Grizzlies vs. Pelicans Prediction
Will the Grizzlies pull off the small upset tonight when they visit the Pelicans at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Pelicans are now 2.5-point home favorites versus the Grizzlies after opening as a 3-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 205.5 and has been bet down to 205.
Memphis has split over its last 10 games, both on the hardwood and against the spread. The Grizzlies still own a winning record at the betting window this season at 36-34 and are 18-17 against the number on the road this year.
New Orleans has won six of its last 10 games entering play tonight and is 7-2-1 against the spread during that stretch. The Pelicans are also 35-34 at the betting window on the season, which includes a 19-17 ATS record at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The road team has covered the spread in five of the last seven meetings between these two teams while the underdog is 6-1 against the number in the last seven meetings. The Grizzlies are also 4-1 against the spread in their last five games against the Pelicans and are a perfect 4-0 against the number in their last four games overall. Memphis has also cashed in four of its last five games coming off a win and is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games when playing an opponent with a losing record.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES +2.5