New Orleans Pelicans vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Apr. 9

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Apr 09, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Grizzlies are -6.5 favorites vs. the Pelicans
  • Total (Over/Under): 229.5 points
  • Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 6:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSSE & BSNO

The New Orleans Pelicans visit FedExForum to take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 6:00pm EDT in Memphis.

The Grizzlies are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -6.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Pelicans are against the spread, while the Grizzlies are against the spread.

The Pelicans vs Grizzlies Over/Under is 229.5 total points for the game.


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Pelicans vs. Grizzlies Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
New Orleans Pelicans+6.5 -110O 229.5 -110220
Memphis Grizzlies -6.5 -110U 229.5 -110-275

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

  • Away Spread Record against the Spread (Away Spread Units Units / Away Spread ROI ROI)
  • Away Moneyline Record against the Moneyline (Away ML Units Units / Away ML ROI ROI)
  • Away Record Over against the Over for game total points (Away Over Units Units / Away Over ROI ROI)
  • Away Under Record against the Under for game total points (Away Under Units Units / Away Under ROI ROI)
  • Away – Positive ATS Trends
  • Away – Negative ATS Trends

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

  • Home Spread Record against the Spread (Home Spread Units Units / Home Spread ROI ROI)
  • Home Moneyline Record against the Moneyline (Home ML Units Units / Home ML ROI ROI)
  • Home Over Record against the Over for game total points (Home Over Units Units / Home Over ROI ROI)
  • Home Under Record against the Under for game total points (Home Under Units Units / Home Under ROI ROI)
  • Home – Positive ATS Trends
  • Home – Negative ATS Trends

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New Orleans Pelicans: Keys to the Game vs. the Memphis Grizzlies

The Pelicans are 6-28 (.176) when losing the rebounding margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .297

The Pelicans were 6-17 (.261) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Pelicans are 12-31 (.279) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Pelicans are 14-32 (.304) when allowing fewer than 8 offense rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .493

Memphis Grizzlies: Keys to the Game vs. the New Orleans Pelicans

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

Injury Report: Grizzlies vs. PelicansSaturday‘s Game, Apr. 9

  • Tyrell Terry (Grizzlies): Terry is out for Saturday’s (Apr. 8) game against the Pelicans.
  • Ja Morant (Grizzlies): Morant is questionable for Saturday’s (Apr. 9) game against the Pelicans.
  • Jarrett Culver (Grizzlies): Culver is out for Saturday’s *Apr. 8) game against the Pelicans.
  • Killian Tillie (Grizzlies): Tillie has not played since Mar. 15 and no timetable has been announced for his return.
  • Brandon Ingram (Pelicans): Ingram is questionable for Saturday’s (Apr. 9) game against the Grizzlies.
  • Kira Lewis Jr. (Pelicans): The Pelicans announced that Lewis Jr. suffered a torn ACL and a grade 2 MCL sprain.
  • Zion Williamson (Pelicans): Williamson is cleared to progress in basketball activities, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • New Orleans Pelicans Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Pelicans had 26.1 free throw attempts per game last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

    The Pelicans averaged 11.7 offensive rebounds per game (845 rebounds/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 9.8

    The Pelicans averaged 29% free throw attempts for every field goal attempt (1,878 free throw attempts/6,412 field goal attempts) last season — tied for highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 25%

    The Pelicans have an eFG% of 50% this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 52%

    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

    New Orleans Pelicans Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Pelicans averaged 35.7 defensive rebounds per game (2,568 rebounds/72 games) last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

    The Pelicans have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (493 blocks/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

    The Pelicans have averaged 35.1 defensive rebounds per game (4,074 rebounds/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

    The Pelicans have averaged 4.0 blocks per game (178 blocks/44 games) this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    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


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