Grizzlies vs Warriors: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 20, 2021

The Golden State Warriors (22-20) visit the Memphis Grizzlies (18-20) as 6-point underdogs after Andrew Wiggins racked up 40 points in the Warriors’ 116-103 victory over the Grizzlies. The game airs on NBA TV at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 20, 2021. The matchup has a point total of 222.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 20, 2021, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Grizzlies vs Warriors Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 20

Grizzlies:
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee)

Warriors:
James Wiseman: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles),
Marquese Chriss: Out For Season (Leg),
Stephen Curry: Out (Tailbone),
Eric Paschall: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Grizzlies and Warriors Records ATS

  • Memphis has a 20-17-1 record ATS this year.
  • The Grizzlies have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 6 points, going 1-2 this season.
  • Memphis and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 42.1% of its games this season (16/38).
  • Over the course of this season, Golden State has come up with a balanced record of 21-21 ATS.
  • When playing as at least a 6-point underdog, the Warriors routinely outperform with a 5-1 record against the spread.
  • 23 of Golden State’s 42 games (54.8%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Head to Head

Wiggins scored a team-high 40 points to help lead the Warriors past Grayson Allen (14 points) and the Grizzlies 116-103 in their last matchup on March 19, 2021. The Grizzlies were favored by 6.5 points in the game, but the Warriors covered the spread in the loss. The teams combined to score 219 total points to fall short of the 220.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/19/2021 Grizzlies Grizzlies -6.5 220.5 -263 212 Regular Season 116-103 GS


Scoring Trends

  • Memphis’ games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup total (222.5 points) in 52.6% of opportunities (20 out of 38 matchups).
  • In 20 out of Golden State’s 42 games this season (47.6%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Saturday’s matchup.
  • The Grizzlies have seen a 221.7 average over/under in their games this season, 0.8 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 3.7 points separates the average total points bet in Warriors’ games (226.2 points) and this contest’s over/under (222.5 points).
  • The Grizzlies have an average implied point total of 114.3 this season, which is 0.3 points higher than their implied total in Saturday’s game (114).
  • Memphis has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (114) 15 times this season.
  • The 117-point average implied total on the season for the Warriors is nine more points than the team’s 108-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Golden State has scored more than 108 points 25 times this season.
  • The Grizzlies are the league’s 21st-highest scoring team (110.9 PPG), while the Warriors allow the 21st-fewest points per game (113.1) in NBA play.
  • The Grizzlies have out-scored their opponents by only two points this season (0.1 points per game on average), while the Warriors have an even point differential on the year.

Grizzlies Leaders

  • Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in points and assists. He scores 19.2 points per game while also adding 7.4 assists.
  • Jonas Valanciunas paces Memphis with 12.0 rebounds per game.
  • Allen is the top three-point shooter for the Grizzlies, connecting on 2.0 per game.
  • Memphis’ steals leader is De’Anthony Melton, who collects 1.3 per game. Brandon Clarke leads the team averaging 0.8 blocks a contest.

Warriors Leaders

  • Draymond Green has the top spot on the Warriors rebounds and assists leaderboard, with 6.4 rebounds per game and 8.6 assists per game.
  • Stephen Curry scores 29.0 points per game to pace Golden State.
  • Curry is tops from three-point range for the Warriors, hitting 4.7 threes per game.
  • Golden State’s Green has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and James Wiseman is first in blocks with 1.0 per game.

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