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Grizzlies take on Thunder in hoops contest

Memphis GrizzliesOklahoma City Thunder
May 3, 9:30 PM | Ford Center

Memphis Grizzlies vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds

46-36TEAM RECORD55-27

The Oklahoma City Thunder host Memphis on Tuesday, looking to build on their 55-27 mark against the 46-36 Grizzlies in NBA action at Ford Center.

The Thunder sit at 55-27 (43-38-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Grizzlies are currently 46-36 (52-29-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Oklahoma City is 45-37 OU, and Memphis is 41-41 OU.

View Memphis vs Oklahoma City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Thunder in this one will find them as 6-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 198.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 8-rated Thunder and the No. 13-ranked Grizzlies, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 105-103 result in favor of the Thunder.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oklahoma City's No. 5-ranked offense (104.8 PPG) against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 13 at 97.6 PPG. The Thunder have averaged 46.4% from the field per game, less than the Grizzlies have managed so far this season (47.1% on average).

Defensively, the Grizzlies feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 99.5 points per game. Oklahoma City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Memphis, they were a 114-101 winner as they battled the Thunder on the road. The Grizzlies covered in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 215 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Grizzlies got a 34-point performance from Zach Randolph as Memphis handed Oklahoma City a 114-101 defeat on Sunday at Ford Center.

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Memphis are 7-3
After playing Memphis are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Grizzlies at Thunder trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City
Memphis is 7-0-1 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing Memphis
Oklahoma City is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
Oklahoma City is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Memphis home to Oklahoma City, Saturday, May 7
Oklahoma City at Memphis, Saturday, May 7

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