Spurs vs Grizzlies Play-In Event Odds, Unfold and Picks
Jonas Valanciunas and the Grizzlies battle the Spurs within the 9 vs 10 Western Convention Play-In Sport (Picture by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire)
- The Memphis Grizzlies are four-point house favorites over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday evening in a Western Convention play-in recreation on the FedEx Discussion board
- The street staff received every of the three common season conferences
- A breakdown of Spurs-Grizzlies with odds and a prediction could be discovered beneath
It’s win or go house when the No. 10-seed San Antonio Spurs go to the ninth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies at 7:30 p.m. ET Wednesday on the FedEx Discussion board as a part of the Western Convention Play-In Event.
The winner of the sport strikes on to play on the loser of Wednesday’s different Western Convention recreation between the No. 7 Los Angeles Lakers and No. 8 Golden State Warriors for a berth within the NBA Playoffs. The loser’s season is over.
The Grizzlies (38-34 within the common season) had their five-game profitable streak snapped Sunday in a 113-101 loss to the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco as three-point underdogs within the regular-season finale. Memphis would have grabbed the No. 8 seed with a win.
The Spurs (33-39) are on a four-game dropping streak, together with falling to the Phoenix Suns 123-121 at house on Sunday as two-point underdogs. San Antonio has additionally misplaced 10 of 12.
Spurs vs Grizzlies Odds
|Staff||Moneyline at FanDuel||Unfold||Whole|
|San Antonio Spurs||+140||+4 (-114)||Over 222 (-110)|
|Memphis Grizzlies||-166||-4 (-106)||Beneath 222 (-110)|
Odds as of Might seventeenth
Grizzlies Come Up Quick
The loss on Sunday put the Grizzlies compelled them into this elimination-game state of affairs. Steph Curry was an excessive amount of for Memphis because the Warriors star dropped 45 factors in wrapping up the NBA scoring title.
Jonas Valanciunas led the Grizzlies with 29 factors and 16 rebounds. That was his prime scoring recreation since April 11. Valanciunas additionally notched his 49th double-double of a season by which he averaged 17.1 factors and a team-high 12.5 rebounds.
Per @GrizzliesPR, Jonas Valanciunas turn out to be the first Grizzly to have 20+ factors, 10+ rebounds, 5+ blocks, whereas capturing 75% from the sphere in a single recreation.
This was a cool effort play! Books it to get in entrance of Marshall on the perimeter and stays hooked up to get the block. pic.twitter.com/qdnx2yLZyI
— Parker Fleming (@PAKA_FLOCKA) Might 11, 2021
Ja Morant wound up the common season because the Grizzlies’ prime scorer with a 19.1 common whereas additionally shelling out a team-best 7.4 assists. He had 16 factors and 9 assists Sunday.
Dillon Brooks added 18 factors and 6 rebounds in opposition to the Warriors earlier than fouling out and the Grizzlies missed him down the stretch. Brooks completed the common season with a 17.2 scoring common.
Draymond simply bought Dillon Brooks to foul out 👋 pic.twitter.com/0pLL35oFXl
— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) Might 16, 2021
The Grizzlies shot simply 24.0% (6 of 25) from three-point vary, although they did power the Warriors into 19 turnovers. Jaren Jackson Jr. had three steals.
Spurs Have Been Struggling
The Spurs are staggering into the playoffs, together with Sunday’s loss when the Suns rested their beginning backcourt of Devin Booker and Chris Paul. E’Twaun Moore’s three-pointer with 2.2 seconds left gave Phoenix the win.
E’Twaun Moore hits it! pic.twitter.com/GMaroa2tHQ
— Bally Sports activities Arizona (@BALLYSPORTSAZ) Might 16, 2021
DeMar DeRozan topped the Spurs with 23 factors. He completed the common season with a team-best 21.6 scoring common. DeRozan additionally dished out 6.9 assists a recreation, which additionally led the Spurs.
Jakob Poeltl had his 15th double-double of the season with 17 factors and 10 rebounds. He completed the common season because the Spurs’ prime board man with a 7.9 common.
Hopefully, Poeltl will bear in mind to convey his uniform Wednesday.
Jakob Poeltl tried to examine in and not using a jersey on 😶 pic.twitter.com/pIGW1u27g3
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 4, 2020
The Suns held Dejounte Murray to only six factors on 3-for-10 capturing. He had a wonderful common season with averages of 15.7 factors, 7.1 rebounds and 5.4 assists.
Grizz Received Season Collection
The Grizzlies received the season collection 2-1 by which the street staff received all three video games as underdogs.
The Spurs received 131-119 on Dec. 23, which was opening evening, behind DeRozan’s 28 factors, 9 rebounds and 9 assists. Morant had a career-high 44 factors and 6 assists in a dropping effort.
The Grizzlies received back-to-back video games 129-112 on Jan. 30 and 133-102 on Feb. 1.
Within the first recreation, DeAnthony Melton topped Memphis with 20 factors off the bench and Morant had 19 factors and 11 rebounds.
Two nights later, the Grizzlies bought 19 factors from reserve Gorgui Dieng and 11 factors and 14 assists off the bench from Tyus Jones. Keldon Johnson had 25 factors and 10 rebounds to tempo the Spurs.
Search for the Grizzlies to prevail handily once more on this postseason matchup
- The Choose: Grizzlies -4 (-106)
John Perrotto has been overlaying and writing about sports activities for numerous retailers for over 40 years. His work has appeared within the likes of USA TODAY, ESPN.com, SI.com, Forbes.com, The Related Press, Baseball Digest, and extra. John relies out of Beaver Falls, PA.