Bulls vs Grizzlies NBA Betting Preview and Pick

Posted by Henry Watkins on April 4, 2016 in

Injuries are a part of professional sports that every team has to deal with at some point during the regular season. Most teams are deep enough to cover one or two player losses, but what do you do when the treatment room start to fill to overflowing. The Chicago Bulls and the Memphis Grizzlies have both had to deal with more than their fair share of injuries this year, and it is having a negative effect on their season. The Bulls are sinking out of playoff contention, while the Grizzlies are being forced to bring in new players that even the most die-hard of basketball fans have never heard of. Both teams are fighting for their lives at the moment, and that is going to make their meeting on Tuesday night a very interesting one indeed. Nothing less than a win will do for both teams, so be sure to get your money on the one that you think will grab the all-important victory. Full odds for this pro hoops lines bout will be updated at MyBookie.ag as they happen.

How To Bet the Chicago Vs Memphis NBA Odds, TV & Game Info

When: Tuesday, April 5 at 8 PM EST
Where: FedEx Forum, Memphis
TV: FS Southeast, WPWR
Radio: Bulls and Grizzlies
Live Stream: FoxSportsGo

Why bet on the Chicago Bulls

The Bulls (39-38) went into last week needing something pretty special if they wanted to stay alive in the playoff race in the Eastern Conference, and they got it by winning 3 of their 4 games. Despite that solid run, they are still 2 games back of the final postseason spot, with time very quickly beginning to run out on them. While injuries have certainly been an issue for this group, it also has to be said that they have looked genuinely disinterested at times, especially against teams in the lower depths of the NBA. They are going to have to develop a killer instinct if they want to take down a very badly wounded Grizzlies team on Tuesday night. The Bulls are averaging 101.4 PPG, and are giving up 102.8 PPG.

Why bet on the Memphis Grizzlies

The Grizzlies (41-36) may very well end up setting the record for the most players used in a single season, which gives you an idea of just how awful their injury problems have been. Unlike the Bulls, though, Memphis has probably done enough to secure a playoff spot, but you have to wonder how far they can go given how banged up they are. The Grizzlies are coming into this one on a 6-game losing skid that really hasn’t shown much sign of slowing down. They are 16-13 against teams from the Eastern Conference this season, although one of those losses did come at the hands of the Bulls. Memphis are averaging 99.2 PPG, and are giving up 101.0 PPG.

Expert Pick and Final Score Prediction

The Bulls handled the Grizzlies quite easily when they met earlier this season, but I think this one will be a little closer. That said, I still believe it will be the Bulls that get the much needed win.

Chicago Bulls 102 Memphis Grizzlies 100