Memphis Grizzlies at Oklahoma City Thunder 3/13/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/12/2022 at 11:02 PM ET

The Memphis Grizzlies look for their third consecutive victory on Sunday when visiting the Oklahoma City Thunder. Memphis is first in the Southwest Division at 46-22 and 4 ½ games ahead of the second place Dallas Mavericks. Memphis defeated the New York Knicks 118-114 on Friday. The Grizzlies were led by Ja Morant with 37 points including 15 during the fourth quarter to help the Grizzlies rally for the victory.

Ja Morant is leading Memphis in scoring and assists with averages of 27.7 points and 6.7 assists per game, while the leading rebounder is Steven Adams with an average of 9.8 rebounds per game. Memphis has five players averaging in double-figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 114.3 points per game. The Grizzlies are shooting 45.9% overall and 34.0% from 3-point territory.

Oklahoma City looks to snap a four-game losing streak when hosting Memphis on Sunday. Oklahoma City is last in the Northwest division at 20-46 and 21 games behind the first-place Utah Jazz. The Thunder were defeated by the Minnesota Timberwolves 132-102 on Wednesday. Aaron Wiggins was the leading scorer for Oklahoma City with 25 points and Isaiah Roby scored 15 points.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is the leading scorer for Oklahoma City with an average of 23.9 points per game. With Josh Giddey out injured, the leading rebounder for Oklahoma City is Darius Bazley with an average of 6.5 rebounds per game and the leader in assists is Gilgeous-Alexander with an average of 5.8 assists per game. Oklahoma City is scoring an average of 102.3 points per game, while shooting 42.3% overall and 31.4% from three-point territory.

Memphis will defeat Oklahoma City on Sunday, but the play here is OVER. The OVER has cashed in 11 of the Grizzlies last 16 and in eight of the Thunders last 10. Memphis is scoring an average of 114.3 points per game which is fourth-best in the NBA and will face an Oklahoma City defense that is allowing an average of 110.2 points per game. Oklahoma City has allowed 132, 142, 116 and 138 points in each of its last four games. Final Score Prediction, Memphis Grizzlies win but our best play is OVER 128-111.

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