At 8:00 ET, the Clippers will travel to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies. The Clippers are 9.5 point favorites and are -421 on the moneyline. The over/under line is currently set at 223.

Los Angeles is 36-18 on the season and is currently 3rd in the Western Conference. Memphis is 20-36 and is 13th in the West. The Grizzlies have won two in a row.


The Pick: Memphis Grizzlies +9.5

This game will be played at FedExForum at 8:00 ET on Friday, February 23rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 132-125 in favor of the Clippers.
  • Our projections have Kawhi Leonard finishing with Kawhi Leonard points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Clippers finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.0% and knocking down 14 threes.

Taking a Look at the Clippers Chances on the Road

In Clippers games this season, the average over/under line has been 230.6, which is higher than today’s line of 223. The team’s O/U record for the season is 24-29-1.

Los Angeles’ last game vs. the Thunder had an O/U line of 236, and the teams combined for 236 points. This resulted in a push for the over/under.

Against the spread, the Clippers are 29-25 this season, and they have failed to cover in their last three home games. On the road, their ATS record is 15-13, compared to 14-12 at home.

Despite being 1.5-point underdogs, the Clippers lost to the Thunder by a score of 129-107. This dropped their overall record to 36-18, which is currently 3rd in the Western Conference.

In games where they have been favored, the Clippers have a record of 34-9 and are favored by 9.5 points today. As the favorite, they have gone 26-17 against the spread, with an average scoring margin of +8.8 points per game.

In Western Conference games, the Clippers are 22-14 compared to 14-4 in non-conference play. On the road, they are 16-12 straight-up and 15-13 ATS.

When it comes to scoring, the Clippers are 9th in the NBA at 118.1 points per game. Interestingly, they have been better on the road, averaging 118.8 points compared to 117.3 at home.

So far, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 53.7% of their games. When it comes to pace, they are 25th in the league at 97.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Clippers are 6th in field goal percentage at 49%. They are also 6th in true shooting percentage. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 12th in the NBA at 55%.

The Clippers’ defense is presently ranked 11th in the league, allowing an average of 113.0 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 54.1% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.8% of their three-point attempts.

Does Memphis Have What it Takes at Home?

Today, the Grizzlies will look to extend their winning streak to three games as they host the Clippers. Memphis is currently 20-36 on the season, which has them in 13th place in the Western Conference.

In their last game, the Grizzlies pulled off a 113-110 upset win over the Bucks. The O/U line for that game was 222.5, and Memphis covered the spread as 14-point underdogs.

This season, the Grizzlies have an ATS record of 27-29, including a 11-16 mark at home. They have covered the spread in three straight games and are 22-20 ATS as underdogs.

Memphis’ O/U record for the season is 25-30-1, and the over has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have seen a combined scoring total of 220.1 points, which is just below today’s line of 223.

As underdogs, the Grizzlies are 14-28 this season and are 22-20 ATS as underdogs. At home, their ATS record is 11-16 compared to 16-13 on the road.

In the Western Conference, the Grizzlies are 13th and have a record of 13-24 against other Western teams. Against the spread, they are 7-7 vs. the West and 7-12 in non-conference games.

At home this season, the Grizzlies are averaging 104.9 points per game, which ranks 30th in the NBA. Overall, they are 30th in the league in scoring at 107.1 points per game. In terms of pace, Memphis is 16th with an average of 98.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Grizzlies are 5th in the NBA in attempts at 39.2 per game. However, they are just 29th in three-point shooting percentage at 35%. In terms of field goal percentage, Memphis is 29th in the league at 44%.

So far this season, the Grizzlies have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 21.4% of their games. In terms of assists, Memphis is 23rd in the league with an average of 25.4 per game. On the offensive glass, the Grizzlies are 23rd in the NBA.

Coming into the game, the Grizzlies defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 41.1% of their games. Currently, they are 9th in the NBA at 113.0 points per game allowed. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Grizzlies squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 53.8% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.9% from downtown.