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Grizzlies take on Bucks in hoops contest

Memphis GrizzliesMilwaukee Bucks
March 31, 8:30 PM | Bradley Center

Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds

27-22TEAM RECORD24-27

The NBA betting slate features a clash between Milwaukee and Memphis on Saturday, with the host Bucks trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

The Bucks are 24-27 so far on the season, and 25-26 ATS vs. the number. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, are 27-22 and 22-27 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Milwaukee go 32-18-1 and the Grizzlies go 21-28 on the totals.

View Memphis vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Grizzlies listed as 1.5-point underdogs. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 203.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 13-rated Grizzlies taking on the No. 20-rated Bucks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 98-97 win for the Grizzlies on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Milwaukee's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 98.5 PPG, against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 11 at 93.9 PPG. The Bucks field goal percentage has averaged 43.9% so far, less than the Grizzlies shooters have achieved on the year, 44.7% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Grizzlies own the league's No. 6-rated mark, allowing 94.9 points per game when on the road. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in home scoring.

Memphis lost its last outing, a 98-89 result against the Rockets on March 30. The Grizzlies failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog, while the 187 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Rudy Gay scored 20 points in a failed effort to lead the Grizzlies to victory (they lost 98-89 to Houston at Toyota Center on Friday).

The Bucks were a 121-84 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cavaliers. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (205) made winners of UNDER bettors. Cleveland was run off the court by the Bucks on Friday as Milwaukee blasted the Cavaliers 121-84 at Quicken Loans Arena.

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After playing Houston are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Grizzlies at Bucks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Memphis's last 11 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 7 games on the road
Memphis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home
Milwaukee is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Milwaukee's last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 11 games when playing Memphis

Next up:
Memphis at Oklahoma City, Monday, April 2
Milwaukee at Washington, Monday, April 2

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