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Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trail Blazers Betting Pick – Sunday, Nov 5, 2023

The Memphis Grizzlies and Portland Trail Blazers will play their second of back to back games on Sunday in Portland. The Trail Blazers came from behind to beat Memphis 115-113 in the affair on Friday. The win for Portland was their third of the season. They are 3-3 on the season after losing their first three games of the season.

For Memphis, they are now 0-6. The Grizzlies are playing their third of three straight road games. The Memphis Grizzlies are slight favorites in this game. Portland is +2.5 in this game over the Grizzlies.

Portland Looking for Fourth Straight

Portland started the season with big time struggles losing by an average of 15 points per game in their first three games. But, with three straight wins, the Trail Blazers are feeling good. Portland used 26 points from Jerami Grant in the come from behind win. The Trail Blazers are led in scoring by youngster Shaedon Sharpe, who is scoring more than 20 points per game.

Malcolm Brodgon has been good off the bench for Portland this season, with 19.2 points per game. The Trail Blazers as a team are scoring 105 points per game. Deandre Ayton, in his first season with the team has gotten off to a solid start, with 11.2 points per game, and 13.7 rebounds per game. He has been a nice presence for Portland in the pain.

The Trail Blazers will finish their quick home stand, before going on the road for three straight games. They will play at the Kings, Lakers and Jazz, before coming back home Wednesday November 15th for three in a row.

Grizzlies Winless Streak Remains

Memphis needs a win and needs it in a bad way. The Grizzlies had the team on Friday, but let it slip away. Of course, Memphis is playing without their star guard Ja Morant, who is starting the season suspended. Taking his place as the leading scorer has been Desmond Banem with 26 points per game.

Marcus Smart, in his first season since coming over from Boston, is scoring 14.7 points per game, but turning the ball over more than 4 times per game. The Grizzlies have allowed 108 points or more in all six games played this season, as one of the worst defensive teams in the entire league.

After this, the third and final road game in a row, the Grizzlies head home for back to back home games. Memphis will host Miami on Wednesday and the Jazz on Friday, before three more in a row on the road.

Grizzlies Remain Winless

The Portland Trail Blazers are going to win this game again. The Trail Blazers have momentum on their side, and are playing good basketball. For Memphis, they have seen some big time struggles, and are hurting without Ja Morant and several other guys out due to injuries.

Portland finds a way to win their fourth straight game. The final bet for this game on Sunday is the Portland Trail Blazers +118 on the moneyline over the Memphis Grizzlies.

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