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Kick Off: 11/08/2021 21:00
Memphis Grizzlies lag behind Dallas in Southwest Division by one game, ranking the third worst in defense efficiency. Last Friday, Memphis fell behind in every quarter of their 115-87 away defeat to Washington. Memphis (5-4) were outrebounded by a 53-39 margin and allowed the Wizards to shoot 58 percent from the field. Jaren Jackson Jr. led Memphis with 13 points (4-14 shooting percentage) and got 9 rebounds and 2 blocks. Ja Morant scored 11 points and 4 rebounds in the Grizzlies' defeat.
Timberwolves hope to end their four game losing streak and rank fourth worst in the league in terms of offense efficiency. Minnesota lost 104-84 to the Los Angeles Clippers at home on Friday. They scored only 27 points in the last 24 minutes. Karl-Anthony Townss scored the team's highest 20 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Anthony Edwards contributed 17 points and 3 assists to the team.
Minnesota has not won one of the last six games against Memphis. Moreover, D'Angelo Russell's ankle is hurt and it's still a question whether he can play in this game. So Memphis Grizzlies are expected to win this game.
Pick: Minnesota Timberwolves +5.5