Anthony Davis speaking to Darvin Ham

Mar 5, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham and ahead Anthony Davis (3) discuss through the recreation in opposition to the Golden State Warriors at Enviornment. Necessary Credit score: Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports activities

  • The Los Angeles Lakers are 2-point favorites once they host the Memphis Grizzlies Tuesday night time
  • LeBron James (foot) and Ja Morant (group suspension) are out
  • Learn beneath for the Grizzlies vs Lakers odds and predictions

It was Ja Morant that wrecked the Los Angeles Lakers the final time these two groups met.

With the all-star out indefinitely as he offers together with his off courtroom points, the Lakers (31-34, 16-15 dwelling) can transfer into the highest 10 of the West NBA Playoff Bracket with a win.

It is going to be the second recreation the Memphis Grizzlies (35-28, 12-20 away) will likely be minus Morant. They blew a winnable one final day out in opposition to a Clippers’ aspect that had misplaced 5 straight.

Motion will get underway Tuesday (March 7) at 10pm ET from Enviornment in LA. You’ll be able to watch the sport dwell on TNT.

Grizzlies vs Lakers Odds

Staff Unfold Moneyline Whole
Memphis Grizzlies +2 (-110) +110 Ov 226.5 (-110)
Los Angeles Lakers -2 (-110) -130 Un 226.5 (-110)

The Lakers are pegged as 2-point dwelling favorites within the NBA odds, and -130 on the moneyline — an implied profitable chance of 56.52%. The sport additionally encompasses a complete of 226.5.

At 31-34, Los Angeles enters Tuesday in a three-way tie for the tenth and ultimate play-in berth with the Jazz and Path Blazers. At 16-15, the Lakers are tied for the Third-fewest dwelling wins within the convention.

Memphis is seven video games again of the top-seeded Denver Nuggets, and only a recreation forward of the Third-seeded SacTo Kings.

Odds as of Mar 6 at DraftKings. 

Memphis Betting Evaluation

Morant isn’t the one vital loss. Reserve Brandon Clarke (Achilles) is finished for the 12 months, whereas huge man Steven Adams (knee) has additionally been dominated out.

Additionally down Dillon Brooks (suspension) in opposition to the Clippers, Memphis confirmed the highs and lows of basketball all within the second half of a 135-129 loss, their second straight.

Down six at half, Memphis lit LA on fireplace within the third quarter, hanging 51 within the body, outscoring the Clips by 21. They couldn’t maintain it, nevertheless, getting outscored 38-17 within the fourth.

Desmond Bane was the main scorer with 30 factors, whereas including six assists. Tyus Jones stepped into the beginning function and poured in 25 factors, 12 assists and 5 steals.

For a group that shot 54.3% from the sector, 52.9% from three, outscoring the Clips by 18 factors, Memphis obtained smoked from the stripe, giving up 20 extra makes an attempt and getting outscored by 22.

The Lakers occur to try 26.2 free throws per recreation, tied for 2nd-most per recreation within the NBA.

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Los Angeles Betting Evaluation

Los Angeles has appeared higher since overhauling their roster, going 4-2 put up all-star break. 4 of these video games have been with out star LeBron James, who’s nonetheless weeks away with a foot harm.

DeAngelo Russell, one of many key commerce pickups, has been out 5 video games with an ankle harm, however he’s been upgraded to questionable for Tuesday night time.

One participant who has returned and appeared nice is huge man Anthony Davis,  placing up 33.8 factors and 11.8 rebounds in his final 4.

He was the distinction final recreation, when the Lakers dumped the Golden State Warriors 113-105. The ‘Forehead had 39 factors, eight boards, six dimes and a pair of blocks.

Each Laker starter scored in double figures, whereas Austin Reeves had 16 factors and eight assists off the bench.

Grizzlies vs Lakers Betting Prediction

That is third and ultimate regular-season matchup between these two. The Lakers misplaced 121-109 in Memphis within the newest assembly Feb. 28. Morant had a 39-point triple double, whereas Davis countered with 28 factors and 19 rebounds.

This recreation will function two of the NBA’s premier paint-scoring golf equipment, led by Memphis’ 58.9 factors, with LA in fourth at 55.1. A part of that success comes from their operating recreation, which each excel at. LA scores 16.6 quick break factors a recreation (fifth), and Memphis is second at 17.6 factors.

Memphis has not been an amazing guess as an underdog this season. In truth, the Grizz are the NBA’s worst, going 1-12-0 in opposition to the unfold in 13 video games. They’re the one group that hasn’t did not cowl not less than thrice as a ‘canine on the 12 months.

The Lakers have fared a lot better, going 11-6-0 ATS as a betting favourite. Even with out James, search for them to reap the benefits of a Grizzlies’ aspect in a tough patch.


  • Lakers -2 (-110); 1 unit to win 0.91 models
  • NBA Betting Report: 31-29-1 ATS, 1-2 ML, 7-0 o/u, 0-3 parlays; -9.56 models

Eric Rosales

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