Grizzlies vs. Blazers Prediction
Will the under cash when the Trail Blazers host the Grizzlies tonight at 10:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Trail Blazers are now 1-point home favorites versus the Grizzlies after opening as a 2-point favorite. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 207 and that's where the number currently sits.
The Grizzlies have alternated wins and losses over their last four games but are coming off a 101-99 victory versus the Raptors on Wednesday. In that victory, Marc Gasol finished with a career-high 42 points, with 3-pointers, seven rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal. He made 14-of-25 field goals and was 9-of-10 from the free-throw line in the outstanding performance.
The Blazers snapped a four-game losing streak by winning back-to-back games, including a 105-98 final against the Lakers on Wednesday night. In that win, Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum finished with 24 points apiece, while Mason Plumlee racked up 19 points and 13 rebounds. Portland is 5-5 over its last 10 games and just 4-6 at the betting window.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 4-0 in the Grizzlies' last four games overall, is 5-0 in their last five conferene games, and is 4-1 in their last five games after they scored 100 points or more in their previous game. On the other side, the under is 4-1 in the Blazers' last five games playing on one day of rest, is 8-3 in their last 11 home games and is 7-2 in their last nine games following an ATS loss.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: GRIZZLIES/TRAIL BLAZERS UNDER 207