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Memphis Grizzlies vs Detroit Pistons 1/24/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Memphis Grizzlies vs Detroit Pistons 1-24-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Memphis Grizzlies vs Detroit Pistons 1/24/2020 – The Detroit Pistons will play the second of a scheduled four-game homestand on Friday, hosting the Memphis Grizzlies at Little Caesars Arena. The Pistons hold a mediocre 17-28 win-loss card but have won three of their last four games heading into the game. The Grizzlies, on the other hand, suffered back-to-back losses after racking up seven straight victories. The Pistons will likely come in as slight home favorites after opening in various NBA betting lines at -1.5 across the spread.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Detroit Pistons 1/24/2020

When: January 24, 2020 7:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena, ‎Detroit, Michigan
TV: Fox Sports Detroit
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Memphis Grizzlies vs Detroit Pistons 1/24/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Memphis Grizzlies +1.5 (-110) 227.5 o -110 +100

Detroit Pistons
-1.5 (-110) 227.5 u -110 -120
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Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Grizzlies’ hot run got doused by two consecutive losses at the hands of the New Orleans Pelicans and the Boston Celtics. In Wednesday’s 119-95 blowout loss to Boston, Jonas Valanciunas recorded 16 points and 10 boards and Jaren Jackson Jr. added 13. However, the Celtics did a phenomenal job guarding rookie point guard Ja Morant, who finished with two points on 1-for-5 shooting.

Players to Watch: Jaren Jackson Jr. (17.7 PPG, 4.8 RPG and 1.4 APG)

Ja Morant (17.5 PPG, 3.4 RPG and 7.0 APG)

Dillon Brooks (15.5 PPG, 3.4 RPG and 2.0 APG)

Detroit Pistons Betting

The Pistons have won three of their last four games, and Derrick Rose has played a big role in their latest resurgence. The former NBA MVP recorded 22 points and 11 assists in the Pistons’ 127-106 win over the Kings. Clinton Wood had a game-high 23 points, while the returning Reggie Jackson contributed 22 points off the bench.

Players to Watch: Derrick Rose (18.5 PPG, 2.5 RPG and 5.9 APG)

Andre Drummond (17.3 PPG, 15.7 RPG and 2.7 APG)

Markieff Morris (11.2 PPG and 3.9 RPG)

Memphis Grizzlies vs Detroit Pistons 1/24/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games.
Memphis are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
Memphis are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against Detroit.
Grizzlies are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Detroit.
Memphis are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
Memphis are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games this season.
Grizzlies are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Memphis are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Central division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games played in January.

Detroit Pistons

Detroit are 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games.
Detroit are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games against Memphis.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games at home.
Detroit are 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games when playing at home against Memphis.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Detroit’s last 16 games this season.
Detroit are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Pistons are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.
Detroit are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

Memphis Grizzlies

Andre Iguodala SF None is out indefinitely

Detroit Pistons

Blake Griffin PF Knee is out indefinitely
Andre Drummond C Mouth is upgraded to probable Friday vs Memphis
Luke Kennard SG Knee is out indefinitely
Bruce Brown Jr. SG Illness is “?” Friday vs Memphis

Head-to-Head
Memphis Grizzlies Detroit Pistons
22-21 Against the Spread 17-26
22-22 Straight Up 27-17
113 Points per Game 109
116 Points Allowed per Game 110
47.09 Offensive FG% 46.75
78.68 Offensive FT% 73.89
35.74 Offensive 3PT% 37.17
46.18 Defensive FG% 47.45
79.25 Defensive FT% 77.46
36.71 Defensive 3PT% 36.94

Memphis Grizzlies vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks

The Grizzlies are 7-3 in their last 10 games; the Pistons are 5-5. Memphis had turned some heads after coming up with an impressive winning streak in which they defeated some quality teams, including the Los Angeles Clippers and the Houston Rockets. However, Major sports betting sites could have viewed their two consecutive setbacks as a sign that they have already reached their limit, thus putting them as the underdogs to a not-so-good Pistons team.

Moneyline: Back the Grizzlies at +120. I still believe Ja Morant and company will continue to be competitive for the remainder of the season. The Grizz should win this one since the Pistons are playing sans their key players.

ATS: Bet on the Grizzlies to cover the 1.5-point spread. The Grizzlies are 6-4 against the spread in the last 10 games.

TOTALs: Pick the OVER at 227.5 points. Both teams are scoring really well as of late. The over is also 7-3 in Detroit’s last 10 games.

Score Prediction: 120 – 115 Grizzlies