Kings vs. Grizzlies Prediction

NBA Picks: Are Grizzlies a good bet to cover vs. Kings off a loss? 1/20/17

The Grizzlies will host the Kings at 8:00PM ET tonight coming off a loss. Is Memphis a good bet to cover?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book, the Grizzlies are 7.5-point home favorites tonight against the Kings after opening as a 6.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 200.5 but has been bet down to 199.5.

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The Kings suffered a significant blow, as Rudy Gay suffered a full rupture of the left Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of the season. The team will now look for Garrett Temple, Anthony Tolliver and Matt Barnes to step up. Gay may choose not to opt out of his $14.2 million player option for next season when he'll be 30.

The Grizzlies are coming off back-to-back losses to the Bulls and at the Wizards, who beat Memphis 104-101 on Wednesday night. Marc Gasol scored 28 points in the loss, adding two rebounds, seven assists, one block and one turnover in 39 minutes. He should bounce back tonight against the Kings.

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OUR PREDICTION: The Grizzlies have been a great bet against the Kings, who are just 1-5 against the spread in their last six games against Memphis. Sacramento is also just 3-8 against the spread in its last 11 games overall and has failed to cover in seven of its last eight games after scoring 100 points or more in its previous contest. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games playing on one day of rest and have covered in 14 of their last 19 when playing an opponent from the Western Conference.




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