Memphis Grizzlies (11-5) at San Antonio Spurs (8-8)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -2.5 -- Over/Under: 200.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs meet Wednesday in NBA action at the AT&T Center.
The Memphis Grizzlies look to keep the ball rolling after winning six of their last seven games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 103 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 100 points on 45 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 19.6 points and 5.9 assists while Marc Gasol is averaging 16.8 points and 9.6 rebounds. Jaren Jackson Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Garrett Temple is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 37.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.8 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.9 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have split their last eight road games.
The San Antonio Spurs could use a big victory here to get a game above a .500 record. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 108.8 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 109.7 points on 47.3 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 24.9 points and 6.4 assists while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 17.1 points and 11.4 rebounds. Rudy Gay is the third double-digit scorer and Bryn Forbes is dishing 2.3 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 81.4 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.4 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have won five of their last six home games.
The Grizzlies are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 games playing on 1 days rest, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Spurs are 15-5 ATS in their last 20 home games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games and 6-13-1 ATS in their last 20 vs. NBA Southwest. The Grizzlies are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in San Antonio and 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The under is 6-2 in Grizzlies last 8 road games. The under is 5-2 in Spurs last 7 overall.
The Memphis Grizzlies are playing better basketball than the San Antonio Spurs, but that damage has been done at home. On the road, the Grizzlies are being outscored by 2.1 points and shooting just 42.5 percent from the field. The Spurs have played their best basketball at home and have won each of the last six meetings against the Grizzlies. The Spurs have owned the Grizzlies over the years and should have the edge again on their home court in what feels like must-win time to stop the bleeding.