Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction 4/3/2024

The Memphis Grizzlies (25-50) travel to face off against the Milwaukee Bucks (47-28) on Wednesday, April 3rd. This game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee and televised on WMLW. The Grizzlies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Bucks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Pistons. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

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The Grizzlies Are Coming Off A Win

The Grizzlies’ most recent matchup against the Pistons saw Jaren Jackson Jr. lead the Grizzlies with 40 points while shooting 13/23 from the field. Luke Kennard also added 19 points as the Grizzlies won the game by a score of 110-108.

In non-conference play, the Grizzlies have gone 11-16 and have a 14-34 record against Western Conference teams for an overall mark of 25-50. As +13.5 point underdogs, the Grizzlies will be looking to pull off an upset in today’s game.

Memphis has an overall ATS record of 36-39 as they come into today’s game. The Grizzlies maintain an ATS record of 22-17 on the road, while they have a 14-22 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Bucks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Bucks lost to the Wizards with a final score of 117-113. In addition, to losing the game straight-up, the Bucks lost vs. the spread as -12.5 point favorites. The over/under line heading into this matchup was 225.5 points in which the two teams surpassed.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Grizzlies, the Bucks are 47-28 overall, which puts them above .500. In non-conference games, the Bucks are 15-13 compared to 32-15 against the Eastern Conference.

So far, Milwaukee’s ATS record is below .500 at 33-42. The Bucks currently have a two game ATS win streak as the underdog and are 28-35 vs. the spread as the favorite.

Grizzlies Offense Breakdown

Through 75 games games, Memphis is averaging 105.9 points per game (30th).

When it comes to scoring, the Grizzlies are last in the league at 105.9 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 107.8 points per game.

Memphis is 30th in field goal percentage at 43%. However, they are 5th in three-point attempts and 10th in made threes at 13.3 per game.

So far, the Grizzlies have outscored the NBA average in just 21.3% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 16th at 98.1 possessions per game.

Bucks Offense Breakdown

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Coming into today’s action, Milwaukee is averaging 120.3 points per contest. This figure places them 3rd in the league.

At home, the Bucks are averaging 122.9 points per game, which is 4th in the NBA. Overall, they are 3rd in scoring at 120.3 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Milwaukee is 4th in made threes at 14.3 per game. They are also 6th in three-point attempts, averaging 38.3 per game.

So far this season, the Bucks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 65.3% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 5th in the league at 100.5 possessions per game.

Grizzlies Team Defense

On the defensive side, Grizzlies is currently hovering around the NBA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 113.1 points per game. The Memphis defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.2% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Memphis.

Bucks Team Defense

At this time, the Bucks’ defense is positioned 21st in the NBA, permitting 116.8 points per game. Milwaukee struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Wizards, giving up 18. For the game, Washington scored 117 points in the game.

Key Players For The Grizzlies And Bucks

For today’s matchup, we project Jaren Jackson Jr. to lead the scoring for the Grizzlies, putting up 22 points and shooting at a rate of 8/18. Throughout this season, his average stands at 22.3 points per game, along with 5.6 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Giannis Antetokounmpo as the leading scorer for the Bucks. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 31 while also collecting 12 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 61.6%, and he is contributing 30.8 points per game on average.

Grizzlies vs Bucks Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Grizzlies offense has averaged 104 points per game while allowing an average of 115. Memphis posted an overall record of 4-6 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Bucks have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 5-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 110 points per game in these contests.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Memphis has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Bucks have an ATS mark of just 5-5 in their last ten games. Milwaukee posted a straight up mark of 6-4 in these matchups.

Grizzlies vs Bucks Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Bucks, with a final score of 115-101, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Bucks at -13.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 222.5, and our model predicts the Grizzlies and Bucks to score a combined 216 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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

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