San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies in NBA odds tilt

Memphis Grizzlies San Antonio Spurs
45-31 April 06, 2014, 07:00 | AT&T Center 59-17



The Spurs will hit the floor running against the visiting Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Spurs bring a 59-17 record (42-34 ATS) to the battle against the 45-31 Grizzlies, who are 32-42-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Antonio go 41-34-1 so far and the Grizzlies go 36-40. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). View Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs Odds and Stats.

Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Spurs as -8-point Favorite in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 191 earlier at GTbets.eu.

This game pits the Spurs, currently No. 1 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Grizzlies, who rate No. 14 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 98-92 victory for the Spurs.

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In their last action, Memphis was a 100-92 winner at home against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (192) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Marc Gasol scored 24 points leading the Grizzlies to a 100-92 victory over Denver at FedExForum on Friday.

San Antonio was a 106-94 loser in its last match on the road against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 200 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Antonio suffered a 106-94 loss against Oklahoma City on Thursday, getting 21 points from Patty Mills in a losing effort at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Antonio's No. 6-ranked offense (105.49 PPG) against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 3 at 94.21 PPG. The Spurs have averaged 48.88% from the field per game, more than the Grizzlies have managed so far this season (46.14% on average).

A few Grizzlies at Spurs trends to consider:
Memphis is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Memphis is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Memphis's last 13 games
Memphis is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
San Antonio is 12-2 ATS in its last 14 games
San Antonio is 19-1 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Antonio's last 9 games
San Antonio is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home


Next up:
Memphis home to Miami, Wednesday, April 9th
San Antonio at Minnesota, Tuesday, April 8th
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