The Memphis Grizzlies will take on the Cleveland Cavaliers at 7 p.m. ET on Friday at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Cleveland is 7-21 overall and 4-10 at home, while Memphis is 10-18 overall and 5-7 on the road. The Grizzliers have covered in five of their last six games to bring their against-the-spread record for the season to 13-15. Meanwhile, Cleveland is 4-14 against the spread in its last 18 games and is now 10-16-2 on the season. However, the Cavaliers have covered seven of their last 10 head-to-head meetings with the Grizzlies. Memphis is favored by two-points in the latest Cavaliers vs. Grizzlies odds, while the over-under is set at 222. Before entering any Grizzlies vs. Cavaliers picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.
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Cleveland escaped with a win against Charlotte by the margin of a single basket, 100-98. Cavaliers forward Kevin Love filled up the stat sheet, posting a double-double with 16 points and 14 boards to go along with seven assists. Guard Collin Sexton also had a big game with 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting from the floor as the Cavaliers shot 54.1 percent as a team in the win.
Meanwhile, Memphis was close but ultimately fell short on Wednesday as the Grizzlies lost 126-122 to Oklahoma City. Despite the defeat, the Grizzlies had strong showings from forward Brandon Clarke, who had 27 points in addition to seven rebounds, and center Jonas Valanciunas, who finished with 24 points and nine rebounds. Clarke and No. 2 overall pick Ja Morant have given Memphis a lot of reasons for optimism in their rookie seasons. Clarke is shooting 64.9 percent from the floor and averaging 13.4 points per game off the bench while Morant is shooting 47.5 percent from the floor and averaging 18.9 points and 6.5 assists per game.
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