At 8:00 ET, the Memphis Grizzlies will take on the San Antonio Spurs in a Southwest Division matchup. The Spurs (-247) are 6.5 point favorites over the Grizzlies (+199). Memphis has lost four straight and is 13th in the Western Conference with a record of 23-47, while San Antonio is last in the West at 15-54.

This game will be played at the Frost Bank Center in San Antonio and can be seen on BSSW. The over/under line for the game is set at 218 points.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Memphis Grizzlies +6.5

This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 8:00 ET on Friday, March 22nd.

WHY BET THE MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 104-100 in favor of the Spurs.
  • Our projections have Devin Vassell finishing with Devin Vassell points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Spurs finishing with a field goal percentage of 45.5% and knocking down 13 threes.

Can The Grizzlies Secure a Win at San Antonio?

This season, the Grizzlies have gone 33-36-1 on the over/under, and they are currently on a streak of four straight games going over the O/U line. Today's line is set at 218 points, and Memphis has had an average O/U line of 221.5 points this season.

In their last game against the Warriors, the Grizzlies lost by a score of 137-116. The O/U line for that game was 219.5 points. Memphis was a 11.5-point underdog in that game, and they are now 4- straight games as the underdog.

For the season, the Grizzlies are 23-47 and are in 13th place in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 13-32 and 7-7 against teams in their own division.

On the road, the Grizzlies are 15-20 straight-up and 20-15 against the spread. Their ATS record as the underdog is 29-25, and they are 17-37 as the underdog this season.

Coming into the game, the Grizzlies are one of the worst offensive teams in the league, averaging just 106 points per game (30th). In terms of field goal percentage, Memphis is 30th in the NBA at 43%. However, they have been able to get up a lot of three-point attempts, ranking 5th in the league at 38.5 per game.

On the road, the Grizzlies are averaging 108.7 points per game compared to 103.3 at home. So far this season, Memphis has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 21.4% of their games.

When it comes to pace, the Grizzlies are 16th in the league at 98 possessions per game. In terms of two-point shooting, Memphis is 29th in the NBA at 50%. Overall, they are 29th in true shooting percentage.

At present, the Grizzlies' defense is ranked 12th, allowing 112.8 points per game. The Memphis defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.9% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.4% of their field goal attempts vs. Memphis.

Will the Spurs Find a Way to Win at Home?

San Antonio is 15-54 this season and are 6.5-point favorites against the Grizzlies. In the Western Conference, the Spurs are 15th and have a 9-32 record against other Western Conference teams.

This season, the Spurs have been favored in just six games, going 5-1 in those contests. As the favorite, they have an average scoring margin of +13.3 points per game.

San Antonio's ATS record for the season is 35-34, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. At home, they are 17-16 ATS and have an average scoring differential of -5.1 PPG.

In their most recent game, the Spurs lost to the Mavericks by a score of 113-107. However, they covered the spread as 8.5-point underdogs. The O/U line for the game was 236 points.

The Spurs have gone 34-34-1 on the O/U this season, with an average combined scoring total of 231.9 points per game. Today's line of 218 points is lower than all of their previous games.

When playing at home, the Spurs are averaging 114.1 points per game, which is 18th in the league. Overall, they are 21st in scoring at 112.3 points per game. San Antonio has outscored the NBA scoring average in 46.4% of their games this season.

In terms of pace, the Spurs are 3rd in the NBA at 101.1 possessions per game. When it comes to field goal percentage, San Antonio is 24th in the league at 46%. They are also 26th in true shooting percentage.

San Antonio is 19th in two-point shooting percentage at 53% and 28th in three-point shooting at 34%. Overall, they are 15th in three-pointers made per game at 12.6.

The Spurs' defense is presently ranked 25th in the league, allowing an average of 119.7 points per contest. San Antonio's defense is currently forcing 14.4 turnovers per game, which is 28th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 3rd in blocked shots, with an average of 6.4 rejections per game.