Two squads sitting on opposite sides of the Western Conference table are lashing tonight, when the third Oklahoma City Thunder (34-19), who have lost only once in their last 9 games, are hosting the second-worse Memphis Grizzlies (22-33), who are looking to extend their current rare winning streak.
Date/Time: 02-07-2019, 20:00 EDT
Spread: Oklahoma City Thunder -14
Oklahoma City Thunder have a 34-19 record (30-23 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the third place of the West. They have won eight of their last nine matches and in their last game they won at home against the Magic with a 132-122 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Paul George with 28 ppg, adding 7.9 boards and 4 dimes per game. He is followed by Russell Westbrook with 21.4 ppg, adding team highs both in boards grabbed with 11 and in dimes made with 11.1 per game.
Memphis Grizzlies have a 22-33 record (24-31 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the second to last place of the West. They have back-to-back wins and in their last game they won at home against the Timberwolves with a 108-106 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Mike Conley with 20.4 ppg, adding a team high 6.4 dimes per game. He is followed by Marc Gasol with 15.7 ppg, 4.7 dimes and a team high 8.6 boards per game.
Thunder won all four meetings against the Grizzlies last season, winning both home games by an average of 16 points. Thunder have a 18-7 home record, while the Grizzlies are 9-19 on the road. Thunder are better offensively, scoring 115.2 ppg to Grizzlies’ 100.4, while Grizzlies are better defensively, allowing 103.4 ppg to Thunder’s 110 ppg. Thunder have better percentages both in field goals (46.2% to 44.9%) and in 3-pointers (35.2% to 34%). Both teams are almost equal in dimes made (23.5 to 23.3), while Grizzlies are better in turnovers committed (13.2 to 13.8) and Thunder are better in boards grabbed (48 to 40.3). Thunder are the absolute favorite and Vegas odds give them a -14 spread and expect them to beat the odds for an easy home victory.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction: Oklahoma City Thunder -14 (-107)
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