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Philadelphia 76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/16/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Philadelphia 76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1-16-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Philadelphia 76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/16/2021 – The Memphis Grizzlies are adjusting well with life without Ja Morant. This team is now on a three-game winning streak and they hope to extend the winning streak even further when they host the Philadelphia 76ers at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. This game will commence this coming Saturday, January 16. The game begins at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time with NBA TV taking broadcast to television. NBA League Pass subscribers can also enjoy the game through online live streaming. Even with the homecourt advantage, NBA Vegas Odds forecasts the Memphis Grizzlies as the underdogs to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/16/2021

When: Saturday, January 16, 8:00 PM ET
Where: FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Philadelphia 76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/16/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Philadelphia 76ers -3 (-111) 219.5 o (-110) -143
Memphis Grizzlies +3 (-111) 219.5 u (-110) +120
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Philadelphia 76ers Betting

The Philadelphia 76ers after losing three consecutive matches are now on back-to-back wins. They just prevailed over the Miami Heat on those wins and their last matchup was a wide 17 point lead, 125-108. They got Ben Simmons back in this game and gave the team a triple-double of 10 points, ten boards, and a dozen assists. Tobias Harris also had a good game with 18 points but the big contributor was Shake Milton with 31 points, seven assists, and three triples. The Sixers are now in full force and will look to get back on top of the NBA Eastern Conference Standings.

Players to watch: J. Embiid C 11 GP 11 GS 31.3 MIN 25 PTS 1.6 OR 9.8 DR 11.5 REB 2.9 AST 1.4 STL 1.5 BLK 3.2 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 28 PER

T. Harris PF 10 GP 10 GS 32.5 MIN 18.9 PTS 1.3 OR 6.2 DR 7.5 REB 3 AST 1.1 STL 0.9 BLK 2 TO 2.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 19.15 PER

S. Curry SG 8 GP 8 GS 30 MIN 17 PTS 0.1 OR 2.1 DR 2.3 REB 3.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 1.8 PF 2.4 AST/TO 20.58 PER.

Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies are doing well without Ja Morant and they may even have the young guard’s services in this upcoming game against the Philadelphia 76ers. This team looks to mount on the momentum they had and add up to their three-game winning streak. Jonas Valanciunas led the team with 24 points, 16 rebounds, and two blocks while Grayson Allen stepped up from the bench with 20 points. Xavier Tillman and De’Anthony Melton also scored in double-figures filling in for Tyus Jones and Dillon Brooks who had an off night. Brandon Clarke also did well with 19 points.

Players to Watch: J. Morant PG 3 GP 3 GS 27 MIN 26.3 PTS 0.7 OR 1.7 DR 2.3 REB 6.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.7 BLK 2.3 TO 2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 31.27 PER

D. Brooks SG 11 GP 11 GS 30.1 MIN 16.6 PTS 1.5 OR 2.7 DR 4.2 REB 3.3 AST 1.5 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 3.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 11.51 PER

J. Valanciunas C 11 GP 11 GS 27.4 MIN 14.9 PTS 2.8 OR 7.9 DR 10.7 REB 1.8 AST 0.8 STL 1 BLK 2.4 TO 3.5 PF 0.8 AST/TO 19.42 PER.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/16/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games.
Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
76ers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against Memphis.
Philadelphia is 3-11 SU in their last 14 games against Memphis.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games on the road.
Philadelphia is 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Memphis.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games this season.
Philadelphia is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Philadelphia is 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis’s last 7 games.
Memphis is 7-13 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis’s last 5 games against Philadelphia.
Memphis is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Grizzlies are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia.
Memphis are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Memphis’s last 15 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Memphis is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in January.

Injuries

Philadelphia 76ers

Mike Scott PF Knee is OUT 2 games
Seth Curry PG COVID-19 is out indefinitely
Furkan Korkmaz SG Thigh is OUT 2 weeks
Ben Simmons PG Knee is probable Saturday vs Memphis
Joel Embiid C Knee is OUT next 2 games
Vincent Poirier C COVID-19 is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Memphis

Memphis Grizzlies

Justise Winslow PF Hip is out indefinitely
Jaren Jackson Jr. PF Knee is out indefinitely
Ja Morant PG Ankle is “?” Saturday vs Philadelphia
Jontay Porter PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Philadelphia
Killian Tillie C Hamstring is “?” Saturday vs Philadelphia

Head-to-Head
Philadelphia 76ers Memphis Grizzlies
7-6-0 Against the Spread 6-5-0
6-7-0 Straight Up 4-7-0
114 Points per Game 107
111 Points Allowed per Game 108
47.74 Offensive FG% 44.98
76.53 Offensive FT% 77.66
36.63 Offensive 3PT% 33.14
43.72 Defensive FG% 45.41
76.41 Defensive FT% 79.02
36.62 Defensive 3PT% 35.81

Philadelphia 76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks

The Philadelphia 76ers when complete is just one of the toughest assignments in the league. This will be a good test for the Memphis Grizzlies but Online Sports Betting sees their winning streak ending.

Moneyline: The Sixers have an ML of -143 in this road game while the Grizzlies are at +120 if they pull an upset.

ATS: Only three points is the given spread for this matchup with the Sixers going over and the Grizzlies are under.

TOTALs: 219.5 is the total for both teams in this game with the Grizzlies going under and the Sixers are over.

Score Prediction: 112 – 105, Sixers