Written and authored by National Basketball Association Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball news and notes. The teams will play on Wednesday February 25th, 2015. At 10:05 PM EST.
The (41-14) Memphis Grizzlies of the Western Conference Southwest Division makes the trip from “RIP CITY” where they won Sunday to Northern California. Memphis will play the (19-35) Sacramento Kings of the Western Conference Pacific Division in 2015 NBA action. The teams will play at Outdated Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. This Sports Handicapper believes the Memphis Grizzles have what it takes to make a run at the 2015 NBA Championship. The Sacramento franchise is on the right track after hiring a legend to coach the team. The betting line has Sacramento as a seven-point home underdog Against The Spread, the betting odds total is at 199 for Wednesday’s game.
The 2015 Memphis Grizzlies have won their last two straight up and ATS since the All-Star break. Memphis beat the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday February 23rd. Memphis is on top in the Southwest, 3′ in front of second-place Houston. Memphis scores a little over 100-points per game. The Grizzlies defense ranks first in the league. Center Marc Gasol is the team leader in scoring and shot blocks. Point Guard Mike Conley is their top assist man, and Forward Zach Randolph grabs eleven boards. The betting odds under the total are 4-0 Memphis last 4 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game. The betting odds under the total are 5-1 the last six between the teams. The Grizzlies are 4-1 Against The Spread their last five in the Capital of the Golden State. The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-3 their last six Free NBA Point Spread Betting Predictions on the road, going over the betting odds total once and staying under the betting odds total five times. The Grizzlies are a grind it out type of basketball team but is also one of the older teams in the NBA. Memphis will be playing their third game in four nights, and it may take a toll. The key to a Grizzlies win is a strong defense in the post. Memphis will allow Sacramento outside shots.
The 2015 Sacramento Kings lost badly at the Clippers on Saturday February 21st, one day after beating Boston in George Karl’s coaching debut. Sacramento is in the cellar of the Pacific Division and has their next three at home. The Kings score a little over 100-points per game. The defense ranks 27th in the league. Karl has a proven track record in the NBA nd will have fans flocking to the arena soon. Center DeMarcus Cousins made it to his first All-Star game. The former Kentucky Wildcat standout is the team leader in scoring, rebounds and shot blocks. The betting odds under the total are 5-1 Sacramento last 6 following a Straight up loss of more than 10 points. The betting odds under the total are 4-0 the last four games between the teams in Sacramento. The Sacramento Kings are 4-6 their last ten Against The Point Spread, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under seven. The key to a Sacramento win is to take advantage of a tired Memphis team. Cousins and Rudy Gay will be huge factors.
Free Picks: Sacramento+7.