Memphis Grizzlies vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 10, 2021

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The Memphis Grizzlies (34-33) host the New Orleans Pelicans (31-37) in a matchup of Southwest Division teams at FedExForum, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Monday, May 10, 2021. The Pelicans are 9.5-point underdogs in the game, the third matchup between the squads this season. The point total for the matchup is 225.5.

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Grizzlies vs Pelicans Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Grizzlies-9.5-110-110225.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Memphis' games this year have gone over the point total for Monday's matchup over/under (225.5 points) in 49.3% of opportunities (33 out of 67 matchups).
  • In 60.3% of New Orleans' games this season (41 of 68), the total points scored was greater than Monday's 225.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 228.1 points per game, 2.6 points more than the over/under of 225.5 for this matchup.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 227.2 points per game, 1.7 more than this contest's over/under.
  • On average, the Grizzlies have seen a 225.7 over/under in their games this season, 0.2 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Pelicans' games have a total points bet of 229.6 points this season, 4.1 points more than the over/under for this game.

Grizzlies Betting Data

  • Memphis holds a winning record against the spread this year, going 38-26 ATS.
  • The Grizzlies have not fared well as a 9.5-point favorite, going 1-2 against the spread when favored by at least 9.5 points.
  • Memphis and its opponents have hit the over in 54.7% of games (35 out of 64 matchups).

Grizzlies Key Players

  • Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in scoring (19.3 points per game) and assisting (7.3 assists per game).
  • Memphis is led in rebounds by Jonas Valanciunas' 12.5 per game.
  • Grayson Allen is the top three-point shooter for the Grizzlies, knocking down 2.1 per game.
  • Memphis' steals leader is Kyle Anderson, who grabs 1.2 per game. Valanciunas leads the team averaging 0.9 blocks a game.

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Grizzlies Last 10 Games

Grizzlies Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalGrizzlies MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/8/2021Raptors109-99 MEMYesAway-5.5204.5-400310Regular SeasonYesOver
5/6/2021Pistons111-97 DETYesAway-1.5208.5-120100Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/5/2021Timberwolves139-135 MEMYesAway-9.5258.5-650475Regular SeasonNoOver
5/3/2021Knicks118-104 NYNoHome+3.5234.5165-200Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/1/2021Magic112-111 ORLYesAway-17.5216.5-50001350Regular SeasonNoOver
Grizzlies Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
5-53-76-4-0224.8110.7114.1+1.838.7%

Grizzlies Injuries

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

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Pelicans Betting Data

  • New Orleans has a losing record against the spread, going 32-35 ATS (covering only 47.8% of the time).
  • When they are at least 9.5-point underdogs, the Pelicans have not fared well, going 1-6 against the spread.
  • New Orleans has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 58.2% of matchups this season (39 out of 67 contests).

Pelicans Key Players

  • Zion Williamson is the top scorer for the Pelicans with 27.0 points per game. He also adds 7.2 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game to his stats.
  • The New Orleans leaders in rebounding and assists are Steven Adams with 8.9 rebounds per game (he also adds 7.6 points and 1.9 assists per game) and Lonzo Ball with 5.8 assists per game (he also tacks on 14.6 points and 4.7 rebounds per game).
  • Ball makes 3.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Pelicans.
  • New Orleans' leader in steals is Ball with 1.5 per game, and its leader in blocks is James Johnson with 0.9 per game.

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Pelicans Last 10 Games

Pelicans Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalPelicans MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/9/2021Hornets112-110 NONoAway+4.5243.5180-225Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/7/202176ers109-107 PHINoAway+16.5237.51300-3000Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/4/2021Warriors108-103 NONoHome+5.5225.5290-375Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/3/2021Warriors123-108 GSNoHome+9.5234.5575-900Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/1/2021Timberwolves140-136 NOYesAway-3.5252.5-200165Regular SeasonYesOver
Pelicans Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-48-24-6-0226.2115.9110.3+5.234.2%

Pelicans Injuries

Pelicans:Steven Adams: Out (Toe),Zion Williamson: Out (Finger),Brandon Ingram: Out (Ankle),Josh Hart: Out (Thumb)

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