Grizzlies vs. Rockets Free Pick
Can the Houston Rockets take advantage of the injury-plagued Memphis Grizzlies when the two meet tonight at 8PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Rockets are heavily favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -10.5 points against the Grizzlies. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 208.5 points.
Houston is 33-33 overall, 17-14 at home and 29-37 against the spread. Memphis is 39-27 overall, 15-17 on the road and 35-30-1 against the spread. Memphis has won and covered the spread in two of the three meetings this year. The winning team has actually covered the spread in 10 straight.
Riddled with injuries, Memphis is just 2-3 in its last five, but the Grizzlies are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight. Houston is coming off a loss to Charlotte, but the Rockets are wrapping up a five-game road trip in which it went 3-2 overall and against the spread. Covering at home hasn’t been easy for Houston as of late, as they have failed to do so in three straight. Despite the injuries, Memphis has been able to play tough and oddsmakers look to be giving Houston too many points tonight.
MONDAY’S NBA FREE PICK: MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES +10.5