Memphis Grizzlies vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 14, 2021

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The Memphis Grizzlies (37-33) are favored (-8) to continue a four-game winning streak when they host the Sacramento Kings (31-39) at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, May 14, 2021 at FedExForum. The contest airs on NBCS-CA. The matchup has a point total of 228.5.

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Grizzlies vs Kings Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Grizzlies-8-110-110228.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Memphis and its opponents have gone over Friday's 228.5 total in 30 out of 70 games (42.9%) this season.
  • In 37 out of Sacramento's 70 games this season (52.9%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the point total in Friday's matchup.
  • The over/under for the matchup of 228.5 is 0.8 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Grizzlies (113.6 points per game) and the Kings (114.1 points per game).
  • The 229.8 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 1.3 more than the 228.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Grizzlies games is 2.6 points fewer than the over/under of 228.5 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 3.1 points separates the average total points bet in Kings' games (231.6 points) and this game's over/under (228.5 points).

Grizzlies Betting Data

  • Memphis covered the spread more often than not this year, going 40-27 against the spread.
  • The Grizzlies have not fared well as an 8-point favorite, going 3-4 against the spread when favored by at least 8 points.
  • Memphis and its opponents have hit the over in 52.2% of games (35 out of 67 matchups).

Grizzlies Key Players

  • Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in points and assists. He scores 19.2 points per game while tacking on 7.4 assists.
  • Memphis is led in rebounds by Jonas Valanciunas' 12.5 per game.
  • The Grizzlies are led by Grayson Allen from long distance. He hits 2.1 shots from deep per game.
  • Kyle Anderson leads the team with 1.2 steals per game. Brandon Clarke collects 0.9 blocks a contest to pace Memphis.

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Grizzlies Last 10 Games

Grizzlies Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalGrizzlies MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/13/2021Kings116-110 MEMYesHome-1.5233.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/11/2021Mavericks133-104 MEMNoHome+6.5241.5--Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/10/2021Pelicans115-110 MEMYesHome-11.5240.5-1100700Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/8/2021Raptors109-99 MEMYesAway-5.5204.5-400310Regular SeasonYesOver
5/6/2021Pistons111-97 DETYesAway-1.5208.5-120100Regular SeasonNoUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-44-64-6-0222.9112.5110.4+5.239.2%

Grizzlies Injuries

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

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Kings Betting Data

  • Sacramento has covered the spread in less than half of its games, going 29-37 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 8-point underdogs, the Kings have a record ATS of 2-3.
  • Sacramento has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 50% of matchups this season (33 out of 66 contests).

Kings Key Players

  • De'Aaron Fox's points (25.2 per game) and assists (7.2 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Kings' leaderboards.
  • Richaun Holmes grabs 8.3 rebounds per game (he also scores 14.2 points per game and adds 1.7 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Sacramento rebounding leaderboard.
  • Buddy Hield is reliable from three-point range and leads the Kings with 4.0 made threes per game.
  • Sacramento's leader in steals is Delon Wright (1.6 per game), and its leader in blocks is Holmes (1.6 per game).

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Kings Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalKings MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/13/2021Grizzlies116-110 MEMNoAway+1.5233.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/11/2021Thunder122-106 SACYesHome-6.5236.5-400310Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/9/2021Thunder126-98 SACYesHome-19.5231.5-50001500Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/7/2021Spurs113-104 SANoHome+5.5220.5260-350Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/5/2021Pacers104-93 SACYesAway-10.5216.5-1200750Regular SeasonYesUnder
Kings Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-35-51-9-0219.8110.8109-4.732.3%

Kings Injuries

Kings:Harrison Barnes: Out (Adductor),Tyrese Haliburton: Out For Season (Knee),Robert Woodard II: Out (Low Back),Marvin Bagley III: Out (Groin),De'Aaron Fox: Out (Health Protocols)

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