Grizzlies vs. Warriors - 4/9/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (70-9) at Memphis Grizzlies (42-36)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies +11 -- Over/Under: 211.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, CSNB
The Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies square off Saturday night at the FedExForum.
The Golden State Warriors need to win their final three games in order to break the Chicago Bulls record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 115.3 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 30 points and 6.7 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 22.5 points and 3.8 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.5 assists and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 41.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.2 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have lost seven road games all season.
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The Memphis Grizzlies could use a nice win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 99.2 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 101 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Zach Randolph is averaging 15.1 points and 7.9 rebounds while Lance Stephenson is averaging 14.2 points and 2.8 assists. Matt Barnes is dishing 2.1 assists and Jordan Farmar is grabbing 1.6 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 78.2 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.5 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have lost four of their last six home games.
The Warriors are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 vs. NBA Southwest and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. The Grizzlies are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games playing on 0 days rest and 19-8 ATS in their last 27 home games. The Warriors are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Memphis and 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Warriors are still chasing history and are catching an injured Grizzlies team on the end of a back to back. This could get very ugly for the Grizzlies. Not to mention Golden State hopes to finish this game quickly with a road game against the Spurs on deck. Look for a Golden State double-digit victory.