Memphis Grizzlies vs Atlanta Hawks Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 18

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 18, 2022, 5:47 PM
  • The Grizzlies (41-20) are -5.5 favorites vs. the Hawks (28-31)
  • Total (Over/Under): 237.5 points
  • Friday, March 18, 2022 at 7:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSSE

The Memphis Grizzlies visit State Farm Arena to take on the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30pm EDT in Atlanta.

The Grizzlies are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -5.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Grizzlies are 44-25 against the spread, while the Hawks are 28-39 against the spread.

The Grizzlies vs Hawks Over/Under is 237.5 total points for the game.


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Grizzlies vs. Hawks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Memphis Grizzlies-5.5 -110O 237.5 -110-225
Atlanta Hawks +5.5 -110U 237.5 -110180

Against the spread this NBA season, the Grizzlies have gone:

  • 44-25 against the Spread (+16.5 Units / 21.74% ROI)
  • 47-22 against the Moneyline (+15.9 Units / 9.25% ROI)
  • 36-30 against the Over for game total points (+3 Units / 3.96% ROI)
  • 30-36 against the Under for game total points (-9.6 Units / -12.64% ROI)
  • Away - Positive ATS Trends
  • Away - Negative ATS Trends

Against the spread this NBA season, the Hawks have gone:

  • 28-39 against the Spread (-14.9 Units / -20.24% ROI)
  • 33-34 against the Moneyline (-18.4 Units / -12.86% ROI)
  • 36-31 against the Over for game total points (+1.9 Units / 2.58% ROI)
  • 31-36 against the Under for game total points (-8.6 Units / -11.67% ROI)
  • Home - Positive ATS Trends
  • Home - Negative ATS Trends

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Memphis Grizzlies: Keys to the Game vs. the Atlanta Hawks

The Grizzlies are 13-5 (.722) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

The Grizzlies are 30-10 (.750) when scoring more second chance points than their opponent this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .535

The Grizzlies are 14-7 (.667) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Grizzlies are 30-14 (.682) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

Atlanta Hawks: Keys to the Game vs. the Memphis Grizzlies

The Hawks were 18-4 (.818) when shooting 40% or better from three last season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .716

The Hawks are 11-6 (.647) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Hawks were 14-3 (.824) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

Injury Report: Hawks vs. Grizzlies - Friday's Game, Mar. 18

  • Trae Young (Hawks): Young is listed as QUESTIONABLE for Friday's (Mar. 18) game.
  • John Collins (Hawks): Hawks coach Nate McMillan said there's currently no timetable for Collins' return.
  • Danilo Gallinari (Hawks): Gallinari is questionable for Friday's (Mar. 18) game against Memphis.
  • Ja Morant (Grizzlies): Morant is listed as QUESTIONABLE for Friday's (Mar. 18) game.

Memphis Grizzlies Offensive Stats & Trends

The Grizzlies have averaged 11.9 offensive rebounds per game (1,418 rebounds/119 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.0

The Grizzlies had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.1 (951 assists/ 453 TOs) in the second half last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

The Grizzlies have made 11.0 three-pointers per game this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Grizzlies have averaged 13.1 offensive rebounds per game (615 rebounds/47 games) this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

Atlanta Hawks Offensive Stats & Trends

The Hawks have averaged 11.4 turnovers per game (500 turnovers/44 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Hawks have an assist to turnover ratio of 2.1 (1,030 assists/ 500 TOs) this season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

The Hawks have averaged 5.8 turnovers per game (251 turnovers/43 games) in the second half this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

The Hawks averaged 28% free throw attempts for every field goal attempt (1,745 free throw attempts/6,281 field goal attempts) last season — 4th highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 25%

Memphis Grizzlies Defensive Stats & Trends

The Grizzlies have averaged 10.0 steals per game (472 steals/47 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Grizzlies have 472 steals this season — most among NBA teams

The Grizzlies have averaged 9.6 steals per game (545 steals/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Grizzlies have 1,127 steals since the start of the 2020-21 season — most among NBA teams

Atlanta Hawks Defensive Stats & Trends

The Hawks have averaged 6.3 steals per game (279 steals/44 games) this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Hawks have averaged 6.7 steals per game (782 steals/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Hawks have averaged 6.7 steals per game (397 steals/59 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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