Grizzlies visit Warriors in hoops battle

Memphis GrizzliesGolden State Warriors
Jan 9, 10:30 PM | Oracle Arena

Memphis Grizzlies vs Golden State Warriors Odds

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A key NBA battle sees the visiting Grizzlies travelling to Golden State Wednesday to face the Warriors on Wednesday.

The Warriors sit at 22-11 (20-11-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Grizzlies are currently 22-10 (19-12-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Golden State is 20-13 OU, and Memphis is 12-20 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup at BetOnline, the Warriors sat as 1-point favorites. The total had been pegged earlier by the oddsmakers at TopBet at 190.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 5-rated Grizzlies taking on the No. 6-rated Warriors in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 102-98 win for the Grizzlies on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Golden State's No. 9-ranked offense (101.4 PPG) against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 1 at 89.1 PPG. The Warriors have averaged 45.6% from the field per game, more than the Grizzlies have managed so far this season (43.9% on average).

Defensively, the Grizzlies feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, giving up 91.9 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Memphis, they were a 113-81 winner as they battled the Kings on the road. The Grizzlies covered in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 194 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The battle between the Grizzlies and Kings didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Sacramento was handed a 113-81 defeat on Monday at Power Balance Pavilion.

The Warriors were a 115-89 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Clippers. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (204) made winners of OVER bettors. Golden State was crushed on Saturday, getting run out of the gym by Los Angeles and falling 115-89 at STAPLES Center.

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Antonio are 5-5
After playing Sacramento are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing LA Clippers are 4-6
After a loss are 9-1

A few Grizzlies at Warriors trends to consider:
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing on the road against Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Memphis's last 8 games on the road
Golden State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Golden State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Golden State's last 10 games

Next up:
Memphis home to San Antonio, Friday, January 11
Golden State home to Portland, Friday, January 11

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