Grizzlies get a visit from the Thunder
The Oklahoma City Thunder will be looking to pay out against the Memphis Grizzlies in NBA betting action once again on Tuesday night as those Western Conference teams meet on the hardwood.
The Thunder ended a long SU and ATS losing streak against the Grizzlies in their last meeting on December 11 with a 116-100 road victory as a 6-point favorite on the NBA odds. The Thunder are 3-7 both SU and ATS over their last 10 meetings.
(Note: Follow us on Twitter for line updates and injury news). The Grizzlies currently sport a record of 17-19, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 15-20-1 ATS. The Thunder are 28-9 and 20-17 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Grizzlies post a 21-15 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Thunder have gone 19-18 against the number.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Grizzlies rated this week at No. 13 and the Thunder sitting at No. 2. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 99-91 result in favor of the Thunder today.
Last time out for Oklahoma City, they were a 101-85 winner as they battled the Bucks at home. The Thunder covered in the match as a 15-point favorite, while 186 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Oklahoma City got 33 points from Kevin Durant en route to a 101-85 victory over Milwaukee on Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Memphis won its last outing, a 108-101 result against the Hawks on January 12. The Grizzlies covered in that game as a 4.5-point favorite, while the 209 combined points took the game OVER the total. Memphis got 21 points and 13 assists from Mike Conley en route to a 108-101 victory over Atlanta on Sunday at FedExForum.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Thunder rank No. 1 in the league with 47 per game. That compares with Memphis’s No. 15 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Memphis is the NBA’s No. 30-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Thunder rate No. 23 with 6.97 per contest.
Oklahoma City at Houston, Thursday, January 16th
Memphis at Milwaukee, Wednesday, January 15th