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Spurs host Grizzlies in basketball action

Memphis GrizzliesSan Antonio Spurs
April 17, 1:00 PM | AT&T Center

Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs Odds

46-36TEAM RECORD61-21

The Spurs hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Sunday as the Grizzlies pay a visit to AT&T Center in NBA betting action.

Supporters of the Grizzlies have seen them go 46-36 and 52-29-1 ATS so far this season, while the Spurs are at 61-21 and 45-35-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Spurs are 46-36, while the Grizzlies are 41-41.

View Memphis vs San Antonio Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Spurs in this one will find them as 6.5-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 195.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Spurs, currently No. 5 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Grizzlies, who rate No. 13 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 106-102 victory for the Spurs.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Antonio's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 103.7 PPG, against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 13 at 97.6 PPG. The Spurs field goal percentage has averaged 47.5% so far, more than the Grizzlies shooters have achieved on the year, 47.1% per game.

Defensively, the Grizzlies feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 99.5 points per game. San Antonio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Memphis, they were a 110-103 loser as they battled the Clippers on the road. The Grizzlies covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog, while 213 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Sam Young scored 22 points in a failed effort to lead the Grizzlies to victory (they lost 110-103 to Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on Wednesday).

In their last action, San Antonio was a 106-103 loser on the road against the Suns. They failed to cover the 3.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (209) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. San Antonio got 17 points from Tim Duncan but lost anyway 106-103 against the Suns on Wednesday at US Airways Center.

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

San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Memphis are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Grizzlies at Spurs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Memphis's last 7 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Memphis's last 8 games on the road
Memphis is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio's last 5 games at home
San Antonio is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Memphis
San Antonio is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Antonio's last 7 games when playing at home against Memphis

Next up:
Memphis at San Antonio, Wednesday, April 20
San Antonio home to Memphis, Wednesday, April 20

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