The Detroit Pistons (8-20) will take on the Memphis Grizzlies (9-10) Friday night. Tipoff is set for 8:00 p.m. ET at the FedExForum. Below, we analyze the Pistons-Grizzlies odds and lines, with NBA picks and predictions.
Pistons at Grizzlies: Odds, spread and lines
Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated at 10:00 a.m. ET.
- Money line: Pistons +170 (bet $100 to win $170) | Grizzlies -200 (bet $200 to win $100)
- Against the spread/ATS: Pistons +5.5 (-115) | Grizzlies -5.5 (-105)
- Over/Under: 221.5 (O: -115 | U: -105)
Pistons at Grizzlies: Key injuries
- PF Blake Griffen (team decision) out
- SF Sekou Doumbouya (concussion) questionable
- PG Killian Hayes (hip) out
- C Jahill Okafor (knee) out
- PG De’Anthony Melton (shoulder) questionable
- SG Dillon Brooks (thigh) questionable
- PF Jaren Jackson Jr. (knee) out
- SF Justise Winslow (hip) out
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Pistons at Grizzlies: Odds, lines, predictions and picks
Grizzlies 116, Pistons 107
Money line (ML)
The GRIZZLIES (-200) are moderate favorites over the Pistons Friday night. It’s a little surprising that the Grizzlies are that favored, however, as they have won just three of their last nine games. But that says more about the Pistons, who will be without PF Blake Griffen again as they search for a possible trade for the former All-Star forward. Memphis should win this game and should do so fairly easily. Even though the odds aren’t great, ride with the Grizzlies in this game.
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Against the spread (ATS)
The GRIZZLIES (-5) are the smart play on the spread as well despite going just 3-6 ATS in their last nine games. With this line only being five points, the margin of victory should be more than that if the Grizzlies win this game. It is worth noting that the Pistons are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last five games. But without Griffen and potentially other key contributors, this one could get ugly quickly.
OVER 221.5 (-110) is the right play in this game despite both offenses being less-than-stellar this season. What’s more noteworthy is how poor each side is on the defensive end of the court, allowing over 112 points per game. While we could see some ugly shooting, look for the OVER to ultimately hit as the Grizzlies should score into the 110s in this game. The over has hit in five-straight games for Memphis. Look for that to happen again in this game with two bad defenses on the court.
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