76ers take on the Grizzlies for cross-conference matchup

Wed, Mar 6, 2024
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76ers take on the Grizzlies for cross-conference matchup

Memphis Grizzlies (21-41, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (35-26, seventh in the Eastern Conference)

Philadelphia; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: 76ers -5; over/under is 209.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Memphis Grizzlies visit the Philadelphia 76ers in a non-conference matchup.

The 76ers have gone 19-13 in home games. Philadelphia is 3-2 in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Grizzlies have gone 14-17 away from home. Memphis is last in the league scoring 45.2 points per game in the paint.

The 76ers score 117.0 points per game, 4.4 more points than the 112.6 the Grizzlies give up. The Grizzlies average 13.4 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.6 more made shots on average than the 11.8 per game the 76ers give up.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tobias Harris is averaging 17.7 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists for the 76ers. Buddy Hield is averaging 15 points and 5.3 assists over the past 10 games.

Vince Williams Jr. is averaging 9.8 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists for the Grizzlies. Jaren Jackson Jr. is averaging 14.6 points over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 5-5, averaging 109.1 points, 41.5 rebounds, 25.8 assists, 6.8 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.8 points per game.

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Grizzlies: 3-7, averaging 100.7 points, 41.0 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 8.9 steals and 5.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.7 points.

INJURIES: 76ers: Robert Covington: out (knee), Joel Embiid: out (knee), De'Anthony Melton: out (back), Tyrese Maxey: out (concussion).

Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr.: day to day (quad), Desmond Bane: out (ankle), Brandon Clarke: out (achilles), Scotty Pippen Jr.: out (back), Ja Morant: out for season (shoulder), Marcus Smart: out (finger), Derrick Rose: out (back), Ziaire Williams: out (hip), Yuta Watanabe: out (wrist).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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