Kings vs. Grizzlies Prediction
Are the Memphis Grizzlies a great bet to cover the point spread against the Sacramento Kings tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET?
WHO ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Memphis. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Grizzlies are 5-point home favorites to beat the Kings, who opened as 7-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 201.5 but is up to 202.5.
WHO PUBLIC BETTORS LIKE: Memphis. The Grizzlies are receiving 74% of the betting tickets and 93% of the money. As for the total, 53% of the betting tickets are on the under as of this writing but 94% of the money is on the over tonight.
INJURY REPORT: For the Kings, Skal Labissiere is questionable with a shoulder injury while Harry Giles (knee) and Frank Mason (heel) are both out. On the other side, Marc Gasol (illness) is probable but Mike Conley (heel) and Chandler Parsons (knee) are both out.
WHO WE LIKE: Memphis. The Kings are 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games versus the Grizzlies and are 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games in Memphis. Sacramento is also 2-10 against the number in its last 12 games versus Western Conference opponents, is 1-7 against the spread in its last eight games playing on one day of rest, and is 1-5 at the betting window in its last six games overall.
Meanwhile, the Grizzlies are 4-0-1 against the spread in their last five home games, are 7-1 against the number in their last eight games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game, and are 4-1 at the betting window in their last five games overall.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES -5