At 7:30 ET, the Miami Heat (-468) will host the Memphis Grizzlies (+355) in a non-conference matchup. The Heat are favored by 10 points, and the over/under line is at 213.

Miami comes into the game with a record of 24-19, which puts them 6th in the Eastern Conference. They have lost three straight games. On the other side, Memphis is 16-27 and 13th in the Western Conference. The Grizzlies are 10-point underdogs.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS MIAMI HEAT BETTING PICK

The Pick: Memphis Grizzlies +10

This game will be played at Kaseya Center at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, January 24th.

WHY BET THE MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-110 in favor of the Grizzlies.
  • Our projections have Jaren Jackson Jr. finishing with Jaren Jackson Jr. points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Grizzlies finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.2% and knocking down 9 threes.

Can the Grizzlies Grab a Win on the Road?

The Grizzlies are 16-27 this season after defeating the Raptors 108-100. In the Western Conference, they are currently in 13th place.

In non-conference games, the Grizzlies are 4-6 compared to 12-21 against the West. On the road, they are 12-12 and have an ATS record of 13-11.

As the underdog, Memphis is 10-20 this season and 13-17 ATS as the underdog. Today, they are getting 10 points against the Heat and have gone 3-30 as the underdog.

This season, the Grizzlies have played to an average of 221.1 points per game, which is higher than today’s O/U line of 213. Their O/U record for the season is 18-24-1.

When it comes to scoring, the Grizzlies are 29th in the league at 107.8 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 110.0 points per game.

Memphis is 13th in the league in pace at 99 possessions per game. They have been able to get up a lot of three-point attempts, ranking 5th in the league at 39.5 per game. However, they are just 30th in three-point shooting percentage at 34%.

So far this season, the Grizzlies have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 25.6% of their games. Overall, they are 29th in field goal percentage at 43%.

This season, the Grizzlies’ defense is the 13th ranked defense in the NBA at 13th PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 58.1% of their games. On two point field goal attempts, the Grizzlies’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 52.6% and allowing 38.5% from beyond the arc.

Are the Heat Ready for a Home Win?

Miami’s over/under record for the season is 18-25, and their games have averaged 221.5 points per game compared to today’s O/U line of 213. The team has hit the under in six straight games.

In their last game, the Heat were favored by 1 point but lost to the Magic by a score of 105-87. This loss was Miami’s third straight, and they are now 24-19 on the season.

Looking at their ATS record, the Heat are 19-22 overall and have failed to cover the spread in three straight games. At home, they are 8-12 ATS compared to 11-10 on the road.

Miami is currently 6th in the Eastern Conference and 1st in the Southeast Division. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 18-13 and 6-6 in non-conference games.

This season, the Heat have been a below-average offensive team, ranking 26th in the NBA with 110.9 points per game. However, they have been better at home, averaging 115.1 points per game compared to 107.2 on the road.

Miami has been one of the most efficient three-point shooting teams in the league, hitting 37% of their attempts, which is 7th in the NBA. Overall, they are 22nd in field goal percentage at 46%.

In terms of pace, the Heat are 29th in the league at 96.4 possessions per game. They have also struggled to create offense inside the arc, ranking 27th in two-point field goal percentage.

Miami’s defense has been playing well, ranking 5th in the NBA with 110.7 points allowed per game. In the terms of takeaways, Heat are causing 12.7 turnovers per game, ranking 12th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 30th in rejections, averaging 3.3 blocked shots each game.