Spurs vs. Grizzlies Pick
Who Oddsmakers Like: According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the line between the Spurs and the Grizzlies is set as a pick'em. The total sits at 193 points. The spread and the total both remain at where they opened.
Who the Public Likes: Memphis. As of Wednesday afternoon, 53 percent of public bets have been placed on the Grizzlies.
Injury Report: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili has sat out the last four games with a thigh contusion and is questionable tonight. Pau Gasol missed the last game with a wrist injury and is questionable tonight. Rudy Gay is out until early February with a heel injury. Kawhi Leonard is out indefinitely with a thigh injury. For Memphis, Jarell Martin has knee and ankle injuries which make him questionable for tonight. Brandan Wright has missed the last two games with an illness and is questionable tonight. James Ennis III has missed the last three games with a calf injury and is out again tonight. JaMychal Green will miss his third straight game tonight with an ankle injury. Chandler Parsons is out indefinitely with knee soreness. Mike Conley Jr. is out indefinitely with knee soreness.
Who the Trends Like: San Antonio is 3-0-1 ATS in the last four meetings. The over is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Memphis and 5-1 in the last six meetings overall.
Who We Like: The Spurs are coming off a 114-102 home victory over the Cavs last night. The travel and back-to-back nature of this contest has me leaning toward the Grizzlies. This will be a slow, plodding game with a pair of pace down teams. With Memphis having won four of its last five games, I like its form enough to be confident in a bet for this game on the hosts. The injuries are extensive for the Grizzlies, but as long as Marc Gasol and Tyreke Evans are in the lineup they always have a good shot.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES PICK'EM