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Pick against the spread, best player prop for Grizzlies vs. Kings on Sunday

We go over some of the best betting options for Sunday’s Memphis Grizzlies vs. Sacramento Kings matchup.

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant looks to pass in the third quarter against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center. Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Two of the NBA’s most exciting, young point guards are set to face off on Sunday, as the Memphis Grizzlies will take on the Sacramento Kings in a Westen Conference matchup. We'll get to see a piping hot Ja Morant match up against De’Aaron Fox. This game is expected to be a close one, and we’ve identified some quality wagers to make on the contest on DraftKings Sportsbook.

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Sacramento Kings, 10:00 p.m. ET, NBC Sports

Pick ATS: Grizzlies -1

Memphis and Sacramento both have star point guards but are dealing with health issues at power forward. Brandon Clarke and Marvin Bagley III are both listed as questionable because of calf injuries. Jonas Valanciunas has feasted during the last four games Clarke has missed by averaging 21 points and 12.5 rebounds. Holmes has been respectable lately but hasn’t come close to Valanciunas in terms of production. I think the Grizzlies’ advantage in the post will lead them to victory in this one, as Nemanja Bjelica usually doesn’t provide much rim protection or rebounding.

Player Prop: Ja Morant O8.5 assists (+125)

Morant has been dropping dimes left and right and has gone over eight assists in four straight games. Sacramento has one of the worst defenses in the league, so I expect Morant’s playmaking excellence to continue. Only the Washington Wizards give up more points per game than the Kings. Sacramento also gives up the sixth-most assists per game (25.9). Memphis averages a league-high 28.5 assists per game as a team.

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