Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Nuggets and Grizzlies. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on BSSE, and it’s hosted by the Grizzlies at FedExForum in Memphis, TN. Get ready to place your bets! The Nuggets come into this Western conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 224.5 points.
DENVER NUGGETS VS MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Memphis Grizzlies +5
This game will be played at FedExForum at 7:00 ET on Friday, October 27th.
WHY BET THE MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 107-106 in favor of the Nuggets.
- Our projections have Nikola Jokic finishing with Nikola Jokic points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists.
- From the field, we have the Nuggets finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 12 threes.
Is a Win at Memphis Possible for the Nuggets?
The Nuggets’ previous game came against the Lakers, in which they emerged victorious with a final score of 119-107. The total combined score of the game was 226, falling below the over/under line of 229.5. Moreover, the Nuggets, who were favored by 4.5 points, successfully covered the spread.
Denver’s leading scorer was Nikola Jokic, who scored 29 points in the most recent game. Jamal Murray, the second leading scorer, recorded 2 rebounds and 21 points.
Offensively, in their most recent game against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Denver Nuggets had a pace of 95.31 possessions. Their field goal percentage stood at 52.7%, with 48 successful shots out of 91 attempts. Additionally, they achieved a three-point field goal percentage of 41.2%, making 14 out of 34 shots from beyond the arc.
On the defensive end of the floor, the Nuggets recorded 11 turnovers and 6 blocked shots in their most recent game against the Los Angeles Lakers. They allowed 107 points.
Can Memphis Secure a Home Victory?
Most recently, the Grizzlies faced off against the Pelicans and unfortunately lost with a final score of 111-104. Despite being favored by 1 point, the Grizzlies were unable to cover the spread. Additionally, the combined score of the game fell below the over/under line of 224.5.
Memphis’ leading scorer was Marcus Smart, who made 11 out of 22 field goal attempts and 5 out of 10 three-point shots, resulting in a total of 17 points.
In their most recent game, the Memphis Grizzlies had a possessions/pace of 102.14 and achieved an effective field goal percentage of 48.4%, while also recording 8 steals.
On the defensive end of the floor, the Grizzlies achieved 8 steals and 29 defensive rebounds in their most recent game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Additionally, they allowed 111 points.