Memphis Grizzlies at Denver Nuggets Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 1/2/2015
Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Pepsi Center in Denver
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On Saturday night, the Memphis Grizzlies will be going on the road to take on the Denver Nuggets, who have been able to win nine of their 17 home games this season.
During the 2013-14 season, the Grizzlies won three out of their four games against the Nuggets. Their biggest win in that series came early in the season when they pulled off a 120-99 win in Memphis.
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Grizzlies’ big man Marc Gasol has been able to average 12.6 points and 7.7 rebounds per game against Denver in his career, while point guard Mike Conley has averaged 12.2 points and 5.1 assists per game against them in 24 career games. Veteran big man Zach Randolph has played against the Nuggets 37 times in his career, averaging 16.2 points per game with just under 10 rebounds per game against them.
The Nuggets were outscored 35-21 in the third quarter of their game against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night and ended up losing 106-101 on the road. They had 12 turnovers in that loss and were only able to make 40.2 percent of their shots.
Denver has been able to average 45.8 rebounds per game this season, but they are also giving up 104.5 points per game. Point guard Ty Lawson is having his best professional season by averaging 16.3 points, 10.2 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
Memphis Grizzlies are 16-15-0 Against the Spread
Memphis Grizzlies are 17-13-0 against the Over/Under
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
Denver Nuggets are 12-19-2 Against the Spread
Denver Nuggets are 13-16-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
01/02/15 C Marc Gasol Flu probable Friday vs. LA Lakers
01/01/15 F Zach Randolph Knee expected to miss Friday vs. LA Lakers
12/14/14 C JaVale McGee Leg out indefinitely
11/25/14 G Randy Foye Quad out indefinitely
01/02/15 F Danilo Gallinari Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis
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