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Los Angeles ClippersMemphis Grizzlies
April 9, 8:00 PM | FedExForum

Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds

34-22TEAM RECORD32-23

Memphis looks to cover the Grizzlies-Clippers pointspread on Monday and improve its overall 32-23 mark when they host Los Angeles in NBA action.

The Grizzlies are 32-23 so far on the season, and 26-29 ATS vs. the number. The Clippers, meanwhile, are 34-22 and 29-26-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Memphis go 21-34 and the Clippers go 25-29-2 on the totals.

View LA Clippers vs Memphis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Clippers before tip-off in this one will find them as 4-point underdogs, while the total sits at 186.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 12 (Grizzlies) and the No. 13 (Clippers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 98-97 result in favor of the Clippers is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Memphis's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 95 PPG, against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 14 at 94.9 PPG. The Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 44.5% so far, less than the Clippers shooters have achieved on the year, 45.3% per game.

Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 96 points per game. Memphis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the league in scoring at home.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 109-94 result against the Kings on April 7. The Clippers covered in that game as an 8-point favorite, while the 203 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Clippers got a 27-point performance from Blake Griffin, who added 14 rebounds as Los Angeles ran past Sacramento 109-94 on Saturday at STAPLES Center.

Last time out for Memphis, they were a 94-89 winner as they battled the Mavericks at home. The Grizzlies covered in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 183 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Memphis got 25 points from Rudy Gay en route to a 94-89 victory over Dallas on Saturday at FedExForum.

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After playing Sacramento are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Phoenix are 5-5
After playing Dallas are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Clippers at Grizzlies trends to consider:
LA Clippers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games
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 when playing Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games
Memphis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Memphis is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games when playing LA Clippers

Next up:
LA Clippers at Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 11
Memphis home to Phoenix, Wednesday, April 11

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