Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction 3/22/2024

The Memphis Grizzlies (23-47) travel to face off against the San Antonio Spurs (15-54) on Friday, March 22nd. This game will be played at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio and televised on BSSW. Both the Grizzlies and Spurs will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 8:00 ET.

Grizzlies vs Spurs

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The Grizzlies Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Grizzlies is coming off a loss to the Warriors in their latest game, ending with a score of 137-116. Alonside their straight-up loss, the Grizzlies failed to cover the spread as +11.5 point underdogs. The over/under line entering this matchup was 219.5 points, and both teams achieved a total score that exceeded that line.

Looking to snap their four-game losing streak, the Grizzlies come into today’s matchup vs. the Spurs with an overall record of 23-47. When playing on the road, the Grizzlies are 15-20 compared to their 8-27 record at home.

So far, Memphis’ ATS record is below .500 at 34-36. As the favorite this season, Memphis is 5-11 vs. the spread while going 29-25 as the underdog.

The Spurs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Spurs lost to the Mavericks with a final score of 113-107. The Spurs may have lost the game outright, but they did succeed in covering the spread as +8.5 point underdogs. In terms of the over/under, the combined 220 points was below the over/under line of 236.

Heading into today’s game against the Grizzlies, the Spurs are 15-54 overall. In Western Conference play, the Spurs are 9-32 compared to 6-22 in non-conference games.

San Antonio arrives with an ATS record of 35-34 for the season up to this point. San Antonio has gone 5-1 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 30-33 when playing as underdogs.

Grizzlies Offense Breakdown

In 70 games games, Memphis has an average of 106 points per game (30th).

The Grizzlies are one of the worst offensive teams in the NBA, ranking 30th in points per game at 106. However, they have actually been slightly better on the road, averaging 108.7 points per game compared to 103.3 at home.

Memphis has been a high-volume three-point shooting team, ranking 5th in three-point attempts per game. However, they are shooting just 34% from beyond the arc, which is last in the league.

Overall, the Grizzlies are 30th in field goal percentage at 43%, and they are also 29th in two-point shooting percentage. In terms of pace, Memphis is 16th in the NBA.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

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This season, the San Antonio offense is ranked 21st in the NBA in scoring at 112.3 points per game.

This season, the Spurs are 21st in the league in scoring at 112.3 points per game. However, at home, they are averaging 114.1 points per game.

San Antonio is 3rd in the NBA in pace at 101.1 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 24th in the league at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Spurs are 15th in made threes per game but just 28th in three-point shooting percentage at 34%. Overall, they have made 12.6 threes per game.

Grizzlies Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Grizzlies’ defense is giving up an average of 112.8 points per contest. 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.

Spurs Team Defense

Currently, the Spurs’ defense holds the 25th rank in the NBA, allowing 119.7 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Spurs’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.0% and allowing 37.6% from beyond the arc.

Key Players For The Grizzlies And Spurs

In today’s game, our projections have Desmond Bane leading the Grizzlies with 23 points on 8/18 shooting from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 23.9 points per game, along with 4.5 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Devin Vassell to be the top scorer for the Spurs. Our projection has him finishing the game with 20, and he is expected to secure 4 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 47%, and he is contributing 19.3 points per game on average.

Grizzlies vs Spurs Trends

  • Although Memphis has a straight up record of 0-3 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-2. The team averaged 106 points per game in these games.
  • In their last five home games, San Antonio has averaged 114 points per game while allowing 120. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-4 while going 3-2.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Grizzlies have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-3.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Spurs have gone 7-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 8-2.

Grizzlies vs Spurs Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Grizzlies vs. Spurs game, our recommendation is to take the Grizzlies at +6.5. Despite our model showing the Spurs winning 104-100, we like Grizzlies as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 218 and given that our model is projecting 204 points between the teams, we like the under.

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

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