A Southwest Division battle is on tap between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Houston Rockets at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday at the Toyota Center. Houston is 37-20 overall and 20-8 at home, while Memphis is 28-29 overall and 12-16 on the road. The Rockets have won eight of their past 10 games. The Grizzlies will try to salvage the finale of a four-game road trip after losing the first three. Houston is favored by 11.5-points in the latest Rockets vs. Grizzlies odds, while the over-under is set at 236.5. Before entering any Grizzlies vs. Rockets picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Rockets vs. Grizzlies spread: Rockets -11.5
- Rockets vs. Grizzlies over-under: 236.5 points
- Rockets vs. Grizzlies money line: Houston -737, Memphis +517
What you need to know about the Rockets
Houston had enough points to win and then some against the New York Knicks on Monday, taking its contest 123-112. James Harden had 37 points and nine assists along with six rebounds. Ben McLemore (17 points), Eric Gordon (16) and Austin Rivers (14) all scored in double figures. Harden enters Wednesday's matchup averaging 35.3 points, 7.4 assists and 6.4 rebounds per game.
Houston is averaging 118.6 points per game, which ranks second in the NBA. In addition, the Rockets are 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games against the Grizzlies.
What you need to know about the Grizzlies
The Grizzlies have to be hurting after a devastating 124-97 loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday. Memphis was in a tough position by the half, with the score already sitting at 66-37. Jonas Valanciunas had a pretty forgettable game, finishing with only five points on 2-for-10 shooting in his 25 minutes on the court.
Despite their most recent setback, the Grizzlies will be confident they can pull off the upset on the road. That's because the Grizzlies earned an impressive 121-110 victory over the Rockets in their last meeting. In that matchup, rookie Ja Morant filled the stat sheet with 26 points, eight assists and five rebounds.
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