Spurs at Grizzlies 1/9/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions
The San Antonio Spurs look for a sixth-straight victory on Wednesday when they visit the Memphis Grizzlies. The Spurs defeated the Detroit Pistons 119-107 on Monday in their most recent outing. DeMar DeRozan led the Spurs with 26 points. San Antonio protected the ball well last time out, turning it over just nine times in the game.
Memphis lost its sixth straight game after falling to the New Orleans Pelicans 114-95 on Monday. The Grizzlies were led in the loss by Mike Conley with 22 points and 10 assists. Second leading scorer Marc Gasol was held to just seven points, while JaMychal Green chipped in with 16 points and Jaren Jackson Jr. had 12.
DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in scoring and assists with averages of 22.6 points and 6.4 assists per game. The second leading scorer and leading rebounder is LaMarcus Aldridge with averages of 20.0 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. San Antonio is shooting 48.0% from the field and 39.7% from 3-point territory.
Mike Conley leads the Grizzlies in scoring and assists with averages of 20.3 points and 6.2 assists per game. Marc Gasol is the leading rebounder and second leading scorer with averages of 8.5 rebounds and 15.5 points per game. Memphis is shooting 45.5% from the field and 34.5% from three-point territory.
This is a matchup of two teams headed in opposite directions as the Spurs have won five straight and the Grizzlies have lost six straight. That trend will continue here. The Spurs have covered the number in 5 of the last 8 meetings with Memphis. The visiting team (San Antonio) has covered the number in 5 of the last 7 meetings between the two. Final Score Prediction, San Antonio Spurs win and cover ATS 106-99.