Spurs at Grizzlies Game 3 - 4/22/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (69-15) at Memphis Grizzlies (42-42)
NBA Basketball: Friday, April 22, 2016 at 9:30 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies +10.5 -- Over/Under: 181.5 See the Latest Odds
The San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies meet Friday night for game three at the FedExForum.
The San Antonio Spurs look to take a commanding 3-0 lead that would pretty much end this series. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 100 points on 49.7 percent shooting and allowing 71 points on 35.8 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 16.5 points and 2.5 rebounds while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 13.5 points and six rebounds. Tony Parker is dishing five assists and Tim Duncan is grabbing 10 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 48.7 percent from beyond the arc and 85.4 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have lost 15 road games all season.
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The Memphis Grizzlies need a victory here in order to have any chance of making this a series. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 71 points on 35.8 percent shooting and allowing 100 points on 49.7 percent shooting. Zach Randolph is averaging 8.5 points and 8.5 rebounds while Lance Stephenson is averaging nine points and 1.5 assists. Matt Barnes is dishing 1.5 assist and Jordan Farmar is grabbing 1.5 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 58.3 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are allowing 48.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.5 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have lost four of their last five home games.
Being at home should help the Grizzlies, but not much. Memphis has no chance against the Spurs without Marc Gasol and Mike Conley. The Grizzlies have zero offense without those two guys, and the Spurs are a team that clicks at both ends of the court. I expect another ugly game.
Give me the Spurs by double digits.