Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction 4/9/2024

The San Antonio Spurs (19-59) travel to face off against the Memphis Grizzlies (27-51) on Tuesday, April 9th. This game will be played at FedExForum in Memphis and televised on BSSE. Both the Spurs and Grizzlies will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 8:00 ET.

Spurs vs Grizzlies

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The Spurs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Spurs will look to bounce back from a defeat in their last game, losing to the 76ers with a final score of 133-126. In addition to their straight-up loss, the Spurs couldn’t cover the spread as +4 point underdogs. Before the game, the over/under line was 226 points, and both teams ended up surpassing that mark.

In their last ten games, the Spurs are 4-6 and come into today’s game vs. the Grizzlies with a record of 19-59. When you look at their 78 games overall, the Spurs are 12-36 against Western Conference teams and have gone 7-23 in non-conference games.

Presently, San Antonio boasts an ATS record of 41-37, which is above .500 against the spread. This season, San Antonio has a 5-2 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 36-35 as underdogs.

The Grizzlies Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Scotty Pippen Jr. led Memphis with 24 points against the 76ers, the highest on the team. He finished with a field goal percentage of 41.4% in the game. GG Jackson II contributed 17 points, but Memphis lost the game 116-96.

As they face the Spurs, the Grizzlies are 27-51 overall this season and are hoping to get closer to .500. On the road, the Grizzlies are 18-22 compared to 9-29 at home.

Memphis currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 38-40 at this point. Memphis has gone 6-11 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 32-29 when playing as underdogs.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

Through 78 games games, San Antonio is averaging 112.3 points per game (22nd).

This season, the Spurs offense has been one of the most efficient in the league, ranking 2nd in pace. However, they have struggled to score on the road, averaging just 110.7 points per game away from home.

Overall, San Antonio is 22nd in scoring at 112.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 25th in the NBA at 46%. From three-point range, the Spurs are 15th in made threes but just 27th in three-point shooting percentage.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, San Antonio is 27th in attempts. In terms of offensive rebounds, the Spurs are 18th in the league. In terms of assists, they are 2nd in the NBA.

Grizzlies Offense Breakdown

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Memphis has recorded an average of 105.9 points per game (30th) throughout 78 games games.

This season, the Grizzlies are 30th in the NBA in scoring at 105.9 points per game. At home, they are averaging 103.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Memphis is 30th in the league at 43%.

When it comes to pace, the Grizzlies are 16th in the NBA at 98 possessions per game. In terms of three-point shooting, Memphis is 6th in the league in attempts but just 29th in three-point shooting percentage at 34%.

Overall, the Grizzlies have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 20.5% of their games this season. In terms of assists, Memphis is 24th in the NBA at 24.9 per game.

Spurs Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Spurs’ defense is giving up an average of 119.2 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 65.4% of their games. The Spurs defense is coming off a game in which they held the 76ers offense to just 44.9% shooting. Overall, they gave up 133 points to Philadelphia.

Grizzlies Team Defense

The Grizzlies’ defense is presently ranked 11th in the league, allowing an average of 112.7 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Grizzlies defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.9% and 38.1% from three-point territory.

Key Players For The Spurs And Grizzlies

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Victor Wembanyama as the primary point contributor for the Spurs, finishing with 21 points while maintaining a 8/16 shooting accuracy. During this season, he is delivering an average of 21.3 points per game, along with 10.7 rebounds.

On the other side, GG Jackson II is our projected leading scorer for the Grizzlies. We have him ending the game with a team-high 12 and grabbing 3 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 43.1%, and he is contributing 13.4 points per game on average.

Spurs vs Grizzlies Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Spurs have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 8-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 114 points per game in these contests.
  • 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.
  • Through their last three games as the underdog, the Grizzlies have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Spurs have a strong straight up record of 3-2. In addition, their ATS record was 3-2 in these scenarios.

Spurs vs Grizzlies Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Spurs vs. Grizzlies matchup, we’re leaning towards the Grizzlies at +3.5. Although our projections show the Spurs winning 67-65, we suggest placing your bet on the Grizzlies for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 214.5 and our model has the Spurs and Grizzlies finishing with a combined 132 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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