76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Betting Prediction

NBA 76ers vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction 4/6/2024

The Philadelphia 76ers (42-35) travel to face off against the Memphis Grizzlies (27-50) on Saturday, April 6th. This game will be played at FedExForum in Memphis and televised on NBCS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

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The 76ers Are Coming Off A Win

The 76ers picked up a win over the Heat in their latest game, finishing with a score of 109-105. Heading into the second half, the 76ers were leading 63-55.

As they prepare to face the Grizzlies, the 76ers are focused on adding to their above .500 record of 42-35. Currently, the team is 8th in the Eastern Conference and holds the 3rd spot in the Atlantic division.

Against the spread, the 76ers have covered in five straight games and have an overall ATS record of 44-32. With a four game ATS win streak as favorites, the 76ers are 15-15 against the spread when they are underdogs.

The Grizzlies Are Coming Off A Win

The Grizzlies beat the Pistons in their most recent game, ending with a score of 108-90. As the second half got underway, the Grizzlies were leading by a score of 57-38.

In their 77 games this season, the Grizzlies have gone 27-50 overall and are hoping to add a win against the 76ers. Within the Western Conference, the Grizzlies are 14-34 while going 13-16 in non-conference games.

So far, Memphis is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 38-39. The Grizzlies have a two game ATS win streak as underdogs, and they hold a 6-11 record against the spread when they are the favorites.

76ers Offense Breakdown

Through 77 games games, Philadelphia is averaging 114.2 points per game (15th).

Heading into tonight’s game, the 76ers are averaging 114.2 points per game, which is 15th in the NBA. When playing on the road, they are averaging 113.2 points per game.

Philadelphia has outscored the NBA scoring average in 45.5% of their games this season. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting 46%, which is 21st in the league.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are making an average of 11.9 threes per game, which is 22nd in the NBA. They are shooting 36% from beyond the arc.

Grizzlies Offense Breakdown

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Through 77 games games, Memphis is averaging 106 points per game (30th).

When it comes to scoring, the Grizzlies are one of the lowest-scoring teams in the league, averaging just 106 points per game (30th). At home, they are scoring 104 points per game.

So far this season, the Grizzlies have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 20.8% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting just 43% from the field (30th).

When it comes to three-point shooting, Memphis is among the league leaders in attempts, averaging 38.1 per game (6th). However, they are shooting just 34% from beyond the arc (29th).

76ers Team Defense

Philadelphia’s defense has been playing well, ranking 9th in the NBA with 112.0 points allowed per game. Most recently, the 76ers’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 105 points to the Heat.

Grizzlies Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Grizzlies defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 45.5% of their games. Currently, they are 11th in the NBA at 112.6 points per game allowed. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Grizzlies are forcing 14.3 per game, which is 26th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 4th in blocked shots at 6.2 per game.

Key Players For The 76ers And Grizzlies

In today’s game, our projections have Joel Embiid leading the 76ers with 33 points on 11/21 shooting from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 34.8 points per game, in addition to 10.9 rebounds.

As for Memphis, GG Jackson II is projected to be the primary scorer for the Grizzlies. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 11, and adding 3 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 43.3%, and he is contributing 13.3 points per game on average.

76ers vs Grizzlies Trends

  • In their last three road games, Philadelphia has averaged 119 points per game while allowing 114. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 3-0 vs. the spread.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, Memphis has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 103 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Memphis has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 2-3 straight up.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the 76ers have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 3-0 in these scenarios.

76ers vs Grizzlies Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this 76ers vs. Grizzlies matchup, we’re leaning towards the Grizzlies at +13. Although our projections show the 76ers winning 106-100, we suggest placing your bet on the Grizzlies for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 210 and our model has the 76ers and Grizzlies finishing with a combined 206 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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