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Clippers vs Grizzlies Game 2 Betting

Los Angeles ClippersMemphis Grizzlies
May 2, 9:30 PM | FedExForum

Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds

40-26TEAM RECORD41-25

The Memphis Grizzlies will try again to beat the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night as those teams meet in Game 2 of their first-round series - with L.A.'s big comeback fresh in their minds.

The Grizzlies blew a huge lead in Game 1 of the series on Sunday, falling 99-98 at home as a favorite to get behind 1-0 in the set. Chris Paul picked up 14 points and 11 assists for the Clippers.

The Grizzlies currently sports a record of 41-25, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 29-37 ATS. The Clippers are 40-26 and 33-32-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Grizzlies post a 26-40 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Clippers have gone 31-33-2 against the number.

View LA Clippers vs Memphis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Grizzlies as 6-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 185, but may be on the move.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 12-rated Grizzlies and the No. 16-rated Clippers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 98-97 win for the Clippers on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Memphis's No. 20-ranked offense (95 PPG) against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 13 at 95 PPG. The Grizzlies have averaged 44.7% from the field per game, less than the Clippers have managed so far this season (45.5% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Clippers own the league's No. 11-rated mark, allowing 96.1 points per game when on the road. Memphis, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in home scoring.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 99-98 result against the Grizzlies on April 29. The Clippers covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog, while the 197 combined points took the game OVER the total. Los Angeles got 19 points from Nick Young en route to a 99-98 victory over Memphis on Sunday at FedExForum.

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Memphis are 5-5
After playing Memphis are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing LA Clippers are 5-5
After playing LA Clippers are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Clippers at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 6 games
LA Clippers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games on the road
LA Clippers are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games
Memphis is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
Memphis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Memphis's last 8 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 7 games at home

Next up:
LA Clippers home to Memphis, Saturday, May 5
Memphis at LA Clippers, Saturday, May 5

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