Grizzlies vs Golden State Warriors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Grizzlies vs Golden State Warriors Prediction 3/20/2024

The Memphis Grizzlies (23-46) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (35-32) on Wednesday, March 20th. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on ESPN. Both the Grizzlies and Warriors will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 10:00 ET.

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The Grizzlies Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Grizzlies fell to the Kings by a score of 121-111. The Grizzlies managed to secure te win, even though they were behind at halftime 57-47.

When playing on the road, the Grizzlies have gone 15-19 this season and are 8-27 at home. Overall, they are 23-46 and are looking to snap their three game losing streak as they face the Warriors.

Memphis arrives with an ATS record of 34-35 for the season up to this point. The Grizzlies are in the midst of a two game ATS win streak as underdogs, and they come in with a 5-11 record against the spread as favorites.

The Warriors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Warriors fell to the Knicks by a score of 119-112. The Warriors turned the game around and came out on top, despite being in a trailing position at halftime with 62-56.

As they prepare to face the Grizzlies, the Warriors come in with a 35-32 record and are looking to add to their above .500 mark. At home, the Warriors are 17-18 while going 18-14 on the road this season.

In terms of the spread, Golden State currently holds an ATS record of 36-30, which is above .500. This season, Golden State has a 21-22 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 15-8 when playing as underdogs.

Grizzlies Offense Breakdown

Through 69 games games, Memphis is averaging 105.9 points per game (30th).

Heading into tonight’s game, the Grizzlies are 30th in the NBA in scoring at 105.9 points per game. However, they have actually been better on the road, averaging 108.5 points per game compared to 103.3 at home.

One reason for Memphis’ struggles on offense this season has been their poor shooting. They are 30th in field goal percentage at 43% and are also 30th in two-point shooting at 50%. From beyond the arc, the Grizzlies are 10th in made threes but just 30th in three-point shooting percentage.

When it comes to pace, Memphis is 16th in the league at 98.1 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 23rd in the NBA at 24.9 per game.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

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The Warriors step onto the court for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring squads, putting up 118.3 points per game (7th).

This season, the Warriors are averaging 118.3 points per game, which is 7th in the NBA. When playing at home, Golden State is 11th in scoring at 117.6 points per game. So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 59.7% of their games.

When it comes to pace, the Warriors are 7th in the league at 100 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 16th at 47%. Inside the arc, Golden State is 18th in two-point shooting at 54%.

One of the strengths of the Warriors’ offense is their three-point shooting. They are 2nd in the NBA in made threes per game at 14.8. Overall, they are 7th in three-point shooting at 37%.

Grizzlies Team Defense

Although the Grizzlies’ defense is 10th in the league defensively this season, over their last three games they have allowed 116.3 points per contest, which is 9th in the NBA. In their previous game, the Grizzlies’ defense struggled against the Kings, giving up 121 points on a field goal percentage of 37%.

Warriors Team Defense

At present, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 19th, allowing 116.8 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Warriors’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.6% and allowing 35.8% from beyond the arc.

Key Players For The Grizzlies And Warriors

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Desmond Bane as the primary point contributor for the Grizzlies, finishing with 24 points while maintaining a 8/18 shooting accuracy. For the season, he has been averaging 24.4 points per game, in addition to 4.5 rebounds.

On the other side, Stephen Curry is our projected leading scorer for the Warriors. We have him ending the game with a team-high 27 and grabbing 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 45% and is averaging 27 points per contest.

Grizzlies vs Warriors Trends

  • In their last three road games, Memphis has averaged 106 points per game while allowing 118. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.
  • The Warriors are 3-2 ATS in their last home games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Grizzlies have a straight up record of 3-7. But, their mark vs the spread was just 6-4.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Warriors have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 1-2.

Grizzlies vs Warriors Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Grizzlies vs. Warriors game, our recommendation is to take the Grizzlies at +10. Despite our model showing the Warriors winning 109-100, we like Grizzlies as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 217 and given that our model is projecting 209 points between the teams, we like the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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