Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Grizzlies and Spurs. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on BSSW, and it’s hosted by the Spurs at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio, TX. Get ready to place your bets! In this division matchup, the Grizzlies are the betting favorite against the Spurs. The over/under for the game is 224.5 points.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS BETTING PICK
The Pick: San Antonio Spurs +3
This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 8:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 102-98 in favor of the Spurs.
- Our projections have Victor Wembanyama finishing with Victor Wembanyama points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists.
- From the field, we have the Spurs finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.3% and knocking down 12 threes.
Can the Grizzlies Pull Off a Road Win?
So far this season, the Grizzlies has a record of 2-9, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Spurs. The team is presently 15th in the Western Conference and 5th in the Southwest division.
Memphis comes in with an overall ATS record of 3-8 so far this season. The Grizzlies maintain an ATS record of 2-4 on the road, while they have a 1-4 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
The Grizzlies’ offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 107 points versus the Lakers. During the game, they attempted 53 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 36.8%. Santi Aldama was the leading scorer for the Grizzlies, putting up 24 points. In addition, David Roddy contributed 17 points.
Looking at the Grizzlies defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 115.9 points per game (22nd).
The Grizzlies defense is coming off a game in which they held the Lakers offense to just 36.8% shooting. Overall, they gave up 134 points to Los Angeles.
Will San Antonio Win at Home?
Facing the Grizzlies, the Spurs currently hold an overall record of 3-9 and aim to end their seven game losing streak. So far, the Spurs have gone 3-5 when playing against Western Conference teams and 0-4 in non-conference contests.
So far, San Antonio’s ATS record is below .500 at 4-8. In their last two home games, San Antonio has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 2-4 at home compared to 2-4 on the road.
The Spurs offense is coming off a game where they scored 120 points against the Kings. They posted a field goal percentage of 46.7% and connected on 15 threes. Victor Wembanyama is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 19.3 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Zach Collins brings a PPG average of 15.1 into the game.
At present, the Spurs’ defense is ranked 30th, allowing 124.5 points per game.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Spurs defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 57.3% while allowing 40.5% from downtown.