The Memphis Grizzlies will take on the Los Angeles Lakers at 10:30 p.m. ET Friday at the Staples Center. Los Angeles is 41-12 overall and 18-7 at home, while the Grizzlies are 28-27 overall and 12-14 on the road. The Lakers won their final three games before the All-Star break, and they enter Friday's contest with the best record in the Western Conference. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, have won four of their past six games. Los Angeles is favored by 11-points in the latest Lakers vs. Grizzlies odds, while the over-under is set at 234.5. Before entering any Grizzlies vs. Lakers picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Lakers vs. Grizzlies spread: Los Angeles -11
- Lakers vs. Grizzlies over-under: 234.5 points
- Lakers vs. Grizzlies money line: Los Angeles -706, Memphis +501
What you need to know about the Grizzlies
Memphis fell 129-125 to the Sacramento Kings on Thursday. Dillon Brooks had a pretty forgettable game, picking up six fouls and turning the ball over four times en route to a 4-for-14, nine-point finish. De'Anthony Melton came off the bench to score 24 points, while Ja Morant finished with 19 points.
Despite losing their most recent contest, the Grizzlies have been one of the NBA's most surprising teams this season. In fact, they've won 15 of their last 20 games and have covered the spread in eight of their last 11 outings.
What you need to know about the Lakers
It may have taken overtime to finish the job, but the Lakers scored a 120-116 victory over the Denver Nuggets in their last outing. LeBron James and Anthony Davis were the main playmakers for Los Angeles, as the former posted a triple-double with 32 points, 14 dimes and 12 boards and the latter posted a double-double with 33 points and 10 rebounds. It was James' 12th triple-double this season, and he is tied for the league lead.
The Lakers enter Friday's contest averaging 114.7 points per game this season, which ranks seventh in the NBA. They've won eight of their last 11 home games and are 4-2 against the spread in their last six contests.
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