Memphis takes on Detroit, seeks 7th straight victory

January 6, 2022 GMT

Detroit Pistons (7-28, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (25-14, fourth in the Western Conference)

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

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Grizzlies -12.5; over/under is 219.5

BOTTOM LINE: Memphis seeks to prolong its six-game win streak with a victory over Detroit.

The Grizzlies have gone 13-8 in home games. Memphis is third in the Western Conference scoring 111.3 points while shooting 45.3% from the field.

The Pistons are 3-16 on the road. Detroit has a 3-17 record against opponents over .500.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tyus Jones is averaging 7.8 points and 4.1 assists for the Grizzlies. Ja Morant is averaging 25.1 points, 5.7 rebounds and 6.7 assists over the past 10 games for Memphis.

Cade Cunningham is scoring 14.9 points per game and averaging 5.9 rebounds for the Pistons. Saddiq Bey is averaging 23.6 points and 8.0 rebounds over the last 10 games for Detroit.


LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 7-3, averaging 111.8 points, 48.6 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 10.1 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 44.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.4 points per game.

Pistons: 3-7, averaging 106.0 points, 44.8 rebounds, 22.8 assists, 8.7 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 43.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.8 points.

INJURIES: Grizzlies: Desmond Bane: day to day (quad), Dillon Brooks: day to day (health and safety protocols), Xavier Tillman: out (health and safety protocols), Yves Pons: day to day (ankle), John Konchar: out (health and safety protocols), Kyle Anderson: day to day (back), De’Anthony Melton: day to day (health and safety protocols).

Pistons: Jerami Grant: out (thumb), Isaiah Stewart: out (reconditioning), Frank Jackson: out (ankle), Cory Joseph: out (reconditioning), Isaiah Livers: out (foot), Kelly Olynyk: out (knee).


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