Memphis Grizzlies vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 6, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 4:20 PM

The Detroit Pistons (19-47) will attempt to end a four-game losing streak when they host the Memphis Grizzlies (33-32) on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Little Caesars Arena as heavy, 10-point underdogs. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on BSDET. The over/under for the matchup is 221.5.

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Grizzlies vs Pistons Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Grizzlies-10-115-105221.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Memphis' matchups this season, the Grizzlies and their opponents have exceeded Thursday's point total of 221.5 points 41 times (63.1% of opportunities).
  • In 40.9% of Detroit's games this season (27 of 66), the total points scored was higher than Thursday's 221.5-point over/under.
  • The point total for the game of 221.5 is 0.9 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Grizzlies (113.5 points per game) and the Pistons (107.1 points per game).
  • This matchup's over/under is 2.4 fewer points than the 223.9 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Grizzlies games is 226.3 points, 4.8 more than the over/under of 221.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 3.3 points more than the average over/under in Pistons' games this season (218.2 points).

Grizzlies Betting Data

  • Memphis has a 37-25 record against the spread this year.
  • The Grizzlies are 1-1 as at least 10-point favorites.
  • Memphis has covered the over/under the majority of the time, in 34 of 62 games (54.8%).

Grizzlies Key Players

  • Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in scoring (19.4 points per game) and assisting (7.3 assists per game).
  • Memphis' rebounding leader is Jonas Valanciunas, who pulls down 12.3 per game.
  • Grayson Allen connects on 2.1 threes per game to lead the Grizzlies.
  • Kyle Anderson leads the team with 1.3 steals per game. Brandon Clarke collects 0.8 blocks an outing to pace Memphis.

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Grizzlies Last 10 Games

Grizzlies Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalGrizzlies MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
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
4/30/2021Magic92-75 MEMYesHome-6.5190.5-500375Regular SeasonYesUnder
4/28/2021Trail Blazers130-109 PORNoHome+20.5238.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoOver
Grizzlies Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
4-63-76-4-0233114.3118.7-0.740.4%

Grizzlies Injuries

Grizzlies:Grayson Allen: Day To Day (Abdonminal),Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Injury Management)

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Pistons Betting Data

  • Detroit has a 36-27 record against the spread, covering in 57.1% of their contests.
  • Detroit and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this year -- 29 of 63 (46%).

Pistons Key Players

  • Jerami Grant is at the top of the Pistons scoring leaderboard with 22.5 points per game. He also collects 4.6 rebounds and averages 2.8 assists per game.
  • Mason Plumlee has a stat line of 9.3 rebounds, 10.3 points and 3.6 assists per game for Detroit to take the top rebound spot on the team. Killian Hayes has the top spot for assists with 5.0 per game, adding 5.7 points and 2.5 rebounds per contest.
  • Wayne Ellington is the top scorer from distance for the Pistons, hitting 2.5 threes per game.
  • Detroit's leader in steals is Hayes (1.2 per game), and its leader in blocks is Isaiah Stewart (1.2 per game).

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Pistons Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalPistons MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/4/2021Hornets102-99 CHANoHome+6.5208.5280-350Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/3/2021Magic119-112 ORLYesHome-8.5239.5--Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/1/2021Hornets107-94 CHANoAway+17.5206.51250-3000Regular SeasonYesUnder
4/29/2021Mavericks115-105 DALNoHome+3.5218.5--Regular SeasonNoOver
4/26/2021Hawks100-86 DETYesHome-3.5204.5-225180Regular SeasonYesUnder
Pistons Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
2-84-63-7-0213.9103.6110.3+0.834.6%

Pistons Injuries

Pistons:Wayne Ellington: Day To Day (Calf),Josh Jackson: Out (Tooth),Cory Joseph: Out (Ankle),Rodney McGruder: Out (Elbow),Dennis Smith Jr.: Day To Day (Knee),Mason Plumlee: Out (Rest),Jerami Grant: Day To Day (Knee),Hamidou Diallo: Out (Personal)

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