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Dallas hosts Memphis on 3-game home slide

December 4, 2021 GMT

Memphis Grizzlies (12-10, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (11-10, fifth in the Western Conference)

Dallas; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mavericks -6; over/under is 215

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas hosts Memphis looking to break its three-game home skid.

The Mavericks have gone 6-1 against division opponents. Dallas is 2-0 in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Grizzlies are 10-5 against conference opponents. Memphis is second in the Western Conference with 13.0 offensive rebounds per game led by Steven Adams averaging 3.5.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luka Doncic is scoring 25.4 points per game and averaging 8.1 rebounds for the Mavericks. Dorian Finney-Smith is averaging 2.2 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Dallas.

Ja Morant is shooting 47.6% and averaging 24.1 points for the Grizzlies. Desmond Bane is averaging 2.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Memphis.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 4-6, averaging 107.9 points, 40.6 rebounds, 24.8 assists, 7.9 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.6 points per game.

Grizzlies: 6-4, averaging 116.2 points, 46.9 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 9.2 steals and 7.0 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.7 points.

INJURIES: Mavericks: Willie Cauley-Stein: out (personal), Kristaps Porzingis: out (knee).

Grizzlies: Sam Merrill: out (ankle), Kyle Anderson: out (back), Brandon Clarke: day to day (knee), Ziaire Williams: day to day (knee), Ja Morant: out (knee).

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