Warriors vs Grizzlies Preview

Memphis Grizzlies Golden State Warriors
43-28 March 28, 2014, 10:30 | Oracle Arena 44-27



Oracle Arena will feature Warriors vs. Grizzlies action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

The Grizzlies will try to spoil the party on Friday; they are 32-37-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Warriors are 33-36-2 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injury news). Memphis is 34-37 on the totals; Golden State is 27-43-1.View Memphis Grizzlies vs Golden State Warriors Odds and Stats.

The Warriors sit at No. 3 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Grizzlies are at No. 14 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Warriors will win this game 95-92.

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The Grizzlies were a 91-87 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Jazz. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (178) made winners of UNDER bettors. Zach Randolph scored 22 points and added 13 rebounds for a double-double, leading Memphis over Utah, 91-87, on Wednesday at EnergySolutions Arena.

Last time out for Golden State, they were a 99-90 loser as they battled the Spurs at home. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 189 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Warriors endured a 99-90 loss at the hands of the Spurs on Saturday, despite a 20-point effort from Stephen Curry at Oracle Arena.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Golden State's No. 2-rated squad against Memphis's No. 18-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Golden State rates No. 7 in the league with 9.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 30 with 4.94 per outing.

A few Grizzlies at Warriors trends to consider:
Memphis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Memphis's last 8 games
Memphis is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Memphis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Golden State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Golden State is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Golden State's last 18 games
Golden State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home


Next up:
Memphis at Portland, Sunday, March 30th
Golden State home to New York, Sunday, March 30th
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