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Grizzlies vs Warriors NBA Pick & Preview

  • Sport: NBA
  • Teams: Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors
  • Where: San Francisco at Chase Center
  • Date: Wednesday, January 25th
  • Betting Odds GS -3, MEM +122 | GS -148 O/U OFF

The Grizzlies come into today’s matchup with an overall record of 31-16. So far, the team has gone 22-23-2 against the spread. The Grizzlies come into the game in the middle of a 3 game losing streak, losing these matchups by an average of -12.0 points per contest.

Memphis is trying to bounce back from a 133-100 loss to the Kings. Going into this game, the team was 3 point underdogs on the spread, giving them an ATS loss. The game got away from Memphis in the 2nd half, as the Kings extended their 5 point halftime lead to grab a 33 point win. In the loss, Desmond Bane led the team in scoring with 21 points on a field goal percentage of 69.2%.

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So far, the Warriors have put together an overall record of 23-24, while going 22-24-1 vs the spread. In the teams past 3 games, their overall mark sits at 1-2. Golden State is 2-1 vs the spread in these matchups.

The Warriors are coming off a dissappointing 120-116 loss to the Nets. Going into the game, they were favored to win by 8 points. Golden State let an opportunity for a win slip away as they held a lead going into the 2nd half of action. Leading the team in scoring was Stephen Curry, as he contributed 26 points while hitting 43.8% of his shots.

Head To Head Recap & Stats

I Similar to their season-long average, the Grizzlies averaged 111.75 points per game vs the Warriors. While the Grizzlies were able to maintain their usual level of production against Golden State, the Warriors averaged fewer points per game in the series, at 104.25. In terms of betting, Golden State has an ATS record of 3-2 in the previous 5 matchups vs Memphis. This mark has come on an average scoring margin of +5 points per game in favor of the Warriors. A combined average of 223 points per game was achieved in these matchups, leading to an over-under mark of 2-3.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game

Heading into play, the Grizzlies offense is rated 6th in the league in scoring, averaging 117.0 points per contest. Coming into today’s game, the Grizzlies will be looking to improve their 3-point shooting numbers, as they are averaging just 11.5 made 3’s per game. If the Memphis offense is going to turn things around, not only do they need to improve their outside shooting but they must do a better job protecting the ball. Currently, they are averaging 13.6 turnovers per game.

So far, the Grizzlies have played well defensively, as they are ranked 12th in the league at 109.93 points per contest.

Point-Guard Ja Morant currently leads the Grizzlies at 27.2 points per game. For the season, he is 7th in the NBA in usage rate and has taken 22.4% of the team’s field goal attempts. In addition to his scoring, Morant is averaging 5.5 boards and 7.9 assists per contest. In today’s game, he is facing off against the NBA’s 26th ranked defense at defending point-guards. Dillon Brooks enters the game sitting second on the team in scoring. Through 43 games, he is averaging 15.9 and is 330th in the league in player efficiency rating.

Through 47 games, Golden State is the 2nd best scoring team at 117.6 points per game. In terms of pace, the Warriors are on the top units in the NBA, averaging 102.5 possessions per game. Thus far, the team’s faced paced style of play has helped their overall numbers, as they are currently the 10th team in made field goals per contest.

So far, the Warriors have played well defensively, as they are ranked 3rd in the league at 105.46 points per contest.

Point-Guard Jordan Poole currently leads the Warriors at 21.2 points per game. For the season, he is 20th in the NBA in usage rate and has taken 18.3% of the team’s field goal attempts. In addition to his scoring, Poole is averaging 2.7 boards and 4.3 assists per contest. In today’s game, he is facing off against the NBA’s 6th ranked defense at defending point-guards. Stephen Curry enters the game sitting second on the team in scoring. Through 32 games, he is averaging 29.2 and is 17th in the league in player efficiency rating.

Grizzlies vs Warriors Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Grizzlies +3
  • Free Total Prediction: Over OFF

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