Clippers vs. Grizzlies NBA Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies will be looking for a second straight ATS victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night as those Western Conference teams meet in NBA betting action at the books.
Memphis topped Los Angeles 96-85 as a 7-point road underdog on the NBA odds when those teams last met on March 13 in an UNDER result for totals bettors. Overall, though, the Clippers are 6-4 SU and 6-3-1 ATS in their last 10 games against Memphis.
This season the Grizzlies are 54-25 overall and 44-33-2 ATS against the number, while the Clippers are 53-26 and 43-35-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Memphis is 32-46-1 on the OU, and Los Angeles is 44-35.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 8-rated Grizzlies and the No. 4-ranked Clippers, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 101-99 result in favor of the Clippers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Memphis's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 93.5 PPG, against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 4 at 94.8 PPG. The Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 44.4% so far, less than the Clippers shooters have achieved on the year, 47.8% per game.
Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, giving up 95.9 points per game. Memphis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 96-93 winner as they battled the Hornets on the road. The Clippers failed to cover in the match as a 9-point favorite, while 189 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Blake Griffin scored 20 points leading the Clippers to a 96-93 victory over New Orleans at New Orleans Arena on Friday.
In their last action, Memphis was an 82-78 winner on the road against the Rockets. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (160) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Grizzlies grabbed an 82-78 win over the Rockets on Friday, behind a 15-point effort from Marc Gasol at Toyota Center.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing New Orleans are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 8-2
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Clippers at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 6 games when playing Memphis
LA Clippers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the LA Clippers last 8 games when playing on the road against Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Memphis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games when playing LA Clippers
LA Clippers home to Portland, Tuesday, April 16
Memphis at Dallas, Monday, April 15