NBA Matchups  >>  Washington Wizards vs. Memphis Grizzlies Preview 02/01/2013

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The Washington Wizards and the Memphis Grizzlies will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at FedExForum.
Oddsmakers currently have the Grizzlies listed as 7½-point favorites versus the Wizards, while the game's total is sitting at 179.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 92-84 loser as they battled the 76ers on the road. The Wizards failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point underdog, while 176 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Grizzlies were a 106-89 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (195) made winners of OVER bettors.
Washington:
Team record: 11-33 SU, 27-16-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 13 of last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Memphis
is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games

When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing San Antonio are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Memphis:
Team record: 29-16 SU, 26-18-1 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Washington

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Phoenix are 3-7
After playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3


NEXT UP:
Washington at San Antonio, Saturday, February 2
Memphis home to Phoenix, Tuesday, February 5