Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 16, 2021

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BetMGM Aug 26, 2021, 12:04 PM

The Golden State Warriors (38-33) will try to extend a five-game winning streak when they host the Memphis Grizzlies (38-33) at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday, May 16, 2021 as 5-point favorites. The Grizzlies have also won five games in a row. The point total in the matchup is set at 230.5.

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Warriors vs Grizzlies Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Warriors-5-110-110230.5-115-105

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Point Total Insights

  • Golden State and its opponents have gone over Sunday's 230.5 total in 29 out of 71 games (40.8%) this year.
  • In 29 out of Memphis' 71 games this season (40.8%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Sunday's matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 227.2 points per game, 3.3 points fewer than the total of 230.5 for this matchup.
  • This matchup's over/under is 5.4 fewer points than the 225.1 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Warriors games is 4.0 points fewer than the over/under of 230.5 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 4.8 points separates this game's over/under (230.5 points) and the average total points bet in Grizzlies' games (225.7 points) this season.

Warriors Betting Data

  • Golden State has beat the spread half of the time this season, going 33-33 ATS.
  • When they are at least 5-point favorites, the Warriors have an ATS record of 13-4.
  • Golden State and its opponents have hit the over in only 43.9% of games (29 out of 66 matchups).

Warriors Key Players

  • Draymond Green leads the Warriors in assists and rebounds. He averages 8.9 assists and 7.1 rebounds per game.
  • Golden State's scoring leader is Stephen Curry, who racks up 31.8 points per game.
  • Curry makes 5.3 threes per game to lead the Warriors.
  • Green leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Andrew Wiggins collects 1.0 block a contest to pace Golden State.

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Warriors Last 10 Games

Warriors Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalWarriors MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/14/2021Pelicans125-122 GSYesHome-6.5239.5-400310Regular SeasonNoOver
5/11/2021Suns122-116 GSNoHome+7.5240.5310-400Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/10/2021Jazz119-116 GSYesHome-2.5210.5-165140Regular SeasonYesOver
5/8/2021Thunder136-97 GSYesHome-30.5221.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/6/2021Thunder118-97 GSYesHome-16.5216.5-50001350Regular SeasonYesUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-37-34-6-0228.6117.6111-434.2%

Warriors Injuries

Warriors:Damion Lee: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles),Kelly Oubre Jr.: Out (Wrist),James Wiseman: Out For Season (Knee)

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Grizzlies Betting Data

  • Memphis has a 41-27 record against the spread, covering in 60.3% of their matchups.
  • When they are at least 5-point underdogs, the Grizzlies have a record ATS of 11-9.
  • Memphis has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 51.5% of matchups this year (35 out of 68 opportunities).

Grizzlies Key Players

  • The Grizzlies' Ja Morant puts up enough points (19.2 per game) and assists (7.4 per game) to sit atop the team's leaderboards.
  • Jonas Valanciunas is at the top of the Memphis rebounding leaderboard with 12.5 rebounds per game. He also racks up 16.9 points and tacks on 1.8 assists per game.
  • Grayson Allen hits 2.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Grizzlies.
  • Kyle Anderson (1.2 steals per game) is the steal leader for Memphis while Brandon Clarke (0.9 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Grizzlies Last 10 Games

Grizzlies Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalGrizzlies MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/14/2021Kings107-106 MEMNoHome+6.5219.5275-350Regular SeasonYesUnder
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
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-35-53-7-0220.3112.3108+5.237.4%

Grizzlies Injuries

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

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