Lakers Face Off Against Grizzlies in Clash of NBA’s Worst and Best Teams

Los Angeles Faces Memphis Amid Four-Game Win Streak

On Wednesday at 8 p.m. EDT, the Los Angeles Lakers (40-32, ninth in the Western Conference) will face off against the Memphis Grizzlies (24-48, 13th in the Western Conference) in Memphis, Tennessee. According to FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE, the Lakers are favored by 4 points with an over/under of 217.5.

The Lakers have been on a roll recently, winning four straight games and boasting a record of 24-23 against Western Conference opponents. They have also excelled in close games, winning 10 out of their last 12 games decided by fewer than 4 points. The Grizzlies, on the other hand, have struggled on the offensive end, scoring an average of just 45.2 points per game in the paint this season – the lowest mark in the league.

Injuries may play a role in this matchup, with several players listed as day-to-day or out for both teams. However, when it comes to shooting percentages, the Grizzlies are shooting just 43.6% from the field this season while allowing opponents to shoot an impressive 47.3%.

This will be the third meeting between these two teams this season, with Memphis winning their most recent encounter against Los Angeles back on Jan. 6 by a score of 127-113. Jaren Jackson Jr has been a standout player for Memphis so far this season, averaging an impressive 22.4 points per game along with 5.5 rebounds and 1 block per game

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