Written and authored by National Basketball Association Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Monday February 2, 2015. At 9:00 PM EST.
The (35-12) Memphis Grizzlies of the Western Conference Southwest Division makes the trip from the Volunteer State to the Grand Canyon State. Memphis will play the (28-21) Phoenix Suns of the Western Conference Pacific Division in 2015 NBA action. The teams will play at Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. This Sports Handicapper believes the Memphis Grizzlies have a good balance of offense and defense. The Phoenix Suns can get up and down the court with any team in the league. The betting line has Memphis as a three-point road favorite Against The Spread, and the betting odds total is at 205′ for Monday’s game.
The 2015 Memphis Grizzlies have won six in a row straight up, their latest an 85-74 home victory against Oklahoma City. Memphis is on top in the Southwest Division, two and a half games in front of second-place Houston. Memphis plays in Salt Lake City against the Utah Jazz on February 4th and visits Minnesota on the 6th of this month. Center Marc Gasol is the team leader in scoring with nineteen points per game and also leads the team in shot blocks. Zach Randolph is the leader in rebounding at twelve per contest. Veteran Forward Vince Carter will miss the game with a foot injury. The betting odds under the total are 4-0 the Grizzlies last four on Monday’s. Memphis is 4-0 ATS their last four in the Valley of the Sun. The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-2-2 their last ten Free NBA Expert Betting Picks going over the betting odds total three times, staying under six and have a push. The Grizzlies are holding opponents to ninety-six points per game that is number one in the NBA. The key to a Grizzlies win is to play their style on both ends of the court.
The 2015 Phoenix Suns lost at Golden State 106-87 on Saturday January 31st. Phoenix is eleven games out of the lead in the Pacific division. Phoenix averages nearly 107 points per game, fourth in the league and give up nearly 105 which in among the NBA-worst. Shooting Guard Eric Bledsoe is the team’s leader in three of the five major categories. The Guard combination of Bledsoe and Goran Dragic, with Isaiah Thomas coming off the bench, is among the best in the West. The Suns are 0-4 ATS their last four coming off of a day’s rest. The betting odds under the total are 7-1 the last eight between the teams in Phoenix. The Phoenix Suns are 3-5 their last eight at home, going over the betting odds total five times, staying under twice and has a push. The Suns are going to have to focus if they want to put an end to the Grizzlies win streak. The Suns must push the pace and create fast break point against Memphis at home. This matchup is a contest between the best defense in the NBA and one of the highest scoring offenses.
Free Pick: Phoenix+3.