The Grizzlies and Nuggets will play in Denver tonight and all eyes will be on Ja Morant's status as he is listed as questionable. The Grizzlies are 4-0 with him in the lineup this season since his return so they will look to keep that streak alive if he plays. Here's our Grizzlies vs Nuggets prediction and NBA Picks for 12/28/23.
The Grizzlies are coming into this game on a four-game winning streak. They have seen the return of their star player, Ja Morant, who has been outstanding, providing a significant boost to the team.
However, the Grizzlies will be without Steven Adams and Brandon Clarke due to injuries, and players like Derrick Rose, Luke Kennard, and John Konchar are questionable.
Memphis will rely heavily on Ja Morant's dynamic play, alongside contributions from Desmond Bane and Jaren Jackson.
The Nuggets have been on a hot streak, winning their last five games, including victories over notable teams like the Toronto Raptors, Brooklyn Nets, and Golden State Warriors.
Nikola Jokic has been leading the Nuggets with impressive stats in points, rebounds, and assists. Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. have also been key contributors to the team's recent success.
Denver will miss the presence of Aaron Gordon due to injury, which could impact their defensive and rebounding capabilities.
The Nuggets are predicted to have a 71% chance of winning, with a projected final score of 117-112 in favor of Denver.
The Grizzlies are expected to put up a strong fight, and we like them to cover the spread tonight.
Take Memphis (+7)