Memphis favored by 4 against Golden State on Friday
Golden State Warriors vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Golden State when they hit take on the Grizzlies on Friday in pro hoops betting action.
The Grizzlies sport records of 30-18 and 27-20-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Warriors sit at 30-19 and 27-20-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 19-28-1 for the Grizzlies and 31-18 for the Warriors. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Grizzlies installed as 4-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including , at 196.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Grizzlies rated this week at No. 6 and the Warriors sitting at No. 4. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 99-97 result in favor of the Grizzlies today.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Warriors rank No. 4 in the league with 44.7 per game. That compares with Memphis’s No. 12 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 4.6 per game, while the Warriors rate No. 8 with 7.8 per contest.
Defensively, the Warriors feature the league's No. 27-rated defense on the road, giving up 104 points per game. Memphis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Golden State was a 119-98 loser on the road against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (217) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Golden State was crushed on Wednesday, getting run out of the gym by Oklahoma City and falling 119-98 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Last time out for Memphis, they were a 103-92 loser as they battled the Hawks on the road. The Grizzlies failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite, while 195 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Memphis got 20 points from Zach Randolph but lost anyway 103-92 against the Hawks on Wednesday at Philips Arena.
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 2-8
After playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Warriors at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Golden State's last 8 games
Golden State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Golden State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Golden State
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Memphis's last 20 games at home
Golden State at Dallas, Saturday, February 9
Memphis home to Minnesota, Sunday, February 10