Free NBA Picks Today: Memphis Grizzlies vs Dallas Mavericks 3/20/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Memphis Grizzlies vs Dallas Mavericks 3/20/23
Mon 20th March 2023

The Memphis Grizzlies (43-27, 29-5 Home), the NBA’s top shooting defense, host the Dallas Mavericks (36-35, 14-21 Away) on Monday. Dallas squeaked by the Los Angeles Lakers 111-110 at Arena on Friday. With 38 points, six rebounds, and six assists, Kyrie Irving led the way.

The Mavericks are sixth in the Western Conference. Memphis won their eighth home game in a row on Saturday at FedExForum, beating the Golden State Warriors 133-119. Jaren Jackson Jr. had 31 points, seven rebounds, and four blocks, carrying the team. The Grizzlies are third in the Western Conference.

The teams are meeting for the last time this season. Dallas will be looking to level the season series after triumphing in only one of the three earlier games.

Memphis won the most recent showdown 104-88 at American Airlines Center on Monday. Desmond Bane led the Grizzlies with 23 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists. Jaden Hardy had 28 points in the losing effort.

The Mavs have been led this season by Luka Doncic, who is averaging 33.0 points per game, second-highest in the league. Doncic also is contributing 8.0 assists, sixth-most in the NBA, and 8.6 rebounds per game. Ja Morant (27.1 ppg) has been the primary provider of the Grizzlies’ offense.

He has the eighth-best scoring average in the NBA. Morant also has distributed 8.2 assists per game, sixth-most in the league. Jackson Jr. has pulled down 6.6 rebounds per game.The Grizzlies are holding opponents to the lowest FG% in the NBA at 44.9%.

The Mavericks are 6-4 in the last 10 games at FedExForum. In the last 10 games, Dallas is 4-6 with an average margin of -1.5 (115.9-117.4). Memphis has gone 6-4 over the last 10, scoring 116.7 points per game on average while holding opponents to 114.2 (+2.5 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Josh Green: 23.4 | 14.3 | +9.1
Luka Doncic: 26.0 | 49.6 | -23.6
Points per game:
Josh Green: 15.4 | 9.5 | +5.9
Luka Doncic: 15.0 | 33.0 | -18.0
Rebounds per game:
Luka Doncic: 3.0 | 8.6 | -5.6


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Tyus Jones: 27.0 | 17.7 | +9.3
John Konchar: 4.4 | 10.9 | -6.5
Points per game:
Tyus Jones: 13.6 | 10.3 | +3.3
Santi Aldama: 6.4 | 9.1 | -2.7
Rebounds per game:
Xavier Tillman: 6.4 | 4.8 | +1.6
Assists per game:
Tyus Jones: 8.4 | 4.9 | +3.5

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Memphis Grizzlies -4.5 (-115)

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