From the NBA on Friday night March 14th the Memphis Grizzlies will continue their road trip as they battle the Toronto Raptors. The Grizzlies and Raptors will get things started from Toronto at 7PM Eastern Time and the NBA League Pass Channel will provide the coast to coast broadcast. Check out the NBA wagering odds listed at Top Bet sportsbook.
The betting odds from this NBA contest has the home squad Toronto Raptors favored by -1 points with a total lined at 186 ½ points. Those betting the Raptors on the money line will lay -115 odds while a bet on the Memphis Grizzlies on the money line returning -105 odds.
The Memphis Grizzlies are in tough battle with the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns as all three teams are vying for the final two playoff berths in the Western conference. The Grizzlies have gotten healthy and the team has begun to play very well. With injuries to Marc Gasol and Mike Conley we saw the team drop games. The Grizzlies are a veteran playoff team led by Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol in the middle. They are a hard 1-2 tandem to guard. Memphis has won four straight and six of their past seven games. The Raptors will have difficulty matching up with the two big men in the middle for Memphis Zach Randolph hits on 45.7% from the field, Marc Gasol hits 46.5%, Courtney Lee at 48.8% and Tony Allen is at 52.6%. Toronto has piled up wins against the extremely weak Eastern conference. This is a playoff contending team here facing the Raptors with the Western conference squad getting a point. There is good value here on the Grizzlies side. They are an efficient team who shoots at high percentage. Memphis can rebound with Randolph and Gasol. They have two defensive minded guards in Mike Conley and Tony Allen who can put a hand into the face of the Raptors scorer in DeMar DeRozan. Memphis is seventh in the league in shooting percentage and allows the third lowest points per game in the league at 94.8 points. The three guard rotation for the Raptors in Lee, Conley and Allen will contain Toronto while the Grizzlies big men in Randolph and Gasol find good looks around the hole.
With our NBA Pro Basketball pick for Friday we will play on the Memphis Grizzlies +1 point against the Toronto Raptors at the best sportsbooks online.