Denver Nuggets vs Memphis Grizzlies 11/17/2019 NBA Odds and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Denver Nuggets vs Memphis Grizzlies 11/17/2019 – The Denver Nuggets (8-3) will be eyeing for their sixth win in seven games on Sunday against the red-hot Memphis Grizzlies (5-7) at the FedEx Forum. The Nuggets are the favorites in this match as they come in with a 6.5 points handicap. But three straight victories, highlighted by a 107-106 win over the Utah Jazz on Friday, has made the Grizzlies a dangerous team in the eyes of NBA oddsmakers.
Denver Nuggets vs Memphis Grizzlies 11/17/2019
Denver Nuggets vs Memphis Grizzlies 11/17/2019 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
After suffering a shocking 125-121 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, the Nuggets vented off their frustrations on the Brooklyn Nets, 101-93, on Thursday. Nikola Jokic and Paul Millsap each recorded 18 points, while Monte Morris, Jerime Grant and Mason Plumlee all scored at least 10 points off the bench.
Players to Watch: Jamal Murray (17.4 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 4.5 APG), Nikola Jokic (17.1 PPG, 9.1 RPG, 5.8 APG), Will Barton (15.8 PPG, 7.7 RPG, 2.7 APG)
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies have been smoking hot as of late, beating the Spurs, Hornets, and Jazz in that order. In Friday’s emotional win over Utah, No.2 overall pick Ja Morant recorded 25 points and 8 assists against former Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley Jr., making the game somewhat like an unofficial passing of the torch from one great Grizz playmaker to another.
Players to Watch: Ja Morant (18.3 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 5.8 APG), Jaren Jackson, Jr. (14.3 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 1.5 APG), Dillon Brooks (13.6 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 2.2 APG)
Denver Nuggets vs Memphis Grizzlies 11/17/2019 Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games.
Memphis are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Denver Nuggets vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks
The Nuggets would have been an easy NBA Moneyline pick for this game had not the three-game winning streak happened for the Grizzlies. Then again, this is the NBA where no contender safe from an upset on any given night.
Moneyline: The Nuggets split their four-game regular-season series with the Grizzlies last season, but are 4-1 on the road and 8-3 when entering the game as favorites.
ATS: The Nuggets and Grizzlies engaged in four tight battles last season – all decided by a single-digit lead. That bodes well for the Grizzlies, who are the 6.5 points underdogs in this game.
TOTALs: This game will go UNDER the total, which opened at a low 213.5 points. These are the two lowest-scoring teams in the NBA, combining for 214 points per game. But the totals could be a lot lower for this game since the Nuggets’ defense has been suffocating in their victories during this six-game stretch, holding them between 87 to 98 points.
Score Prediction: 103-99 Nuggets