Nuggets vs. Grizzlies Prediction
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?
(809) Denver Nuggets at (810) Memphis Grizzlies
Friday, March 2, 2018, 8:00 p.m. ET
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.
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.
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.
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