Thunder vs Grizzlies Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Sunday, April 9, 2023

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The Oklahoma City Thunder (39-42) take the court against the Memphis Grizzlies (51-30) as slight, 1-point favorites on Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 3:30 PM ET on BSO. The point total is set as 230.5 points in this contest.

How to bet Thunder vs. Grizzlies

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Memphis Grizzlies Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with bookmakers listing the Thunder as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Thunder have -119 odds to pick up the win, while the Grizzlies are listed at -101 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 230.5 points.

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Thunder vs. Grizzlies Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, April 9, 2023
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSO
  • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Arena: Paycom Center

Thunder vs. Grizzlies Betting Trends

The Thunder have played 81 games, with 46 wins against the spread. Oklahoma City has won 16, or 57.1%, of the 28 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Thunder games this year have hit the over on 43 of 81 set point totals.

The Grizzlies are 37-40-4 against the spread this season. Memphis is 3-15 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 16.7% of those games). Grizzlies games this season have gone over the total in 37 of 81 opportunities (45.7%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Thunder Leaders
Isaiah Joe 71 9.7 2.5 1.2 0.7 0.1 2.3
Tre Mann 66 7.5 2.2 1.6 0.6 0.2 1.2
Aaron Wiggins 69 6.9 3 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.7
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl 42 6.7 4.1 1 0.6 0.3 0.8
Dario Saric 56 6.5 3.7 1.3 0.4 0.1 0.8


Grizzlies Leaders
Ja Morant 61 26.2 5.9 8.1 1.1 0.3 1.5
Desmond Bane 58 21.5 5 4.4 1 0.4 2.9
Jaren Jackson Jr. 63 18.6 6.8 1 1 3 1.6
Dillon Brooks 73 14.3 3.3 2.6 0.9 0.2 2
Tyus Jones 80 10.3 2.5 5.2 1 0.1 1.5
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Thunder vs. Grizzlies Injury Report

Grizzlies: Jake LaRavia: Out (Calf), Brandon Clarke: Out (Achilles), Steven Adams: Out (Knee), Tyus Jones: Doubtful (Foot), Dillon Brooks: Doubtful (Groin), Jaren Jackson: Doubtful (Elbow), Ja Morant: Doubtful (Hand), Desmond Bane: Doubtful (Knee), Ziaire Williams: Probable (Foot), Santi Aldama: Doubtful (Elbow)

What you need to know about the Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City is allowing 116.6 points per game this year (19th-ranked in NBA), but it has really shined on offense, posting 117.5 points per contest (fifth-best). Offensively the Thunder have performed better in home games this season, putting up 121 points per game, compared to 114.1 per game in road games. The Thunder’s offense has been less productive over their last 10 games, putting up 115 points a contest compared to the 117.5 they’ve averaged this season.

Oklahoma City is 14th in the NBA with 12.1 treys per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 17th with a 35.6% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. This season, the Thunder have taken 63.2% two-pointers, accounting for 71.8% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 36.8% from three-point land (28.2% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies

In 2022-23, Memphis is sixth in the NBA offensively (117.1 points scored per game) and 12th defensively (113 points allowed). In 2022-23 the Grizzlies are scoring 5.4 more points per game at home (119.8) than away (114.4). Over their last 10 games, the Grizzlies are putting up 125.1 points per game, eight more than their season average (117.1).

Memphis makes 12.1 3-pointers per game and shoots 35.3% from beyond the arc, ranking 14th and 21st, respectively, in the league. The Grizzlies attempt 37.1% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 27.6% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 62.9% of their shots, with 72.4% of their makes coming from there.

Thunder vs. Grizzlies Predictions and Pick

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