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Contrasting Road Records Clash: Memphis Grizzlies Take on Philadelphia 76ers

BySamantha Johnson

Mar 6, 2024
Cross-conference showdown: 76ers face off against the Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies (21-41, 13th in the Western Conference) will take on the Philadelphia 76ers (35-26, seventh in the Eastern Conference) at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. EST. According to the FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE, the 76ers are favored by 5 points with an over/under of 209.5 points.

This non-conference game features two teams with contrasting records away from home: The Grizzlies have a record of 14-17 on the road, while the 76ers have gone 19-13 at home this season. Philadelphia has a winning record in close games, going 3-2 in matchups decided by less than four points.

The Grizzlies score an average of 112.6 points per game, which is just over three points fewer than their opponents average of scoring against them. Memphis ranks last in the league for scoring in the paint, averaging only 45.2 points per game in that area and they also average around three more made threes than their opponent allow on average (13.4 to Philadelphia’s allowed average of 10).

Key players to keep an eye on include Tobias Harris for the Sixers who is averaging around a double-digit number of points, rebounds and assists per game and Buddy Hield who has been putting up solid numbers recently with an average of around fifteen points and five assists over his last ten games. For Memphis Vince Williams Jr., Jaren Jackson Jr are both playing well lately too ,with Vince Williams Jr averaging around ten point per game and Jaren Jackson Jr had been putting up over twenty point per game over his last ten games .

In terms of recent performance, the Sixers have a record of winning four out of their last five games with an average score of around one hundred nine point per game while their opponents scored about one hundred twenty two point per game . On the other hand , The Grizzlies have won just two out of their last eight games with an average score slightly below one hundred point per game , while their opponents scored around one hundred eighty seven point per game .

As for injuries , The Sixers will be without several key players such as Robert Covington, Joel Embiid De’Anthony Melton and Tyrese Maxey . The Grizzlies will be missing Jaren Jackson Jr who is listed as day to day , along with Desmond Bane , Brandon Clarke Scotty Pippen Jr., Ja Morant Marcus Smart Derrick Rose Ziaire Williams and Yuta Watanabe due to various injuries

By Samantha Johnson

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