Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 16, 2021

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The Golden State Warriors (38-33) will try to extend a five-game winning streak when they host the Memphis Grizzlies (38-33) at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday, May 16, 2021 as 5-point favorites. The Grizzlies have also won five games in a row. The point total in the matchup is set at 230.5.

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Warriors vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Warriors -5 -110 -110 230.5 -115 -105

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Point Total Insights

  • Golden State and its opponents have gone over Sunday's 230.5 total in 29 out of 71 games (40.8%) this year.
  • In 29 out of Memphis' 71 games this season (40.8%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Sunday's matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 227.2 points per game, 3.3 points fewer than the total of 230.5 for this matchup.
  • This matchup's over/under is 5.4 fewer points than the 225.1 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Warriors games is 4.0 points fewer than the over/under of 230.5 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 4.8 points separates this game's over/under (230.5 points) and the average total points bet in Grizzlies' games (225.7 points) this season.

Warriors Betting Data

  • Golden State has beat the spread half of the time this season, going 33-33 ATS.
  • When they are at least 5-point favorites, the Warriors have an ATS record of 13-4.
  • Golden State and its opponents have hit the over in only 43.9% of games (29 out of 66 matchups).

Warriors Key Players

  • Draymond Green leads the Warriors in assists and rebounds. He averages 8.9 assists and 7.1 rebounds per game.
  • Golden State's scoring leader is Stephen Curry, who racks up 31.8 points per game.
  • Curry makes 5.3 threes per game to lead the Warriors.
  • Green leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Andrew Wiggins collects 1.0 block a contest to pace Golden State.

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Warriors Last 10 Games

Warriors Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Warriors Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/14/2021 Pelicans 125-122 GS Yes Home -6.5 239.5 -400 310 Regular Season No Over
5/11/2021 Suns 122-116 GS No Home +7.5 240.5 310 -400 Regular Season Yes Under
5/10/2021 Jazz 119-116 GS Yes Home -2.5 210.5 -165 140 Regular Season Yes Over
5/8/2021 Thunder 136-97 GS Yes Home -30.5 221.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/6/2021 Thunder 118-97 GS Yes Home -16.5 216.5 -5000 1350 Regular Season Yes Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 7-3 4-6-0 228.6 117.6 111 -4 34.2%

Warriors Injuries

Warriors: Damion Lee: Out (Health and Safety Protocols), Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles), Kelly Oubre Jr.: Out (Wrist), James Wiseman: Out For Season (Knee)

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Grizzlies Betting Data

  • Memphis has a 41-27 record against the spread, covering in 60.3% of their matchups.
  • When they are at least 5-point underdogs, the Grizzlies have a record ATS of 11-9.
  • Memphis has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 51.5% of matchups this year (35 out of 68 opportunities).

Grizzlies Key Players

  • The Grizzlies' Ja Morant puts up enough points (19.2 per game) and assists (7.4 per game) to sit atop the team's leaderboards.
  • Jonas Valanciunas is at the top of the Memphis rebounding leaderboard with 12.5 rebounds per game. He also racks up 16.9 points and tacks on 1.8 assists per game.
  • Grayson Allen hits 2.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Grizzlies.
  • Kyle Anderson (1.2 steals per game) is the steal leader for Memphis while Brandon Clarke (0.9 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Grizzlies Last 10 Games

Grizzlies Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Grizzlies Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/14/2021 Kings 107-106 MEM No Home +6.5 219.5 275 -350 Regular Season Yes Under
5/13/2021 Kings 116-110 MEM Yes Home -1.5 233.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Under
5/11/2021 Mavericks 133-104 MEM No Home +6.5 241.5 - - Regular Season Yes Under
5/10/2021 Pelicans 115-110 MEM Yes Home -11.5 240.5 -1100 700 Regular Season No Under
5/8/2021 Raptors 109-99 MEM Yes Away -5.5 204.5 -400 310 Regular Season Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 5-5 3-7-0 220.3 112.3 108 +5.2 37.4%

Grizzlies Injuries

Grizzlies: Sean McDermott: Out (Foot), Grayson Allen: Out (Abdonminal)

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