Memphis Grizzlies at Indiana Pacers 3/15/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions
The Tuesday NBA schedule will tip-off with a matchup between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Indiana Pacers from Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The Grizzlies (47-22) are riding a three-game winning streak and trail Golden State by a half-game for second place in the West. On Sunday, Memphis raced out to a 12-point lead after one quarter and cruised to a 125-118 road victory against Oklahoma City.
Desmond Bane led a balanced Memphis scoring attack with 21 points and eight rebounds. All-Star G Ja Morant contributed 17 points, ten assists, and five rebounds for the Grizzlies.
The Indiana Pacers are four games below .500 at home and have fallen out of playoff contention in the East. On Sunday, Indiana rallied from an 18-point halftime deficit before falling at Atlanta by a 131-128 final score. The Pacers (23-46) connected on 15-for-35 from the three-point line and outrebounded the Hawks by a 43-36 margin.
Tyrese Haliburton and Buddy Hield led Indiana with 25 points apiece on a combined 18-for-35 from the field. Isaiah Jackson added 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Pacers.
Memphis G Ja Morant is dealing with back soreness and is listed as doubtful for this game. The Grizzlies rank in the top six in tempo and offensive efficiency, so the over is worth a look. The stronger play is on the Pacers to keep things closer than expected. Final Score Prediction, Memphis Grizzlies win 119-116.