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Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs Odds
The NBA betting slate features a clash between San Antonio and Memphis on Wednesday, with the host Spurs trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.
The Grizzlies will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 52-29-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Spurs are 45-35-2 ATS. Memphis is 41-41 on the totals; San Antonio is 46-36.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Grizzlies before tip-off in this one will find them as 8.5-point underdogs, while the total sits at 195.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Spurs - Grizzlies odds would favor the Spurs if the lines were set according to power ranks. San Antonio is rated No. 5 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Grizzlies sit at No. 13. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 106-102 win for the Spurs.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Antonio's No. 6-ranked offense (103.7 PPG) against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 13 at 97.6 PPG. The Spurs have averaged 47.5% from the field per game, more 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. San Antonio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Memphis, they were a 101-98 winner as they battled the Spurs on the road. The Grizzlies covered in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 199 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Zach Randolph scored 25 points and chipped in with 14 rebounds for Memphis on Sunday, leading the Grizzlies to a 101-98 victory over San Antonio at AT&T Center.
Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing San Antonio are 4-6
After playing San Antonio are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Memphis are 5-5
After playing Memphis are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Grizzlies at Spurs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Memphis's last 8 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Antonio's last 8 games when playing at home against Memphis
San Antonio is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 11 of San Antonio's last 13 games
Memphis home to San Antonio, Saturday, April 23
San Antonio at Memphis, Saturday, April 23