Memphis Grizzlies vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/3/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Memphis Grizzlies vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/3/2020 – Two young teams seeking for the final playoff spot in the NBA Western Conference are doing battle with the New Orleans Pelicans and Memphis Grizzlies this Monday, August 3. The match will be televised live by ESPN and they will air it live at 6:30 PM Eastern Time. No fan is allowed to watch live at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida but for those who like to watch via online live stream, the options are NBA League Pass subscription and SofaScore. Two teams wanting to take their first win since the restart but according to NBA Bracket Betting, it will be the Grizzlies as the underdogs against the Pelicans.
Memphis Grizzlies vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/3/2020
Memphis Grizzlies vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/3/2020 Betting Odds
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies are falling behind losing back-to-back inside “The Bubble” against the Portland Trail Blazers and struggling San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs won that game by just two points. Ja Morant proved that he is the best bet for rookie of the year nearing a triple-double with 25 points, nine boards and nine assists. Jaren Jackson Jr. was clicking with 21 points, two steals and two blocks while Dillon Brooks had a fair night of 16 points. Jonas Valanciunas has a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds and coming off the bench was Garrett Allen doing 15 points.
Players to watch: J. Morant PG GP 60 GS 60 MIN 30.2 PTS 17.7 OR 0.8 DR 2.8 REB 3.6 AST 7 STL 0.9 BLK 0.3 TO 3.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 2.2 PER 17.95
J. Jackson Jr. PF GP 55 GS 55 MIN 28.3 PTS 17.2 OR 1 DR 3.7 REB 4.7 AST 1.4 STL 0.7 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 4.1 AST/TO 0.8 PER 16.3
D. Brooks SG GP 66 GS 66 MIN 28.6 PTS 15.7 OR 1 DR 2.3 REB 3.3 AST 2 STL 0.9 BLK 0.4 TO 1.7 PF 3.8 AST/TO 1.2 PER 11.13.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
The New Orleans Pelicans got their baptism of fire inside “The Bubble” as they went up against the gritty Los Angeles Clippers. They lost that match by 23 points and they were left with no answers against their opponents. Nickeil Alexander-Walker was the team’s best scorer and he came off the bench with 15 points. Brandon Ingram was having a bad night as he did only 14 points while Derrick Favors had the most decent numbers with a near double-double of 12 points and nine boards. Nicolo Melli and J.J. Redick did 11 points each while Zion Williamson only had seven points in 14 minutes.
Players to Watch: B. Ingram SF GP 57 GS 57 MIN 34.2 PTS 24.2 OR 0.9 DR 5.4 REB 6.3 AST 4.2 STL 1 BLK 0.7 TO 3.1 PF 2.9 AST/TO 1.4 PER 19.16
Z. Williamson SF GP 20 GS 20 MIN 29 PTS 23.1 OR 2.8 DR 3.7 REB 6.5 AST 2.1 STL 0.8 BLK 0.5 TO 2.7 PF 1.8 AST/TO 0.8 PER 24.23
J. Holiday SG GP 56 GS 56 MIN 35 PTS 19.6 OR 1.3 DR 3.6 REB 4.9 AST 6.8 STL 1.7 BLK 0.8 TO 2.9 PF 2.3 AST/TO 2.3 PER 17.54.
Memphis Grizzlies vs New Orleans Pelicans 8/3/2020 Betting Numbers
Memphis are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
J. Winslow PF (Hip) is out for season
New Orleans Pelicans
No injuries to report.
Memphis Grizzlies vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
It is hard to put your money on the Grizzlies with the way they are playing in the closing of their last two matches. This is why they are seen as the underdogs by Best Sports Book Online. This should be a game that Ja Morant will prove that he is the rookie-of-the-year against Zion Williamson.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Grizzlies are at +125 while the Pelicans own the advantage with -150.
ATS: The spread between both squads is 3 points. Grizzlies will be at +3 while Pelicans will be owning the – 3.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is a high 239 points with the Grizzlies going over and the Pelicans are under.
Score Prediction: 122 – 118 Grizzlies