Grizzlies vs. Hawks Prediction
Will the Memphis Grizzlies pull off the upset tonight in Atlanta when they visit the Hawks at 7:30 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Atlanta. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Hawks are 2-point home favorites to beat the Grizzlies, who opened as 4.5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 203.5 but has been bet up to 205.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: Atlanta. As of Tuesday morning, 63% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Hawks to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 57% of the betting tickets wagered online are on the under.
Who We Like: The Grizzlies are a smart play here as an underdog. First and foremost, the underdog is a perfect 5-0 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams and so is the road team. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, have covered the spread in five of their last seven trips to Atlanta. They're also 8-2-1 at the betting window in their last 11 games coming off a loss, are 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games overall, and are 6-1 against the number in their last seven games versus a team with a losing record.
On the other side, the Hawks have failed to cover the spread in five of their last seven games overall, are 1-5-1 against the number in their last seven games coming off a win, and are winless at 0-4 at the betting window in their last four games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES +2