The New Orleans Pelicans and Memphis Grizzlies meet Saturday with the latter already locked into the No. 2 seed and the former securing a play-in berth. The Pelicans can secure a home game for the 9-10 matchup with a win or a Spurs loss. New Orleans forward Brandon Ingram and Grizzlies guard Ja Morant are both listed as questionable for this game.
Memphis is a 6-point favorite according to DraftKings Sportsbook. The total is set at 229.5.
Pelicans vs. Grizzlies, 6:00 p.m. ET
Pick ATS: Pelicans +6
The Grizzlies have done well with Morant out, going 7-2 since the guard injured his knee in March. Memphis has battled injury issues all season to lock up the No. 2 seed. The Pelicans have more incentive in this game and are 8-3 ATS in the last 11 games. Expect New Orleans to keep this close, especially if the Grizzlies hold Morant out.
Over/Under: Over 229.5 (-105)
Both teams are averaging 116.2 points per game in the last five contests. Memphis was on a hot streak offensively prior to the recent downturn, while New Orleans has elevated its scoring output. In what should be a close, back-and-forth game, the over is the play.
If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 1-877-770-STOP (7867) (LA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit OPGR.org (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA).21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA/MI/NH/NJ/NY/OR/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. Eligibility restrictions apply. See draftkings.com/sportsbook for full terms and conditions.