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Grizzlies vs. Pistons odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, Jan. 6 prediction from proven computer model

The Detroit Pistons will take on the Memphis Grizzlies at 8 p.m. ET Thursday at FedExForum. Memphis is 25-14 overall and 13-8 at home, while the Pistons are 7-29 overall and 3-16 on the road. The Grizzlies have won six straight games, while the Pistons have lost four of their last six. 

The Grizzlies have won three of the last four games between the teams. Memphis is favored by 12.5 points in the latest Grizzlies vs. Pistons odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 217.5. Before entering any Pistons vs. Grizzlies picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model entered Week 12 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 50-27 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $2,000. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Grizzlies vs. Pistons. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Pistons vs. Grizzlies:

  • Grizzlies vs. Pistons spread: Grizzlies -12.5
  • Grizzlies vs. Pistons over-under: 217.5 points

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What you need to know about the Grizzlies

On Tuesday the Grizzlies outlasted the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 110-106 victory as Ja Morant had 26 points and six assists in addition to five rebounds. Morant is averaging 30.7 points on 53.4 percent shooting from the field during Memphis’ six-game winning streak. The Grizzlies are leading the league in points in the paint (54.7) for the third consecutive season. 

Kyle Anderson and Desmond Bane are doubtful for Thursday’s game, while Dillon Brooks and De’Anthony Melton are questionable. Memphis ranks 18th in the NBA with 108.1 points allowed per game and that number seems to be the barometer for success. The Grizzlies are 20-3 when keeping an opponent to 108 points or fewer but just 5-11 when an opponent goes over 108 points.

What you need to know about the Pistons

The Pistons took a 140-111 beating from the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. Detroit was down 100-75 at the end of the third quarter and couldn’t receover. The top scorers for the Pistons were Trey Lyles (17 points), Cade Cunningham (16 points), and Josh Jackson (15 points). Detroit lost to Charlotte for the 14th consecutive time.

Detroit allowed Charlotte to make a franchise record 24 three-pointers. Those kinds of defensive struggles, coupled with Detroit ranking 29th in offensive efficiency, lead to records such as the 7-29 the Pistons have. Detroit will be without a number of players on Thursday including Jerami GrantCory Joseph, Kelly Olynyk and Frank Jackson.

How to make Pistons vs. Grizzlies picks

The model has simulated Grizzlies vs. Pistons 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it also says one side of the spread hits over 50 percent of the time. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Pistons vs. Grizzlies? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Grizzlies vs. Pistons spread you need to jump on Thursday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

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