Teams battling for NBA playoff positioning will meet up at FedExForum on Monday evening. The Memphis Grizzlies (32-31) sit in eighth place in the Western Conference, just half a game ahead of the Golden State Warriors. The New York Knicks (36-28), meanwhile, are fourth in the East, 1.5 games ahead of the Hawks and Heat.
Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. ET. The latest Knicks vs. Grizzlies odds from William Hill Sportsbook list Memphis as a 3.5-point favorite. The over-under for total points is set at 221. Before finalizing any Knicks vs. Grizzlies picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Grizzlies vs. Knicks spread: Grizzlies -3.5
- Grizzlies vs. Knicks over-under: 221 points
- Grizzlies vs. Knicks money line: Grizzlies -165, Knicks +145
What you need to know about the Grizzlies
The Grizzlies lost in a 112-111 thriller with Orlando Magic on Saturday. Orlando's Cole Anthony hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left. Memphis squandered a 20-point third quarter lead in the loss. Ja Morant had 22 points and seven assists. Dillon Brooks scored 23 points.
Jonas Valanciunas recorded his 43rd double-double of the season with 11 points and 16 rebounds on Saturday. Memphis has lost three of its past four games. Grayson Allen (hand) is questionable for Monday's game.
What you need to know about the Knicks
New York is on the second half of a back-to-back after the Knicks beat the Houston Rockets 122-97 on Sunday. The Knicks covered the 10-point spread with room to spare in that contest. That's nothing new for New York, a team that is now 42-22 against the spread this season. The Knicks have now covered in 14 of their last 15 overall.
Julius Randle continues to lead this squad as he put up 31 points, seven rebounds and six assists against Houston. New York has the league's top scoring defense, giving up an average of just 105 points per game. Nerlens Noel (ankle) is questionable for this matchup after hurting his ankle on Sunday.
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