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The Los Angeles Clippers will take on the Memphis Grizzlies at 8 p.m. ET Thursday at FedExForum. Memphis is 7-7 overall and 5-3 at home, while the Clippers are 9-5 overall and 2-2 on the road. The Clippers have won eight of their last nine games. Memphis won on Monday to end a three-game losing streak.

The Grizzlies won the first meeting of the season on Oct. 23, 120-114. The latest Clippers vs. Grizzlies odds from Caesars Sportsbook list Memphis as a one-point favorite, and the over-under is set at 220.5. Before entering any Clippers vs. Grizzlies picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model entered Week 5 of the 2021-22 NBA season up over $900 on all top-rated NBA picks this season. It’s also on a stunning 113-75 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread that dates back to last season. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Grizzlies vs. Clippers. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Clippers vs. Grizzlies:

  • Grizzlies vs. Clippers spread: Grizzlies -1
  • Grizzlies vs. Clippers over-under: 220.5 points
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What you need to know about the Grizzlies

Memphis rolled past the Houston Rockets 136-102 at home on Monday. By the end of the third quarter, the Grizzlies had established a 105-71 advantage. Ja Morant had 22 points and six assists along with six rebounds, while Memphis scored 70 points in the paint. 

Memphis leads the NBA in points in the paint, at 53.3 per game. However, the Grizzlies are allowing the most points per game in the league, giving up 113.5 on average. A big reason for Memphis’ defensive struggles is its three-point defense as the 39.4 percent it allows beyond the arc is the second-worst mark in the league.

What you need to know about the Clippers

Los Angeles beat the San Antonio Spurs at home on Tuesday, 106-92. Paul George had 34 points in addition to nine boards. The Clippers led by many as 18 points and led for nearly 38 of the 48 minutes.

The Clippers have a litany of injuries starting, of course, with Kawhi Leonard (knee) who is out. Also out are Marcus Morris Sr. (knee) and Serge Ibaka (on G-League assignment), while Nicolas Batum (Achilles) is doubtful and Terance Mann (ankle) is questionable. With so many absences, the Clippers have gotten strong play out of reserve big man Isaiah Hartenstein who is averaging 7.3 points and 5.2 boards off the bench.

How to make Clippers vs. Grizzlies picks

The model has simulated Grizzlies vs. Clippers 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Grizzlies vs. Clippers? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Clippers vs. Grizzlies spread you need to jump on Thursday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

Source: CBSSports.com

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