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Memphis takes on Indiana, aims for 6th straight home win

March 24, 2022 GMT

Indiana Pacers (25-48, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (50-23, second in the Western Conference)

Memphis, Tennessee; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Grizzlies -11.5; over/under is 235.5

BOTTOM LINE: Memphis hosts Indiana looking to continue its five-game home winning streak.

The Grizzlies are 25-10 in home games. Memphis ranks seventh in the league with 35.2 defensive rebounds per game led by Steven Adams averaging 5.3.

The Pacers have gone 9-27 away from home. Indiana gives up 113.1 points to opponents and has been outscored by 2.2 points per game.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Grizzlies won the last meeting 135-102 on March 15, with Desmond Bane scoring 21 points points in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ja Morant is scoring 27.6 points per game and averaging 5.7 rebounds for the Grizzlies. Bane is averaging 3.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Memphis.

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Oshae Brissett is averaging 8.2 points and 5.2 rebounds for the Pacers. Buddy Hield is averaging 17.1 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.

LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 7-3, averaging 121.2 points, 49.8 rebounds, 26.9 assists, 9.2 steals and 7.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.2 points per game.

Pacers: 4-6, averaging 118.3 points, 45.7 rebounds, 28.0 assists, 7.0 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.5 points.

INJURIES: Grizzlies: Ja Morant: out (knee), Killian Tillie: out (knee).

Pacers: Ricky Rubio: out for season (knee), T.J. McConnell: out (wrist), Malcolm Brogdon: out (rest), Myles Turner: out (foot), T.J. Warren: out for season (foot), Jalen Smith: out (illness), Chris Duarte: out (toe).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.