Memphis Grizzlies (51-23) welcome Milwaukee Bucks (46-27) at the FedExForum in Memphis on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 5:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks: Match Details
Date: Sunday, March 27, 2022
Time: 5:30 AM IST OR 8:00 PM ET (March 26)
Location: FedExForum, Memphis
Memphis Grizzlies have been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WLWWW). They are 8-2 in their last 10 games.
Milwaukee Bucks have also been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WWLWW). They are 8-2 in their last 10 games.
The Grizzlies currently sit in second place in the Western Conference. While the Bucks are positioned in second place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on January 19, 2022 and it ended in a 126-114 win for the Bucks in Milwaukee. This will be their second meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Memphis Grizzlies– Jaren Jackson Jr.
Jaren Jackson Jr. will be on the spotlight in the absence of Memphis’ talisman. No one in NBA this season has made more Blocks per game (2.3).
In the Grizzlies camp, Jackson Jr. ranks second in Rebounds per game (5.9) and is in the conversation for NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
However, he also has the most Fouls per game (3.5) for Memphis, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Milwaukee Bucks– Jrue Holiday
Jrue Holiday will take the centre stage in the probable absence of Milwaukee’s talisman.
In the Bucks camp, Holiday ranks third in Points (18.5), first in Steals (1.6) and first in Assists (6.7) per game.
He put up game-high 24 Points and game-high 10 Assists in their last game, against the Wizards.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks: Key Points
- Memphis are 26-10 at home, while the Bucks are 20-15 away.
- Milwaukee have won 4 of the last 6 regular season games between the two.
- Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins announced that leading scorer Ja Morant would miss the next two weeks with right knee soreness.
- Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton are doubtful to play this game for the Bucks.
- Memphis is 7-1 against the Central Division. Its only loss was to Milwaukee.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks: Match Prediction
This one could be a coin toss as the Bucks have dominated the recent head-to-heads. Oddsmakers are marginally favoring Memphis Grizzlies, especially because of their great home record and potential absentees in the opposition dugout.
Predicted Winner: Memphis Grizzlies
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Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.