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New Orleans Pelicans vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/20/2020 NBA Spread and Picks

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Memphis Grizzlies 1-20-2020 NBA Spread and Picks

New Orleans Pelicans vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/20/2020 – The Grizzlies are taking the NBA by storm and they are looking deadly as ever as they are on a seven-game winning streak. They have another young team in the Western Conference next on their schedule which is the New Orleans Pelicans who look like streak busters after halting the Utah Jazz 10-game run. This game will be held at the FedExForum in Memphis Tennessee. It will be shown on television live at TNT by 5pm Eastern Time. Meanwhile, NBA League Pass subscribers will enjoy the live stream online. The Grizzlies are favored by NBA Betting Covers to take this game from the Pelicans.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/20/2020

When: January 20, 2020 5:00 PM ET
Where: FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

New Orleans Pelicans vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/20/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New Orleans Pelicans +2 (-108) 237 o (-110) +115

Memphis Grizzlies
-2 (-108) 237 u (-110) -135
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New Orleans Pelicans Betting

With only a small time to wait for the New Orleans Pelicans to see the debut of Zion Willamson this season, it is sweeter since the team is starting to come to its own without the star rookie. Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram are both looking at their best versions of themselves since coming to the NBA. Josh Hart is a solid addition to the team as well by coming off from the bench. This is a team that will be tough to beat, even more with the arrival of Williamson. The team is coming off a tight loss against the Clippers but it is already an achievement for this team to give one of the top teams in the Western Conference that scare.

Players to watch: B. Ingram SF 37 GP 37 GS 34.5 MIN 25.8 PTS 0.9 OR 5.9 DR 6.8 REB 4.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 3.1 TO 2.9 PF 1.4 AST/TO 21.78 PER

J. Redick SG 37 GP 33 GS 28.5 MIN 15.7 PTS 0.2 OR 2.7 DR 2.9 REB 2 AST 0.4 STL 0.2 BLK 1.1 TO 1.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 15.72 PER

L. Ball PG 34 GP 25 GS 30.5 MIN 12 PTS 1.2 OR 4.4 DR 5.6 REB 6.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.7 TO 1.9 PF 2.3 AST/TO 12.84 PER

Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies are smoking hot as they could have been on a nine-game winning streak if they did not lose to the Sacramento Kings back on January 2. Their last game against Cleveland was tough as they just won by four points but it shows the team’s maturity to close games. In that match, Dillon Brooks stepped up big time to lead the team with 26 points. Rookie Ja Morant had a good game with 16 points and eight assists while Brandon Clarke stepped up from the bench to provide 15 points. Jaren Jackson Jr. was only limited to 10 points but he only played 19 minutes. In the pain, Jonas Valanciunas had 8 points and a huge 18 rebounds for his team. This is a squad that has figured out their roles and that is sweet-sounding music for their coaching staff.

Players to Watch: J. Morant PG 36 GP 36 GS 29.8 MIN 17.9 PTS 0.6 OR 2.9 DR 3.5 REB 7 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 3.3 TO 1.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.78 PER

J. Jackson Jr. PF 41 GP 41 GS 28 MIN 17.8 PTS 1.1 OR 3.7 DR 4.8 REB 1.5 AST 0.7 STL 1.4 BLK 1.6 TO 4.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 17.6 PER

D. Brooks SG 42 GP 42 GS 28 MIN 15.4 PTS 0.9 OR 2.4 DR 3.3 REB 2 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 3.8 PF 1.3 AST/TO 12.55 PER

New Orleans Pelicans vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/20/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of New Orleans’ last 10 games.
New Orleans are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
New Orleans are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Memphis.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans’ last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Orleans’ last 6 games when playing on the road against Memphis.
New Orleans are 11-1-1 ATS in their last 13 games this season.
Pelicans are 7-0-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
New Orleans are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Memphis’ last 18 games.
Memphis are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Memphis’ last 10 games against New Orleans.
Memphis are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Memphis’ last 6 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
Memphis are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Memphis are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Memphis’ last 9 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.
Memphis are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games played in January.

Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

JJ Redick SG Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Monday vs Memphis
Jrue Holiday PG Elbow is upgraded to probable Monday vs Memphis
Derrick Favors PF Back is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs Memphis
Jahlil Okafor C Back is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs Memphis
Zion Williamson PF Knee is out indefinitely

Memphis Grizzlies

Andre Iguodala SF None is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
New Orleans Pelicans Memphis Grizzlies
20-20 Against the Spread 22-19
25-18 Straight Up 22-20
114 Points per Game 113
117 Points Allowed per Game 115
45.34 Offensive FG% 47.15
73.32 Offensive FT% 78.86
36.74 Offensive 3PT% 35.95
46.78 Defensive FG% 46.14
79.15 Defensive FT% 79.07
36.75 Defensive 3PT% 36.48

New Orleans Pelicans vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks

The Grizzlies with their more refined style are expected to take this match away from the Pelicans according to Top Online Sportsbook. But the Pelicans can surprise teams as they pulled out upsets and it is not a surprise anymore.

Moneyline: The Pelicans are the slight underdogs in this match and they are given a +115 on the ML while the Grizzlies are at -135.

ATS: It is just two points across the spread separating both teams. Pelicans are at +2 while Grizzlies are on the short end of the stick with -2.

TOTALs: 237 points is the predicted total for this game with Memphis going under while Pelicans are the team over.

Score Prediction: 120 – 116 Grizzlies