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NBA Matchup - Trail Blazers Grizzlies Odds Preview

Memphis GrizzliesPortland Trail Blazers
April 3, 10:00 PM | Rose Garden

Memphis Grizzlies vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds

50-24TEAM RECORD33-41

The NBA betting slate features a clash between Portland and Memphis on Wednesday, with the host Trail Blazers 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 41-32-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Trail Blazers are 34-37-3 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Memphis is 32-41-1 on the totals; Portland is 41-33.

View Memphis vs Portland Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 20-rated Trail Blazers and the No. 8-rated Grizzlies in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 99-93 win for the Grizzlies on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Portland's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 98.1 PPG, against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 2 at 90 PPG. The Trail Blazers field goal percentage has averaged 45% so far, more than the Grizzlies shooters have achieved on the year, 44.5% per game.

Defensively, the Grizzlies feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, giving up 92.5 points per game. Portland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Memphis was a 92-90 winner at home against the Spurs. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (182) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Grizzlies grabbed a 92-90 win over the Spurs on Monday, behind a 23-point effort from Mike Conley at FedExForum.

The Trail Blazers were a 112-102 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Jazz. They covered the 10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (214) made winners of OVER bettors. Wesley Matthews scored 23 points in a failed effort to lead the Trail Blazers to victory (they lost 112-102 to Utah at EnergySolutions Arena on Monday).

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Lakers are 3-7
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 2-8
After playing Utah are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Grizzlies at Trail Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games when playing Portland
Memphis is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Memphis's last 17 games when playing on the road against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland's last 6 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Portland's last 17 games when playing at home against Memphis

Next up:
Memphis at LA Lakers, Friday, April 5
Portland home to Houston, Friday, April 5