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NBA betting line favors Thunder over Grizzlies

Memphis GrizzliesOklahoma City Thunder
Feb 3, 8:00 PM | Chesapeake Energy Arena

Memphis Grizzlies vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds

12-10TEAM RECORD17-4

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Grizzlies travelling to Oklahoma City Friday to face the Thunder on Friday.

The Thunder are 17-4 so far on the season, and 12-9 ATS vs. the number. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, are 12-10 and 11-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Oklahoma City go 9-12 and the Grizzlies go 8-14 on the totals.

View Memphis vs Oklahoma City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers opened the Thunder as 9-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 192.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Thunder - Grizzlies odds would favor the Thunder if the lines were set according to power ranks. Oklahoma City is rated No. 12 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Grizzlies sit at No. 14. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 100-97 win for the Thunder.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oklahoma City's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 100.1 PPG, against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 10 at 91.6 PPG. The Thunder field goal percentage has averaged 47% so far, more than the Grizzlies shooters have achieved on the year, 44.7% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Grizzlies own the league's No. 3-rated mark, allowing 90.4 points per game when on the road. Oklahoma City, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in home scoring.

Last time out for Memphis, they were a 96-77 winner as they battled the Hawks on the road. The Grizzlies covered in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 173 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Grizzlies grabbed a 96-77 win over the Hawks on Thursday, behind a 21-point effort from Rudy Gay at Philips Arena.

Last time out for Oklahoma City, they were a 95-86 winner as they battled the Mavericks on the road. The Thunder covered in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 181 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Russell Westbrook went off for 33 points and added 6 rebounds leading Oklahoma City to a 95-86 win over Dallas on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing San Antonio are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

A few Grizzlies at Thunder trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Memphis's last 10 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Memphis's last 14 games when playing Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oklahoma City's last 10 games when playing at home against Memphis
Oklahoma City is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
Oklahoma City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Memphis

Next up:
Memphis at Boston, Sunday, February 5
Oklahoma City at San Antonio, Saturday, February 4

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