Memphis Grizzlies vs Denver Nuggets 12/28/2019 Spread Picks and Previews
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Memphis Grizzlies vs Denver Nuggets 12/28/2019 – The Denver Nuggets had their 7-game winning streak snapped by the New Orleans Pelicans on Christmas day. The now hos the Memphis Grizzlies and hope to bounce back after the loss. This match will happen this Saturday, December 28 at 5 pm Eastern Time at the FedEx Forum at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. The Grizzlies pulled an upset against the New Orleans Pelicans and hope to start something win another win on the road. The Nuggets are expected by Basketball Over Under Predictions Today to register a win.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Denver Nuggets 12/28/2019
Memphis Grizzlies vs Denver Nuggets 12/28/2019 Betting Odds
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies bench stepped up to surprise the OKC Thunder and they served as a key factor in taking the win. Overall, they scored 46 of the team’s 110 points with Tyus Jones leading the bench mob with 15 points while Brandon Clarke had 13. Jonas Valanciunas led the team with 21 points and was efficient with his shots doing 9-of-11. It was Jaren Jackson that gave the Thunder a hard time wi 22 points, four rebounds ad four assists. Brandon Clarke has the highest +/- for the team at 25 and he finished with 9 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two steals. It was a total team effort for the Grizzlies and if they keep this up, they will have a good chance of securing a victory over the Nuggets.
Players to watch: J. Morant PG 25 GP 25 GS 29.4 MIN 18.2 PTS 0.7 OR 2.4 DR 3.2 REB 6.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 3.2 TO 1.8 PF 2 AST/TO 18.49 PER
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Nuggets were humiliated at home by the New Orleans Pelicans on Christmas day. Nikola Jokic had 20 points and ten rebounds but he also shot 40% from the field. Paul Millsap struggled and he only registered 16 minutes and went scoreless. Garry Harris also had a bad night as he shot 2-of-10 from the field. In an attempt to find some solutions off the bench, Michael Beasly and Jerami Grant combined for 30 points but they were not able to salvage the game. This loss showed that a bad day in the NBA could result in a bottom-dwelling team to beat them. The Grizzlies should take a page on the Pelican’s book and will try to do the same in this game.
Players to Watch: N. Jokic C 30 GP 30 GS 31.3 MIN 17.6 PTS 2.2 OR 7.8 DR 10 REB 6.8 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.5 TO 3 PF 2.7 AST/TO 22.98 PER
Memphis Grizzlies vs Denver Nuggets 12/28/2019 Betting Numbers
Memphis are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Denver are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Andre Iguodala SF None is out indefinitely
Paul Millsap PF Knee is “?” Saturday vs Memphis
Memphis Grizzlies vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks
Even with the momentum with the Grizzlies on this game, the Denver Nuggets are still expected to win according to Top Online SportsBook. With the Grizzlies looked deadly against OKC but the Nuggets are going to be a tough customer to beat and they will seek not to let the letdown of Christmas day to happen twice in a week.
Moneyline: The Denver Nuggets are the favorites to win this game so they are handed the ML of -380. The Grizzlies, on the other hand, is are +318 if they win this game.
ATS: It is a wide 10 points that is between the Nuggets and Grizzlies across the spread. Memphis is at +10 while the Nuggets are on the other side at -10.
TOTALs: 216.5 points is the expected total for both teams with the Nuggets expected to go under while the Grizzlies are over.
Score Prediction: 120 – 105 Nuggets