Memphis Grizzlies (25-23) at Atlanta Hawks (27-24)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 8:00 pm (State Farm Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks -3 -- Over/Under: 230 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks meet Wednesday in NBA action at the State Farm Arena.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 111.9 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 111 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 19 points and 7.5 assists while Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 16.2 points and 12.5 rebounds. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Anderson is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.3 rebounds per game.
The Atlanta Hawks look to build on their four-game winning streak. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 113.2 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 111.3 points on 46 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 25.2 points and 3.9 rebounds while John Collins is averaging 18.2 points and 7.8 rebounds. De’Andre Hunter is the third double-digit scorer and Clint Capela is grabbing 14.2 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 81.5 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game.
The Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Hawks are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Grizzlies last 5 road games. The over is 5-1 in Hawks last 6 overall. The under is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in Atlanta and 8-2 in the last 10 meetings.
Both teams are on the end of a back to back, but it's the Atlanta Hawks who have the edge given they don't have to travel. The Hawks win in the favorite role by an average of 6.3 points while the Grizzlies lose by an average of 2.7 points while allowing 48.2 percent shooting from the field in the underdog role. The Grizzlies have failed to cover four of their last five games on the end of a back to back. I'll lay the bucket with the Hawks at home.