Nuggets vs. Grizzlies Prediction

NBA Predictions: Nuggets a safe bet to cover spread vs. Grizzlies? 3/2/18

Are the Denver Nuggets a safe bet to cover the spread against the Memphis Grizzlies when the two teams meet at 8:00 p.m. ET tonight?

Game Snapshot

(809) Denver Nuggets at (810) Memphis Grizzlies

Friday, March 2, 2018, 8:00 p.m. ET

CURRENT ODDS

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager, the Nuggets are 8-point road favorites to beat the Grizzlies while the over/under sits at 214.5.

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LINE MOVEMENT

The Nuggets opened as a 7.5-point favorite at online sportsbooks but the line is now sitting at 8 points at the majority of books. As for the total, the number hit the board at 215.5 but has been bet down to 214.5.

PUBLIC BETTING

As of this writing, 73% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Nuggets to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 52% of the betting tickets are on the over.

KEY INJURY TO WATCH

No player is listed on the Nuggets' injury report as of this writing, but the Grizzlies are dealing with a slew of injuries. Mike Conley (heel) is out for the year, while Chandler Parsons (illness) and Tyreke Evans (Ribs) are out. JaMychal Green (illness), meanwhile, is questionable.

BETTING STRATEGY

The Grizzlies are a mess. They have failed to cover in five of their last seven home games, are 1-5 against the spread in their last six games overall, and are 2-5 at the betting window in their last seven home games when facing an opponent with a losing road record. Memphis has also failed to cover the spread in five of its last six games coming off a loss.

 

OUR PREDICTION: DENVER NUGGETS -8

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