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Memphis Grizzlies vs. New York Knicks

February 6, 2024



The Memphis Grizzlies will travel to New York, New York to face the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden with tip-off scheduled for 7:30 PM ET on Tuesday night and will air on MSG and Bally Sports Memphis.

Memphis has been one of the worst teams in the NBA this season with a record of 18-32 which gives them the 3rd worst record in the Western Conference and are on a three-game losing streak following a 91-131 blowout loss on the road against the Boston Celtics. The Grizzlies have been the worst team offensively in the NBA as they are averaging the fewest points per game with an average of 106.92 points per game, however, they have been an above-average team defensively as they are allowing an average of 113.06 points per game which ranks 13th in the NBA. Jaren Jackson Jr. has been one of the better players on the team as he is 2nd on the team in scoring and leads the team in blocks with an average of 22.1 points and 1.6 blocks per game. The Memphis Grizzlies will look to end their three-game losing streak when they travel to face the New York Knicks.

The New York Knicks have been one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference as they enter this game with the 4th best record in the conference with a record of 32-18, however, they are coming off a 105-113 loss at home against the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday which also ended their nine-game winning streak. The Knicks have been one of the best defensive teams in the league as they are allowing the 2nd fewest points per game in the NBA with an average of 109.28 points per game. However, New York plays at a slower tempo which also leads them to be a slightly below-average team offensively as they are averaging 115.04 points per game which is below the league average of 115.54 points per game. Jalen Brunson has played a pivotal role in the success the Knicks have had this season as he leads the team in scoring and assists with an average of 27.3 points and 6.5 assists per game. The New York Knicks will look to bounce back following the loss against the Lakers when they host the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night.

BookMaker has the New York Knicks listed as 13-point favorites at home against the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night. Memphis has won six of the last ten and two of the previous three meetings. The Knicks have covered the spread in six of the last ten and two of the previous three games in the series. The Memphis Grizzlies are 23-27 ATS overall, 15-12 ATS on the road, and 18-20 ATS as an underdog this season while the New York Knicks are 29-19-2 ATS overall, 15-8-1 ATS at home, and 21-10 ATS as a favorite on the year.

New York has been one of the best teams this season while Memphis has been one of the worst teams in the NBA. The Knicks have been the better team at covering the spread in the series, covering in six of the last ten and two of the previous three games while having been one of the best teams at covering the spread this season with a record of 29-19-2 ATS overall and 21-10 ATS as a favorite. As a result, I am laying the points with the New York Knicks when they host the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night. 

Spooky Express Pick: New York Knicks -13