The 14-5 Memphis Grizzlies will travel to the Mile High to face the 11-12 Denver Nuggets in an NBA pro basketball game on Friday night. Tip off time from Denver is scheduled for 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The current NBA odds has the home club Denver Nuggets favored by -1 ½ points with an over under set at 196 points. When the odds from this pro basketball game came out a few hours ago it was Denver a -1 point favorite and the total of 195 ½ points We have seen a ½ point move on Denver and a ½ point move on over the total.
The Grizzlies and Nuggets met back on November 9th and it was Denver with the 97-92 road win as a +7 point underdog. The game went under 196 points. The Nuggets came in with a dominating performance on the glass as they pull down 14 more rebounds than the Grizzlies. Zach Randolph had an off shooting night making just 6 of 15 shots. Trend: Memphis Grizzlies are 0-3 ATS in their past three games.
Memphis is 5-3 on the road on the year. They enter play with two straight losses and in both games were held to low marks in scoring After a 90-83 home defeat to Atlanta the club travels to Phoenix on Wednesday and is defeated 82-80 as a -6 ½ point favorite. The Grizzlies are the top scoring defense in the NBA by allowing just 90 points per game. Rudy Gay leads the game in scoring with 19 a night.
The Nuggets are 5-1 on their home court. They have played six home games and 17 road games this season. Eight of their past nine games were played on the road and Denver goes 3-6 in that stretch. Denver closes their long road trip by lowing to Minnesota on Wednesday night 108-105 as a +4 point underdog. It was the back end of a back to back game for the Nuggets in the loss to the Timberwolves. Danilo Gallinari leads the Nuggets with 15 points per night. Six players score in double digits a night for Denver.