Planning on watching today’s Grizzlies and Lakers game? Catch the action at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA, as the Lakers hosts this showdown at 10:30 ET on SN-LA. This Western conference matchup has an over/under of 224.5 points, and the Lakers are favored to win at home vs. the Grizzlies.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS LOS ANGELES LAKERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Memphis Grizzlies +5.5
This game will be played at Crypto.com Arena at 10:30 ET on Tuesday, November 14th.
WHY BET THE MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-105 in favor of the Lakers.
- Our projections have LeBron James finishing with LeBron James points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists.
- From the field, we have the Lakers finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.6% and knocking down 10 threes.
Can the Grizzlies Grab a Win on the Road?
So far this season, the Grizzlies has a record of 2-8, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Lakers. On the road, the Grizzlies have gone 2-3 so far this season compared to their 0-5 mark at home.
Memphis’ ATS record is currently below .500 at 3-7 for the season. The Grizzlies maintain an ATS record of 2-3 on the road, while they have a 1-4 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
In their most recent game, the Grizzlies’ offense tallied 105 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 108.6 points per game. Desmond Bane led the scoring for the Grizzlies, contributing 27 points. Additionally, Marcus Smart chipped in with 17 points.
So far, the Grizzlies’ defense is ranked 18th in the league at 114.1 points per contest.
The Grizzlies defense is coming off a game in which they held the Clippers offense to just 42% shooting. Overall, they gave up 101 points to Los Angeles.
Can Los Angeles Live Up to the Hype at Home?
The Lakers are set to play the Grizzlies, with a chance to surpass .500, considering their current record of 5-5. So far, Los Angeles has been perfect at home, going 4-0 compared to their 1-5 record on the road.
Los Angeles’ ATS record is currently below .500 at 3-7 for the season. On the road, the Lakers have an ATS record of 2-4 compared to a 1-3 record vs. the spread at home.
In their latest game, the Lakers offense put up 116 points against the Trail Blazers. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.8% and made 4 threes. In terms of offense, the Lakers have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, putting them 12th in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 30th in percentage and 29th in three-pointers made.
Coming into the game, the Lakers’ defense is giving up an average of 115.9 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 60.0% of their games.
Los Angeles’ defense is currently forcing 13.2 turnovers per game, which is 10th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 3rd in blocked shots, with an average of 6.6 rejections per game.