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Grizzlies visit Timberwolves in hoops battle

Memphis GrizzliesMinnesota Timberwolves
April 17, 8:00 PM | Target Center

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds

35-25TEAM RECORD25-37

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Tuesday when the Grizzlies of Memphis hit the hard court against the Timberwolves of Minnesota.

The Timberwolves sport records of 25-37 and 30-31-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Grizzlies sit at 35-25 and 28-32 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 30-30-2 for the Timberwolves and 24-36 for the Grizzlies.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 17-rated Timberwolves and the No. 10-ranked Grizzlies, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 98-95 result in favor of the Grizzlies.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 98.4 PPG, against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 8 at 93.6 PPG. The Timberwolves field goal percentage has averaged 43.5% so far, less than the Grizzlies shooters have achieved on the year, 44.6% per game.

Defensively, the Grizzlies feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 94.4 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 in the league in scoring at home.

The Grizzlies were an 88-75 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Hornets. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (163) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Grizzlies got 24 points from Rudy Gay, but it was New Orleans that prevailed in an 88-75 final on Sunday at New Orleans Arena.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 111-88 loser as they battled the Pacers on the road. The Timberwolves failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point underdog, while 199 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Minnesota was crushed on Monday, getting run out of the gym by Indiana and falling 111-88 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing New Orleans are 6-4
After playing New Orleans are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Indiana are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

A few Grizzlies at Timberwolves trends to consider:
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Memphis's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Memphis

Next up:
Memphis home to New Orleans, Wednesday, April 18
Minnesota at Detroit, Thursday, April 19

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