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Grizzlies host Thunder in basketball action

Oklahoma City ThunderMemphis Grizzlies
May 7, 5:00 PM | FedExForum

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds

55-27TEAM RECORD46-36

The visiting Thunder hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at FedExForum against the Grizzlies.

Supporters of the Thunder have seen them go 55-27 and 43-38-1 ATS so far this season, while the Grizzlies are at 46-36 and 52-29-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Grizzlies are 41-41, while the Thunder are 45-37.

View Oklahoma City vs Memphis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Grizzlies in this one, they're listed as 3.5-point favorites on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 202 for Monday.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Grizzlies, currently No. 13 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Thunder, who rate No. 8 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 105-103 victory for the Thunder.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Memphis's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 99.9 PPG, against a Thunder defense that ranks No. 18 at 101 PPG. The Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 47.1% so far, more than the Thunder shooters have achieved on the year, 46.4% per game.

Defensively, the Thunder feature the league's No. 16-rated defense on the road, allowing 101.3 points per game. Memphis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.

The Grizzlies were a 111-102 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (213) made winners of OVER bettors. The Grizzlies endured a 111-102 loss at the hands of the Thunder on Tuesday, despite a 24-point effort from Mike Conley at Ford Center.

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Memphis are 6-4
After playing Memphis are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

A few Thunder at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing Memphis
Oklahoma City is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City
Memphis is 7-1-1 ATS in its last 9 games

Next up:
Oklahoma City at Memphis, Monday, May 9
Memphis home to Oklahoma City, Monday, May 9

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