Grizzlies vs Spurs NBA Game Preview & Predictions for 3/17

Grizzlies vs Spurs NBA Game Preview & Predictions for 3/17

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The Memphis Grizzlies will visit the San Antonio Spurs on March 17, 2023, for an exciting NBA match. As both teams gear up for this conference rivalry, our team of experts at KingPin.pro provides insights and analysis to help you make informed picks and parlays. Here’s a breakdown of the two teams and their stats, along with betting trends and our prediction for the game.

Memphis Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies are currently second in the Western Conference with a record of 41-27. They have been impressive this season, winning nine of their 11 games against opponents from the Southwest Division. The Grizzlies have been solid on both ends of the court, averaging 115.7 points per game while allowing only 111.9 points per game.

Ja Morant has been a key player for the Grizzlies this season, leading the team with 24.3 points per game. Jaren Jackson Jr. has also been impressive, averaging 17 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 3.1 blocks per game. Desmond Bane has been a reliable shooter from beyond the arc, making 2.2 three-pointers per game over the last 10 games.

San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have struggled this season, ranking 14th in the Western Conference with a record of 18-51. They have gone 2-11 against division opponents and are currently on a four-game losing streak. The Spurs have been weak defensively, allowing an average of 122.1 points per game.

Keldon Johnson has been a bright spot for the Spurs, averaging 21.7 points per game. Devonte' Graham has also been a solid contributor, averaging 14 points and 4.1 assists over the past 10 games.

Betting Trends

The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-4 in their last 10 games, while the San Antonio Spurs are 4-6. The Grizzlies have covered the spread in six of their last 10 games, while the Spurs have covered the spread in only four of their last 10 games. The total has gone over in four of the Grizzlies’ last five games and in three of the Spurs’ last five games.

Public Betting Data

According to public betting data, the Grizzlies are receiving 70% of the betting action and are currently favored by 9.5 points. The total for the game is set at 230.5 points, with the over receiving 60% of the betting action.

Prediction

 

Based on our analysis, we predict that the Memphis Grizzlies will win this game by a comfortable margin. The Grizzlies have been playing well this season, while the Spurs have struggled to find their footing. We expect Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. to lead the way for the Grizzlies and help them cover the spread.

Pick: Memphis Grizzlies (-9.5)

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