Grizzlies vs Nuggets Picks and Odds


Ja Morant dribbles up court

Memphis will likely be in search of its ninth win in its final 12 highway video games when it faces Denver on Monday. (Photograph by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire)

  • The Denver Nuggets are 4.5-point favorites over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday (April twenty sixth, 9 pm ET)
  • Memphis is 5-1 ATS in its final six contests, and 2-0 ATS this season versus Denver
  • See beneath for evaluation, odds and a betting prediction

A pair of Western Convention hopefuls conflict in Denver on Monday (April twenty sixth, 9 pm ET), because the fourth place Nuggets host the eighth place Memphis Grizzlies. Denver enters play winners of 5 of its final six video games, whereas Memphis is contemporary off a mini two-game sweep of Portland.

Grizzlies vs Nuggets Odds

Staff Unfold Moneyline at FanDuel Whole
Memphis Grizzlies +4.5 (-110)  +166 OFF
Denver Nuggets -4.5 (-110)  -198 OFF

Odds as of April twenty fifth.

The Nuggets opened up as a 4.5-point favourite, trying to sweep the season sequence over the Grizzlies. Denver was victorious in its final outing, blowing out Houston at dwelling 129-116.

Denver Dominates Houston

Michael Porter Jr. led the best way versus the Rockets, pouring in a career-high 39 factors. Nikola Jokic added 24 factors and 12 boards, racking up his league main 52nd double-double, whereas P.J. Dozier poured in 23.

Dozier was filling a beginning position for injured guard Will Barton, who’s the most recent member of the Denver backcourt to go down. He joins star level guard Jamaal Murray (knee) and Monte Morris (hamstring) on the sidelines, however to this point the depleted guard rotation hasn’t affected the Nuggets all that a lot. They’re 5-1 since Murray was misplaced for the season, and have nonetheless managed to common 120.3 factors per outing with out their second main scorer.

The primary cause for that has been the excellent play of Jokic. The 26-year-old has averaged 26 factors, 11 rebounds and eight assists in Murray’s absence, and is the overwhelming favourite to win the MVP.

For the season, the Nuggets’ offense ranks fifth in factors per recreation and second in subject aim share, however has been forgiving on the defensive finish. They rank twenty first in opponent field-goal share and final in defensive rebounding.

Memphis Mauls Portland Twice

The Grizzlies in the meantime, took two straight from the Path Blazers in Portland over the weekend, successful by 7 on Sunday afternoon and by 2 on Friday evening. Ja Morant led the best way in each video games scoring 61 factors mixed, whereas Jonas Valanciunas returned on Sunday from a three-game absence resulting from a concussion, to chip in 21 factors and 10 rebounds.

Memphis will wrap up its season-high seven recreation highway journey on Monday in Denver, and in contrast to most groups they’ve carried out considerably higher away from dwelling in 2021. The Grizzlies are 17-12 on the highway (in comparison with 13-16 at dwelling) and common 9 extra factors in away contests.

They shot 52.2% from three on Sunday, and given how beneficiant the Nuggets have been to enemy shooters this season, one other explosive offensive efficiency could possibly be on deck.

Function With the Street Warriors

Memphis has gained eight of its previous 11 highway video games and has been cashing ATS tickets away from dwelling at a really excessive fee. The Grizzlies have coated 5 of six video games on their present highway journey, and are 13-6 ATS this yr as a highway underdog.

That spectacular stretch features a highway cowl towards this similar Denver squad six days in the past, regardless of falling by 2 factors to the Nuggets. Memphis is definitely 2-0 ATS this season versus Denver, regardless of shedding each video games outright.

The Nuggets then again, have been successful video games these days however have been failing to beat the unfold. They’re 0-4 ATS of their final 4 outings, and 2-7 ATS over their previous 9. Denver is 13-18 ATS in 31 dwelling video games this season and simply 11-15 ATS as a house favourite.

Choose: Memphis Grizzlies +4.5 (-110)

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