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Clippers vs Grizzlies Game 4 Betting

The Los Angeles Clippers hold a 2-1 advantage on the Memphis Grizzlies as those two teams hit the hardwood on Monday night in the fourth game of their first-round NBA betting series.

Los Angeles surged in the fourth quarter on Saturday to pick up an 87-86 win over Memphis in Game 3 of the set, failing to cover the 3-point spread. Chris Paul scored 24 points for the Clippers.

The Clippers sit at 40-26 (33-32-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Grizzlies are currently 41-25 (29-37 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Los Angeles is 31-33-2 OU, and Memphis is 26-40 OU.

View Memphis vs LA Clippers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup, the Clippers sat as 2-point favorites at TopBet. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 5Dimes at 182.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Clippers - Grizzlies odds would favor the Grizzlies if the lines were set according to power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 16 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Grizzlies sit at No. 12. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 98-97 win for the Clippers.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 14-ranked offense (97.5 PPG) against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 5 at 93 PPG. The Clippers have averaged 45.5% from the field per game, more than the Grizzlies have managed so far this season (44.7% on average).

Defensively, the Grizzlies feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 93.7 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.

Memphis lost its last outing, an 87-86 result against the Clippers on May 5. The Grizzlies covered in that game as a 3-point underdog, while the 173 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Memphis suffered an 87-86 loss against Los Angeles on Saturday, getting 24 points from Rudy Gay in a losing effort at STAPLES Center.

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing LA Clippers are 5-5
After playing LA Clippers are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Memphis are 4-6
After playing Memphis are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

 

A few Grizzlies at Clippers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Memphis's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
Memphis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Memphis's last 10 games when playing LA Clippers
LA Clippers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home
LA Clippers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 6 games when playing at home against Memphis

Next up:
Memphis home to LA Clippers, Wednesday, May 9
LA Clippers at Memphis, Wednesday, May 9

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