Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds Predictions: Clippers vs Grizzlies 25 February
The Los Angeles Clippers is set to face the challenge of Memphis Grizzlies on 25th February at the FedEx Forum. The Grizzlies would be looking to shrug off the rustiness and inconsistency that had affected their progress in this season.
On the other hand, the giant Clippers have little to worry about after notching up an important win against Wizards and are looking to replicate the same performance when they face Grizzlies.
Even though the Clippers are given a clear edge, Grizzlies are known to play to play out of their skins while facing a big opponent.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds Predictions updated on 25th February.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds Predictions: Recent form
The Memphis Grizzlies have had a mixed bag so far with some dominating victories and unexpected losses.
They had to wait until the 3rd game to grab their first win against Nets. From then on, it was a roller coaster ride filled with inconsistencies. In the last five outings, they have hit a roadblock struggling to capitalize on the momentum as they lost 3 games with the two victories coming against Pistons and Thunder.
They are currently struggling in 10th place with 13 victories and 14 losses apiece in the Western conference.
On the other hand, Los Angeles Clippers are looking like one of the sides to beat in the Western conference after a glorious run in this edition. Their campaign was off to a winning start that enabled them play attacking basketball in the games following that.
Looking at this month’s campaign so far, the side has managed to achieve victories against Heat, Bulls and Cavaliers while they suffered defeats against Jazz, Kings and Celtics that has prevented them to occupy the top spot in the table. They are currently sitting in 2nd spot with 23 triumphs and 10 losses.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds Predictions: Head-to-head:
Regular season (94 games): Grizzlies – 44 wins, Clippers – 50 wins.
Playoffs (13 games): Grizzlies – 7 wins, Clippers – 6 wins.
Previous meeting: Clippers won 124-97 on 24th February 2020 in a regular season fixture.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds Predictions: Players to Watch Out
Kyle Anderson is the small forward in the side with an overall rating of 86 and average of 13.7 points in every outing so far. He was one of the key contributors in the last game as he accumulated 9 points along with 4 rebounds in just 25 minutes.
Ja Morant is an important shooting guard with a field goal success of 45.6% and a 3-pointer conversion of 20.6% so far. He was the prime contributor for the side against Mavericks with 22 points and 9 assists.
Jonas Valanciunas who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 16 points and 11.2 rebounds per game in his career. Brandon Clarke is another important forward who averages close to 12.8 points in every outing.
Terance Mann who is the shooting guard in the side with an efficiency rating of 11.19 and an average of 3.2 rebounds in every outing so far. But he needs to basket more in the coming games. Kawhi Leonard was the star of the last game as he notched up 32 points and 4 assists in 34 minutes against Wizards.
Marcus Morris Sr. who has played at the small forward position has averaged 13 points per game in addition to 3.1 dribbles on an average. The return of Paul George has been a huge positive for the side with the shooting guard pitching in with 30 points apart from his 3-point conversion of 47.1%.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds Predictions: Predicted Winner
The Memphis Grizzlies have a huge mountain to climb whereas the Clippers are playing on the front foot so far, making them one of the hot contenders. The FiveThirtyEight platform has given a mighty chance of 66% to the Clippers with their rivals requiring something massive to register a famous victory.
According to Oddschecker and SMarkets, the Memphis Grizzlies are nowhere in contention this season while the Los Angeles Clippers have a massive opportunity to grab the NBA championship as the third favorites.