Grizzlies can bounce Thunder in Game 6
The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the verge of a first-round elimination as they take on the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 6 of their best-of-seven set in NBA playoff action on Thursday.
Oklahoma City fell 100-99 at home to Memphis as a 7-point favorite on the NBA odds in Game 5 of the series on Tuesday night and now trail 3-2 in the set. The Grizzlies are 3-1-1 ATS over the first five games of this first-round series.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies Opening Odds and Betting Line
Memphis Grizzlies opened as 2.5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 184.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.
Computer Prediction: Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 97-93 win for the Thunder on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Memphis Grizzlies bring a 53-34 record (38-45-4 ATS) to the battle against the 61-26 Oklahoma City Thunder, who are 44-40-3 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Memphis Grizzlies go 43-44 so far and the Oklahoma City Thunder go 45-42. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Memphis vs Oklahoma City injuries news.
The Memphis Grizzlies sit at No. 14 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Oklahoma City Thunder are at No. 5 on that betting chart.
How Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies Stats Matchup
Offensively the game matches up Memphis's No. 27-ranked offense (96.18 PPG) against a Oklahoma City Thunder defense that ranks No. 11 at 99.64 PPG. The Memphis Grizzlies have averaged 46.15% from the field per game, less than the Oklahoma City Thunder have managed so far this NBA season (46.65% on average).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Odds Trends
Oklahoma City is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 6 games
Oklahoma City is 2-8-1 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Memphis is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 6 games
Memphis is 8-3-1 ATS in its last 12 games at home
Memphis is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Oklahoma City home to Memphis, Saturday, May 3rd