Bucks still favored to win NBA Finals The NBA is currently in an indefinite hiatus, but oddsmakers and the league still anticipate a 2020 champion being decided at some point, and they see three...
Thumbnail NBA Shutting Down for 30 Days? While league owners have been reportedly encouraging the commissioner to reconsider, Adam Silver says that the NBA will take a 30-day hiatus and use the time to...