Bucks home to Grizzlies in NBA betting action
|Memphis Grizzlies||Milwaukee Bucks|
|18-19||January 15, 2014, 08:00 | Bradley Center||7-30|
The Bucks will hit the floor running against the visiting Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.
This season the Bucks are 7-30 overall and 12-25 ATS against the number, while the Grizzlies are 18-19 and 16-20-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Milwaukee is 19-18 on the OU, and Memphis is 21-16.
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Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Bucks as 4.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed earler at 187, but may be on the move at Bovada and other top sites.
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 28-rated Bucks and the No. 13-rated Grizzlies in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 88-81 win for the Grizzlies on Wednesday.
The Grizzlies were a 90-87 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Thunder. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (177) made winners of UNDER bettors. Memphis got 24 points from Courtney Lee en route to a 90-87 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday at FedExForum.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Grizzlies rank No. 15 in the league with 43.24 per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 25 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Milwaukee is the NBA’s No. 20-ranked team at 7.16 per game, while the Grizzlies rate No. 30 with 4.97 per contest.
Memphis home to Sacramento, Friday, January 17th
Milwaukee at Houston, Saturday, January 18th