Rockets vs Grizzlies Prediction NBA Picks Free 12/13
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- Dec 13, 2023, 5:27:58 AM
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The Memphis Grizzlies (6-16) take on the Houston Rockets (11-9) at the Toyota Center on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. CST. This preview dives into key player stats, recent team performances, and concludes with a final prediction.
The Grizzlies, currently thirteenth in the Western Conference, are coming off a loss to the Dallas Mavericks. With key players like Ja Morant and Marcus Smart sidelined, the Grizzlies face challenges in maintaining consistency.
Player Spotlight: Desmond Bane
Bane's scoring prowess has been a highlight for the Grizzlies, but the absence of key players could impact their overall performance.
The Rockets, positioned seventh in the Western Conference, have been formidable at home with a 10-1 record. Armoni Sengun's stellar performances contribute to the team's success, and their home court advantage may play a crucial role.
Player Spotlight: Armoni Sengun
Sengun's impressive scoring and rebounding make him a key player for the Rockets, especially in home games where they have excelled.
The Rockets have been solid at home, boasting a 10-1 record. Considering the Grizzlies' struggles and the Rockets' home court advantage, they are poised to win and cover the -6.5 points spread.
Key performers for the game include Desmond Bane for the Grizzlies and Armoni Sengun for the Rockets. The Rockets' home dominance and the Grizzlies' injury woes make them the favorites to cover the -6.5 points spread.
For the Grizzlies, Ja Morant and Marcus Smart are out. For the Rockets, Victor Oladipo is out, while Tari Eason and Amen Thompson are listed as game-time decisions.
With the Rockets' strong home record and the Grizzlies missing key players, Houston is well-positioned to secure a victory and cover the -6.5 points spread. Expect the Rockets to capitalize on their home advantage and deliver a solid performance.
Pick: Houston Rockets -6.5
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