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Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/14/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies 1-14-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/14/2020 – The Houston Rockets own two MVP backcourts in James Harden and Russell Westbrook. They will be visiting rookie sensation Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies on January 14, Tuesday at the FedEx Forum. This game will be streamed online by NBA League Pass and SofaScore at 8 pm Eastern Time while NBATV will also feature this game on television. The Rockets are coming in as the favorites to win this game over the Grizzlies as forecasted by How To Bet On Basketball Games In Vegas. Even if the Grizzlies have won their last five games, the Grizzlies are still considered the underdogs even at home.

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/14/2020

When: January 14, 2020 8:00 PM ET
Where: FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/14/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Houston Rockets -4 (-115) 238 o (-115) -197

Memphis Grizzlies
+4 (-105) 238 u (-115) +176
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Houston Rockets Betting

Russell Westbrook and James Harden just formed one of the most intimidating backcourt combinations in the NBA as the two MVPs give opposing teams a lot to think about. Along with Clint Capela to help them gather up boards, there is a sufficient amount of second-chance points for them to take in every game. They also have Eric Gordon back in the past games and he packs an extra punch in the offense along with Daniel House Jr. and Ben McLemore. Against the Grizzlies, they will capitalize on the strength of Harden and Westbrook as they try to overpower their opponents. They are coming off a bounce-back win against the Minnesota Timberwolves and hope to start another winning streak.

Players to watch: J. Harden SG 37 GP 37 GS 37.1 MIN 37.7 PTS 1 OR 5.2 DR 6.2 REB 7.5 AST 1.8 STL 0.9 BLK 4.8 TO 3.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 31.53 PER

R. Westbrook PG 33 GP 33 GS 35.2 MIN 24.6 PTS 1.5 OR 6.2 DR 7.7 REB 7 AST 1.5 STL 0.4 BLK 4.4 TO 3.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 18.56 PER

E. Gordon SG 14 GP 4 GS 28.6 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.4 OR 1.4 DR 1.8 REB 1.2 AST 0.4 STL 0.2 BLK 1.4 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 6.25 PER

Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies are on a roll recently and thanks to the play of young athletes Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. Both players have learned to close out games and had made the right decisions in the clutch. Dillon Brooks gives the added offensive boost while Jonas Valanciunas has been their anchor in the paint. Jae Crowder also provides the veteran leadership for the team and there are games that Brandon Clarke and DeAnthony Melton step up. This will be a good test for the Grizzlies on how their grit and grind attitude fares up against the flashy offense of the Rockets.

Players to Watch: J. Jackson Jr. PF 39 GP 39 GS 28.2 MIN 18.1 PTS 1.2 OR 3.8 DR 4.9 REB 1.5 AST 0.6 STL 1.4 BLK 1.7 TO 4.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 18.01 PER

J. Morant PG 34 GP 34 GS 29.5 MIN 17.8 PTS 0.7 OR 2.7 DR 3.4 REB 6.9 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 3.3 TO 1.7 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.32 PER

J. Valanciunas C 37 GP 37 GS 25.2 MIN 15.1 PTS 2.7 OR 7.2 DR 9.9 REB 2 AST 0.3 STL 1 BLK 2.1 TO 2.6 PF 1 AST/TO 22.65 PER

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/14/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Houston Rockets

Houston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Rockets are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against Memphis.
Houston are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against Memphis.
Houston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Rockets are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Memphis.
Houston are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games this season.
Houston are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games played on a Tuesday.

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Memphis’ last 16 games.
Memphis are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Memphis’ last 12 games against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Memphis’ last 10 games at home.
Memphis are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Houston.
Grizzlies are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
Memphis are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Memphis’ last 8 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.
Memphis are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games played in January.

Injuries

Houston Rockets

Russell Westbrook PG Rest is OUT Tuesday vs Memphis
Clint Capela C Heel is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Memphis

Memphis Grizzlies

Andre Iguodala SF None is out indefinitely
Jae Crowder SF Hip is “?” Tuesday vs Houston
Brandon Clarke PF Thumb is “?” Tuesday vs Houston

Head-to-Head
Houston Rockets Memphis Grizzlies
20-18 Against the Spread 21-18-1
17-21 Straight Up 22-18
119 Points per Game 113
113 Points Allowed per Game 116
45.49 Offensive FG% 46.97
78.02 Offensive FT% 78.95
35.02 Offensive 3PT% 36.05
45.46 Defensive FG% 46.25
75.29 Defensive FT% 79.02
34.62 Defensive 3PT% 36.96

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks

The Rockets are the big favorites in this game as said by Best Sports Book Online but they cannot take the Grizzlies lightly. It will be tough for Memphis to pull a win here but being at home helps increase their chances. Lately, the Rockets have fallen asleep sometimes on their offense and has cost them games. Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson have become more matured in their chemistry and they can surprise the Rockets in this match.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Grizzlies are at -197 if they pull the upset at home. Meanwhile, the Rockets are handed +175 for this game.

ATS: The spread between the Rockets and Grizzlies are at 4 points. Memphis is at +4 while Houston are on the other side with -4.

TOTALs: Grizzlies and Rockets are expected to reach the 238 total for this match. Houston is the team expected to go over while Grizzlies go the opposite side.

Score Prediction: 121 – 115 Rockets