Free NBA Picks Today: Sacramento Kings vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/23/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Sacramento Kings vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/23/23
Mon 23rd January 2023

The Sacramento Kings (26-19, 15-10 Home) and their powerful offense welcome the Memphis Grizzlies (31-15, 11-12 Away) and their suffocating defense on Monday. Memphis is playing the second of a back-to-back after being edged out by the Phoenix Suns 112-110 at Footprint Center yesterday.

Ja Morant led the way in defeat with 27 points and eight assists. The Grizzlies are 1.5 games behind the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference, currently sitting in second. Sacramento dropped a close one on Saturday at Golden 1 Center, falling to the Philadelphia 76ers 129-127.

De’Aaron Fox had 31 points and nine assists in the losing effort to lead the team. The Kings are the third seed in the Western Conference. The teams are meeting for the last time this season. Sacramento will be looking to even the season series after earning the win in only one of the three prior games.

Memphis won the last showdown 118-108 at FedExForum on January 1. Morant led the Grizzlies with 35 points and seven rebounds. Fox had 19 points in the loss. The Grizzlies have been led this season by Morant, who is averaging 27.2 points per game, 10th-highest in the NBA.

Morant also has dished 7.9 assists per game, sixth-most in the NBA. Meanwhile, Steven Adams is grabbing 11.5 rebounds. Fox’s 24.2 points per game have powered the Kings on offense. Domantas Sabonis is recording 12.5 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game, placing him first and 10th in the league, respectively.

The Grizzlies are the NBA’s top team for defensive efficiency, while the Kings rank third in offensive efficiency. The teams have split their last 10 meetings at Golden 1 Center (5-5). Meanwhile, the Grizzlies are 4-2 this season when playing two days in a row and 3-2 in such games against opponents with at least a day of rest.

The Kings are 0-5 with a rest advantage. In the last 10 games, Memphis is 8-2 with an average margin of +9.7 (124.5-114.8). For the season, the Grizzlies are averaging 117.4 points per game, compared to 111.9 for opponents.

Sacramento has a 7-3 record over the last 10, scoring 127.1 points per game on average while allowing 118.3 (+8.8 margin). The Kings are averaging 120.0 ppg for the full season while allowing 117.1.


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Dillon Brooks: 14.8 | 22.1 | -7.4
Points per game:
Dillon Brooks: 9.0 | 16.0 | -7.0


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Harrison Barnes: 29.0 | 22.1 | +6.9
Malik Monk: 12.0 | 19.4 | -7.4
Points per game:
Harrison Barnes: 22.8 | 15.5 | +7.3
Malik Monk: 6.6 | 13.2 | -6.6
Assists per game:
Domantas Sabonis: 12.0 | 7.3 | +4.7

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Sacramneto Kings (-130)

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