Grizzlies vs Thunder: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 14, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 14, 2021

The Memphis Grizzlies (17-17) are favored by 5.5 points against the Oklahoma City Thunder (16-22) on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET. The matchup airs on FS-SE. The matchup’s point total is 220.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of March 14, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Grizzlies vs Thunder Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 14

Grizzlies:
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee)

Thunder:
Josh Hall: Day To Day (Knee),
Trevor Ariza: Out (Personal),
Darius Bazley: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Day To Day (Quad),
George Hill: Out (Thumb)

Grizzlies and Thunder Records ATS

  • Memphis is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 20-14.
  • The Grizzlies are an even 1-1 against the spread this season when they are at least a 5.5-point favorite.
  • Only 15 of 34 Memphis games this season (44.1%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Oklahoma City has consistently covered the spread this season with a record of 20-17-1.
  • Oklahoma City has gone over the over/under in 50% of their games (15-19).

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Head to Head

The Grizzlies got a team-high 22 points from Grayson Allen on the way to a 122-113 victory over Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (22 points) and the Thunder in their last matchup on February 17, 2021. The Grizzlies were 7-point favorites in the game and covered the spread in the win. The teams combined to score 235 total points to cover the 227-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/17/2021 Grizzlies Grizzlies -7 227 -277 223 Regular Season 122-113 MEM


Scoring Trends

  • Memphis and its opponents have hit the over on Sunday’s 220.5 total in 19 out of 34 games (55.9%) this year.
  • In Oklahoma City’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Sunday’s matchup total in 17 out of 38 matchups (44.7%).
  • On average, the Grizzlies have seen a 222.4 over/under in their games this season, 1.9 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 3.1 points more than the average over/under in Thunder’s games this season (217.4 points).
  • The Grizzlies’ average implied point total this season is 1.3 more points than their implied total in Sunday’s game (114.3 implied points on average compared to 113 implied points in this game).
  • Memphis has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (113) 16 times this season.
  • The 113.5-point average implied total on the season for the Thunder is 5.5 more points than the team’s 108-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Oklahoma City has scored more than 108 points 16 times this season.
  • The Grizzlies are the NBA’s 19th-highest scoring team (111.8 PPG), while the Thunder allow their opponents the 13th-fewest points per game (111.5) in the league.
  • The Grizzlies have put up a total of 40 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 1.2 per game), while the Thunder have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 213 total points, -5.6 per game).

Grizzlies Leaders

  • Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in points and assists. He averages 19.7 points per game while adding 7.8 assists.
  • Memphis is led in rebounds by Jonas Valanciunas’ 11.7 per game.
  • Allen is the top three-point shooter for the Grizzlies, connecting on 2.0 per game.
  • Dillon Brooks leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Valanciunas collects 0.8 blocks a game to pace Memphis.

Thunder Leaders

  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Thunder scoring and assists leaderboards with 23.5 points per game and 6.2 assists per game.
  • Darius Bazley’s 7.5 rebounds per game paces Oklahoma City’s rebounding effort. He also adds 11.9 points per game.
  • Mike Muscala is tops from three-point range for the Thunder, knocking down 2.0 threes per game.
  • Nobody on Oklahoma City grabs more steals than Theo Maledon (0.9 per game) or blocks more shots than Aleksej Pokusevski (1.1 per game).

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