Philadelphia 76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/16/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
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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
Philadelphia 76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/16/2021 Betting Odds
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
Philadelphia is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Memphis is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Mike Scott PF Knee is OUT 2 games
Justise Winslow PF Hip is out indefinitely
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