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Memphis Grizzlies vs Cleveland Cavaliers 12/20/19 Spread Picks and Previews

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Memphis Grizzlies vs Cleveland Cavaliers 12-20-19 Spread Picks and Previews

Memphis Grizzlies vs Cleveland Cavaliers 12/20/19 – Memphis Grizzlies will take the road to play against Cleveland Cavaliers from Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Both these teams are holding the 13th spot in their conference play and they are trying their best to get past their opponents. Memphis holds an overall record of 10-18 and the Cavaliers hold an overall record of 7-21. When it comes to conference play, the Grizzlies have won six of their 17 games and the Cavaliers have won seven of their 28 games. The NBA basketball picks are out as these weak teams battle in an entertaining game on Friday.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Cleveland Cavaliers 12/20/19

When: December 20, 2019 7:00 PM ET
Where: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. Cleveland, Ohio
TV: Fox Sports Ohio
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Memphis Grizzlies vs Cleveland Cavaliers 12/20/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Memphis Grizzlies -1 (-110) 224 o (-110) -110

Cleveland Cavaliers
+1 (-110) 224 u (-110) -110
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Memphis Grizzlies Betting

Memphis Grizzlies will be looking for this opportunity to bounce back after their defeat against Oklahoma City Thunder. The Grizzlies were restricted to 122 points and they were forced to surrender 126. Brandon Clarke is one of the key players for Memphis as he seems to be a decent scorer. The Grizzlies are three games ahead of New Orleans Pelicans and they are still behind Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns.

Players to watch: J. Morant PG (22 GP 22 GS 29.3 MIN 18.9 PTS 0.7 OR 2.5 DR 3.2 REB 6.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 3.2 TO 1.7 PF 2.1 AST/TO 19.73 PER)
J. Jackson Jr. PF (27 GP 27 GS 27.1 MIN 17.1 PTS 1 OR 3.7 DR 4.7 REB 1.5 AST 0.6 STL 1.2 BLK 2 TO 4.2 PF 0.8 AST/TO 16.23 PER)
D. Brooks SG (28 GP 28 GS 27.7 MIN 14.4 PTS 1 OR 2.4 DR 3.4 REB 2 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 3.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 12.22 PER).

Cleveland Cavaliers Betting

Cleveland Cavaliers are no better than Memphis and they hold an equally bad record this season. Out of their first 14 games at home, Cleveland lost 10 and they are the second worst team in the NBA league this season. In their last outing, the Cavs managed to get past Charlotte Hornets with a close call and a final score of 100-98. Collin Sexton seems to be the bright spot for the Cavs, but overall they need extra improvement.

Players to watch: C. Sexton PG (28 GP 28 GS 30.5 MIN 17.9 PTS 1 OR 2 DR 3 REB 2.4 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 2 TO 2.1 PF 1.2 AST/TO 15.27 PER)
K. Love PF (24 GP 24 GS 30.3 MIN 15.9 PTS 1 OR 9.8 DR 10.8 REB 2.9 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.8 TO 1.3 PF 1 AST/TO 17.92 PER)
J. Clarkson PG (28 GP 0 GS 22.7 MIN 13.9 PTS 0.7 OR 1.6 DR 2.3 REB 2.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 1.4 TO 1.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 18.43 PER).

Memphis Grizzlies vs Cleveland Cavaliers 12/20/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games.
Memphis are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games.
Memphis are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games against Cleveland.
Grizzlies are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games against Cleveland.
Memphis are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games on the road.
Memphis are 2-12 SU in their last 14 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Memphis’ last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Memphis are 0-9 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Central division.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland are 4-14 ATS in their last 18 games.
Cavaliers are 3-16 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games against Memphis.
Cleveland are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Cleveland are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against Memphis.
Cavaliers are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Cleveland’s last 15 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.
Cleveland are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games played in December.

Injuries

Memphis Grizzlies

Andre Iguodala SF None is out indefinitely

Cleveland Cavaliers

No Injuries

Head-to-Head
Memphis Grizzlies Cleveland Cavaliers
39-42-1 Against the Spread 37-43-2
36-45-1 Straight Up 45-36-1
103 Points per Game 104
106 Points Allowed per Game 114
45.98 Offensive FG% 44.11
77.19 Offensive FT% 75.93
35.39 Offensive 3PT% 33.59
46.26 Defensive FG% 49.36
79.68 Defensive FT% 75.69
37.16 Defensive 3PT% 38.36

Memphis Grizzlies vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks

Despite their record and weak progress, the Cavs will have the upper hand in this game with all the advantage at home. The NBA betting lines picks are predicting Cleveland to win this game. As for Memphis, they will need to bounce back in their next opportunity.

Moneyline: The Grizzlies have a moneyline of -110, while the Cavaliers have a moneyline of the same -110.

ATS: Memphis has an ATS of -1 and Cleveland has an ATS of +1.

TOTALs: The Grizzlies will go over 224 and the Cavaliers will go under 224 in this game.

Score Prediction: 116 – 115 Cavaliers