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Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 2/29/2020 NBA Spread and Picks

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 2-29-2020 NBA Spread and Picks

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 2/29/2020 – The Los Angeles Lakers are on a seven-game winning streak and they are seeking to secure their position in the NBA Western Conference by pushing further from the second-place team. They are going to on the road next and battle the Memphis Grizzlies for their next game. Their battle will happen on Saturday, February 2 at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. This match will be covered live on television by Fox Sports Southeast – Memphis and the same feed will be shown on NBA League Pass and SofaScore. It is seen by NBA Game Odds that the Lakers have the upper hand and the advantage over the Grizzlies for this game.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 2/29/2020

When: February 29, 2020 8:00 PM ET
Where: FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee
TV: FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST – MEMPHIS
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 2/29/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers -6.5 (-110) 228.5 o (-110) -250

Memphis Grizzlies
+6.5 (-110) 228.5 u (-110) +210
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers are now second in the NBA standings but in the Western Conference, they lead by six games over the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers. In their last match, they disposed of the lowly Golden State Warriors without LeBron James who was nursing a groin injury. In this game, they will have him back and he will bring his 25.5 points and league-leading 10.6 assists per game. Anthony Davis and James form the most lethal pick-and-roll in the league and Kyle Kuzma is the third best-scorer for this team with 12.5 points per game. Over the past ten games, the Lakers have only once and this team is getting into playoff form.

Players to watch: A. Davis PF 49 GP 49 GS 34.7 MIN 26.7 PTS 2.3 OR 7.2 DR 9.5 REB 3.3 AST 1.5 STL 2.5 BLK 2.5 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 28.18 PER

L. James SF 54 GP 54 GS 34.9 MIN 25.5 PTS 1 OR 6.8 DR 7.7 REB 10.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 4 TO 1.7 PF 2.7 AST/TO 25.62 PER

K. Kuzma PF 47 GP 6 GS 24.4 MIN 12.5 PTS 0.9 OR 3.4 DR 4.3 REB 1.3 AST 0.4 STL 0.4 BLK 1.6 TO 1.9 PF 0.8 AST/TO 11.92 PER

Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies are clinging on to the eight place in the NBA Western Conference standings after losing five straight games. They hope to stop the bleeding soon as they are just two games behind the surging New Orleans Pelicans with their current record at 28-31. Their last victory was dated on February 12 prior to the NBA All-Star Weekend. They have the best chances to do that at home where they won 16 of their 30 games. In order to make the playoffs, they need rookie Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson to mature quickly.

Players to Watch: J. Morant PG 52 GP 52 GS 29.8 MIN 17.5 PTS 0.6 OR 2.7 DR 3.4 REB 6.8 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3.3 TO 1.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 17.75 PER

D. Brooks SG 58 GP 58 GS 28.3 MIN 15.3 PTS 0.9 OR 2.4 DR 3.3 REB 2.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.6 TO 3.8 PF 1.3 AST/TO 11.36 PER

J. Valanciunas C 55 GP 55 GS 25.8 MIN 14.5 PTS 2.9 OR 7.6 DR 10.5 REB 1.8 AST 0.4 STL 1.1 BLK 1.7 TO 2.7 PF 1 AST/TO 21.61 PER

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 2/29/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games.
LA Lakers are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
Lakers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Memphis.
LA Lakers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games when playing on the road against Memphis.
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Lakers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
LA Lakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis’ last 7 games.
Memphis are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Memphis’ last 7 games against LA Lakers.
Their total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis’ last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
Memphis are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Memphis are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Grizzlies are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Memphis are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games played in February.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Groin is “?” Saturday vs Memphis
Danny Green SG Hip is doubtful Saturday vs Memphis
Anthony Davis PF Elbow is probable Saturday vs Memphis

Memphis Grizzlies

Justise Winslow PF Back is out indefinitely
Grayson Allen SG Hip is out indefinitely
Jaren Jackson Jr. PF Knee is OUT 2-3 weeks
Brandon Clarke PF Hip is OUT 2-3 weeks

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers Memphis Grizzlies
31-25 Against the Spread 30-27
28-29 Straight Up 29-29
114 Points per Game 112
107 Points Allowed per Game 115
48.63 Offensive FG% 47.22
72.61 Offensive FT% 76.97
36 Offensive 3PT% 35.01
44.69 Defensive FG% 45.48
77.38 Defensive FT% 78.3
34.79 Defensive 3PT% 37.11

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks

The Lakers are looking to go full steam ahead as they are seen by Online Betting as the safer pick in this game over the Grizzlies. It will be interesting how Ja Morant matches up with LeBron James in a chess match of point guards.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Lakers for this game is -250 while the Grizzlies are at +210 if they pull an upset at home.

ATS: It is 6.5 points across the spread given to this game with the Lakers sitting at -6.5 while the Grizzlies are on the other side with +6.5.

TOTALs: The estimated total for both teams to reach is 228.5 points with the Grizzlies going under and the Lakers are over.

Score Prediction: 119 – 110 Lakers