Grizzlies Vs. Nuggets At The Pepsi Center


The Memphis Grizzlies will be on the road this Friday night, December 14, as they head to the Mile High city for a betting matchup against the Denver Nuggets that is set to take place at the Pepsi Center, with tip off schedule for 10:35 PM EST. The Oddsmakers have set the line at a pick ’em in this tight contest, while posting the over/under total at 196 points. The Grizzlies enter play tonight on a two-game losing streak and now sit in second place in the Southwest Division with 14 wins and 5 losses on the season. Against the spread they are very good with a 12-6-1 record, including a 5-3 ATS mark on the road. Memphis is the toughest team in the league to score against, as they are allowing fewer than 91 points a game. Meanwhile, the Nuggets are off to a sluggish start with 11 wins and 12 losses on the young season. Against the spread they have outputted a better record with 13 covers compared to 10 losses, including a decent 4-2 ATS home record. Denver scores on average 100.9 points per night, which 9th best in the NBA. Betting Trends The Grizzlies are 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games played on the road, but 0-3-1 ATS in their last four games overall. Six of their last eight games overall have stayed under the posted total. The Nuggets are 5-2 ATS in their last seven games played at the Pepsi Center and 16-7 against the spread in their last 23 games played on a Friday. Prediction This is a home game for the Nuggets, but I think the Grizzlies win this game on the road, while Denver is left to figure out how to improve their team this season – before it’s too late. Grizzlies – Pick ’em Follow us on Twitter @ bballbet PJ Laferla is a practicing freelance writer, professional handicapper, and the founder of If you are interested in hiring PJ Laferla for freelance writing or for winning picks against the spread, please submit all inquires to