Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Grizzlies vs Wizards 10 March
The Memphis Grizzlies is set to face a strong challenge when they play Washington Wizards on 10th March in FedEx Forum at 8:00 PM EST.
The Wizards have a lot to ponder about, but will take a lot of confidence after recent success. The side would be hoping to carry that for the rest of the season. On the other hand, the Grizzlies who suffered a close loss against Bucks in their last game would be looking to put it behind.
Even though the Grizzlies are favored in the odds and predictions, Wizards are pressure free and will be looking to deliver something special on Wednesday night.
Memphis Grizzlies have won equal number of games and lost the same, currently with 16 wins and 16 losses they are at 10th spot in Western Conference points table. The Wizards on the other hand have lost 20 games and with 12 win they occupy 12 spot in Eastern Conference points table. The latest Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions for this game updated on 9th March.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
The Memphis Grizzlies have constantly been marred with defeats with occasional success for the side. This has dramatically reduced their chance of making it to further stages. This was quite evident when they waited until the 3rd game to grab their first victory.
Their January and February campaigns were roller-coaster ride that made their life difficult. In their last 10 games, they have had a mixed bag with 5 wins and 5 losses apiece. They will be looking for some redemption with a desperate search for their 17th win of the season.
Washington Wizards’ campaign is in complete tatters with the side struggling to string any sort of momentum so far. Their ill-fate was evident when they struggled to get a win under their belt initially. It was not until the 6th game against Timberwolves that they tasted victory.
They have so far achieved 10 victories but have been on the wrong side of the result on 7 occasions so far. In the last 5 outings, they have achieved three triumphs against the likes of Clippers, Timberwolves and Nuggets but they are currently doing a good job after making noticeable amends but are far from their best.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head:
Regular season (48 games): Wizards – 21 wins, Grizzlies – 27 wins.
Playoffs played: 0
Previous meeting: Grizzlies won 125-111 on 2nd March 2021 in a regular season fixture.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch out
Kyle Anderson is the small forward in the side with an efficiency rating of 86 and average of 13.4 points in every outing so far. He was disappointing against Bucks as he accumulated just 9 points along with 2 assists in 26 minutes.
Ja Morant is an important shooting guard with a field goal success of 45.5% and a 3-pointer conversion of 23.4% so far.
Jonas Valanciunas who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 15.7 points and 11.3 rebounds per game in 26 games this season. Dillon Brooks is another important forward who topped the charts with 23 points and 7 rebounds in 35 minutes.
Rui Hachimura is the power forward in the side with an efficiency rating of 11.78 and average of 12.6 points in every outing so far. He was one of the key contributors in the last game as he accumulated 9 points along with 3 rebounds.
Russell Westbrook is an important point guard with a field goal success of 42.6% and a 3-pointer conversion of 28.6% so far. He provided with 27 points and 11 assists against Clippers.
Alex Len who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 6.4 points and 3.7 rebounds per game in his career.
Bradley Beal is another important key guard who averages close to 32.9 points in every outing.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The Memphis Grizzlies and Washington Wizards have to punch above their weights to sign off on a high. Coming to this particular clash, FiveThirtyEight has gone on to suggest a victory to the Grizzlies here whereas the Wizards are in the hunt with a 27% chance.
Looking at the outright predictions, the Oddschecker has gone on to boldly predict that both the sides that are playing have a negligible chance to make it to the postseason. On the other hand, SMarkets are of a similar opinion, suggesting a revamp if they have to stand a chance in the NBA.