Memphis Grizzlies (18-44) at San Antonio Spurs (36-27)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 5, 2018 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -11 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs meet Monday in NBA action at the AT&T Center.
The Memphis Grizzlies are still looking for their first victory since January 29. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 98.9 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 103.6 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Tyreke Evans is averaging 19.4 points and 5.1 assists while Marc Gasol is averaging 17.8 points and 8.5 rebounds. JaMychal Green is the third double-digit scorer and Dillon Brooks is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 79.6 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.7 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies haven’t won a road game since December 31.
The San Antonio Spurs also need a win here after losing six of their last seven games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 102.4 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 99.4 points on 45.1 percent shooting. LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 22.5 points and 8.2 rebounds while Pau Gasol is averaging 10.8 points and 8.5 rebounds. Patty Mills is dishing 2.7 assists and Manu Ginobili is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have lost four straight home games.
The Grizzlies are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Monday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Spurs are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games, 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs. Western Conference and 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games following a ATS loss. The Grizzlies are 0-3-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings in San Antonio, 0-4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the favorite is 4-0-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The San Antonio Spurs are a team that seems to be falling apart, and the injuries are catching up to them. However, the Memphis Grizzlies aren't putting together an NBA roster on a nightly basis and are in full tank mode. The Grizzlies are also being outscored by 11.6 points in their last five games. Banged up and struggling, the Spurs should still have little trouble in this contest. Give me the home team by double digits.