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Grizzlies vs. Clippers odds, line, start time: 2023 NBA picks, Mar. 29 predictions from proven computer model

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The Memphis Grizzlies (48-27) bring a seven-game winning streak into their Western Conference battle with the Los Angeles Clippers (40-36) on Wednesday night. Memphis extended its hot streak with a 113-108 win against Orlando on Tuesday, but it is still three games back of Denver for first place in the NBA standings. Los Angeles is coming off a 124-112 win over Chicago and is in fifth place in the conference.  

Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. ET from FedExForum. Memphis is favored by 4 points in the latest Grizzlies vs. Clippers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under is set at 233.5. Before entering any Clippers 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 for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past four-plus seasons. The model enters Week 24 of the 2022-23 NBA season a stunning 70-36 on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning more than $2,900. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

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

  • Grizzlies vs. Clippers spread: Grizzlies -4
  • Grizzlies vs. Clippers over/under: 233.5 points
  • Grizzlies vs. Clippers money line: Memphis -180, Los Angeles +152
  • Grizzlies vs. Clippers picks: See picks here

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Why the Grizzlies can cover

Memphis won another game without star guard Ja Morant on Tuesday, beating Orlando in a 113-108 final on Tuesday as Morant sat out due to right thigh soreness. The Grizzlies began their current seven-game winning streak without Morant (suspension), who is expected to play on Wednesday. He leads the team with 26.8 points, 8.1 assists and 5.8 rebounds per game, scoring 27 points against Atlanta on Sunday. 

Shooting guard Desmond Bane scored 31 points, dished out five assists and grabbed four rebounds in the win over Orlando on Tuesday. Power forward Jaren Jackson Jr. posted a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, while power forward Xavier Tillman had 20 points and nine boards. The Grizzlies have won four of the last five meetings between these teams, covering the spread in all five of those outings. They also get to face a depleted Clippers squad that will be without Paul George (knee) and Marcus Morris (protocols), while Norman Powell (shoulder) is questionable.

Why the Clippers can cover

Los Angeles is a half-game behind Phoenix for fourth place and a half-game ahead of Golden State for fifth place in the standings, making this a crucial game for the Clippers. They are coming off a 124-112 win over Chicago on Monday, covering the 4.5-point spread. Power forward Nicolas Batum scored 24 points on 8 of 10 shooting from 3-point range, while Eric Gordon and Kawhi Leonard each scored 22 points. 

Leonard has scored at least 21 points in four of his last five games, stepping up while George remains sidelined. He scored 32 points in a blowout win over the Thunder last Thursday, and Los Angeles has covered the spread in six of its last nine games. The Clippers are 11-3 in their last 14 games against Southwest Division opponents. Additionally, Memphis remains without starting center Steven Adams (knee).

How to make Clippers vs. Grizzlies picks

The model has simulated Grizzlies vs. Clippers 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 70% of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Clippers vs. Grizzlies? And which side of the spread hits in almost 70% of simulations? Visit SportsLine to see which side of the Grizzlies vs. Clippers spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

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