Grizzlies at Lakers 12/23/18 - NBA Picks & Predictions
The Memphis Grizzlies look to snap a five-game losing streak when they visit the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. The Grizzlies were beaten by the Sacramento Kings on Friday 102-99. Memphis was led in the loss by Mike Conley with 23 points. Memphis was out rebounded by the Kings 59-48 and committed 18 turnovers.
Los Angeles snapped a two-game losing streak with a 112-104 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. LeBron James posted a triple-double with 22 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds for the Lakers. Kyle Kuzma was the higher scorer for Los Angeles with 23 points.
Mike Conley leads the Grizzlies in scoring and assists with averages of 20.6 points and 6.5 assists per game. Marc Gasol is the leading rebounder and second leading scorer with averages of 8.6 rebounds and 16.1 points per game. Memphis is shooting 45.5% from the field and 35.2% from three-point territory.
LeBron James leads the Lakers in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 27.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 7.2 assists per game. Kyle Kuzma is the second leading scorer with an average of 18.3 points per game. Four Lakers average double figures in scoring. Los Angeles is shooting 47.7% from the field and 34.5% from three-point territory.
Memphis is having a difficult time on the road and has covered just 1 of its last 5 games versus the Lakers in Los Angeles. The Grizzlies have failed to cover each of the last 5 games overall, each of the last 4 on the road and each of the last 4 versus Western Conference opponents. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Lakers win and cover ATS 110-101.