Nuggets vs. Grizzlies Prediction
The Grizzlies will look to stay ahead of the Trail Blazers for the fifth spot in the Western Conference with a win tonight over the Nuggets at 8:00PM ET.
After opening as a 1-point home favorite, the Grizzlies are now -2.5 to beat the Nuggets according to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv. As for the total, the number is now sitting at 202 after it opened at 205.5.
The Nuggets haven't covered in four of their last five games and are also 1-4 against the spread in their last five games coming off a win. The home team is also 9-4 against the number in the last 13 meetings between these two teams.
Speaking of the home team in tonight's matchup, the Grizzlies have lost seven of their last 10 games but are 13-4 at the betting window in their last 17 games coming off a loss. They're also a solid 17-7 against the number in their last 24 home games and are 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games following an ATS loss.
Memphis would receive a huge boost if Zach Randolph (sprained right ankle) came return to the starting lineup. Randolph participated in the team's shootaround and said he's hopeful to play tonight against the Nuggets. He's spent the past two games on the sidelines.
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