Pelicans vs. Grizzlies Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | February 12

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 11, 2024

The New Orleans Pelicans (31-22) battle the Memphis Grizzlies (18-35) on February 12, 2024 at FedExForum. The Grizzlies are underdogs by a 9.5-point margin as they enter the matchup with a 6-4 record in their last 10 games. The matchup has an over/under of 221.5 points.

If you are trying to make an informed wager on Monday’s game, find out the best bets available for this matchup, in the article below (according to our computer predictions).

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Spread: Grizzlies (+9.5) to Cover

  • The model favors the Pelicans by 6.3 points, a much smaller margin than the 9.5-point spread set by DraftKings. Take the Grizzlies to cover.
  • Memphis has a 24-29-0 record against the spread this year.
  • When playing as at least 9.5-point underdogs this season, the Grizzlies have an ATS record of 6-5.
  • New Orleans is 30-22-1 ATS this season.
  • When playing as at least 9.5-point favorites this season, the Pelicans have an ATS record of 3-1.

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Total: Over 221.5

  • The DraftKings point total for this game is just 3.2 points lower than the model projection.
  • A total of 40 times so far this season, New Orleans and its opponent have combined for more than 221.5 points.
  • Memphis’ games have finished with over 221.5 points scored 25 times this year.
  • A total of 25 out of the Pelicans’ 53 games this season have gone over the point total.
  • In the Grizzlies’ 53 chances this year, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 23 times.

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Moneyline Winner: Pelicans (-425)

  • Prediction: Pelicans 116, Grizzlies 109
  • This season, New Orleans has won 18 out of the 29 games, or 62.1%, in which it has been favored.
  • Memphis has been an underdog in 39 games this season and has come away with the win 12 times (30.8%) in those contests.

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Jonas Valančiūnas Rebounds Prop: Over 9.5

  • Jonas Valanciunas averages 13.9 points, 9.5 boards and 2.3 assists per game, shooting 57.3% from the field.
  • His rebound average — 9.5 per game — equals his prop bet on Monday.
  • He’s grabbed more rebounds than the listed total for him 24 times this season in his 49 games oddsmakers set a prop.
  • In 2023-24, the Grizzlies are 24th in the NBA in rebounds (41.7 per game) and third-worst in rebounds conceded (45.8).

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Jaren Jackson Jr. Points Prop: Under 26.5

  • Jaren Jackson Jr. is putting up 22.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. He’s also sinking 44.8% of his shots from the floor and 32.4% from 3-point range, with 1.8 triples per contest.
  • The 26.5-point prop total for Jackson on Monday is 4.2 higher than his scoring average, which is 22.3.
  • This season Jackson is 23-for-50 at hitting the over on the over/under set for him in terms of points.
  • The Pelicans rank 13th in the NBA with 116.5 points per game this year. At the other end of the court, they rank ninth with 112.4 points allowed per contest.

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