Memphis vs. San Antonio Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, November 18, 2023

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The San Antonio Spurs (3-9) aim to halt a seven-game losing streak when hosting the Memphis Grizzlies (2-9) on November 18, 2023 at AT&T Center.

The Grizzlies take on the Spurs. The Grizzlies are favored by 3 points against the Spurs. The matchup’s over/under is set at 227.

Grizzlies vs. Spurs Odds

Point Spread for Grizzlies vs. Spurs

The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with oddsmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorite.

Memphis vs. San Antonio Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Memphis has -148 odds to win the game, while San Antonio is listed at +124 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 227 points.

Game Time and How to Watch

  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas
  • TV: BSSW

Grizzlies vs. Spurs Betting Trends

The Grizzlies have covered the spread three times in 11 games with a set spread. Memphis has won one of the six games it has played as the favorite this season. Grizzlies games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under five times out of 12 chances this season.

The Spurs are 4-8-0 against the spread this season. San Antonio has come away with two wins in the 11 contests it has been listed as the underdog this season. Spurs games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 10 times this season.

Grizzlies vs. Spurs Key Players to Watch

Grizzlies

Desmond Bane’s numbers on the season are 24.0 points, 4.3 assists and 3.3 boards per game, shooting 42.4% from the floor and 33.3% from downtown, with 3.3 made 3-pointers per contest. Xavier Tillman averages 12.7 points, 9.0 boards and 3.0 assists per contest, shooting 46.9% from the floor and 40.0% from downtown, with 1.3 made 3-pointers per game. Jaren Jackson Jr. puts up 15.0 points, 6.3 boards and 2.3 assists per game, shooting 44.1% from the floor and 36.4% from downtown, with 1.3 made 3-pointers per contest. Marcus Smart averages 15.3 points, 2.0 boards and 4.7 assists per game. At the other end, he averages 3.0 steals (second in NBA) and 0.7 blocks.

Spurs

Victor Wembanyama’s averages for the season are 15.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists, making 44.7% of his shots from the field and 23.1% from 3-point range, with 1.0 trey per game. Devin Vassell averages 20.7 points, 3.0 boards and 1.7 assists, making 55.0% of his shots from the field and 31.3% from 3-point range, with 1.7 triples per game. The Spurs get 14.0 points, 6.0 boards and 4.0 assists per game from Keldon Johnson. The Spurs receive 10.7 points per game from Zach Collins, plus 5.7 boards and 5.0 assists.

What you need to know about the Grizzlies

The Grizzlies are putting up just 108.5 points per game (fifth-worst in NBA), but they’ve played better at the other end, where they are giving up 115.9 points per game (22nd-ranked). With 42.0 boards per game, the Grizzlies are 23rd in the NBA. They cede 46.3 rebounds per contest, which ranks 24th in the league. So far this season, the Grizzlies rank 20th in the league in assists, putting up 24.6 per game.

When playing at home, Memphis is scoring 0.5 fewer points per game (108.2) than it is when playing on the road (108.7). Memphis, who is seventh in the league with 14.1 threes per game, is shooting just 33.7% from downtown, which is fifth-worst in the NBA. Memphis has struggled to defend threes this season, ranking worst in the NBA in threes allowed per game (15.9) and worst in three-point percentage allowed (42.1%).

What you need to know about the Spurs

The Spurs are 19th in the NBA in points scored (111.4 per game) and worst in points allowed (124.5). On the boards, San Antonio is 23rd in the league in rebounds (42.0 per game). It is 16th in rebounds allowed (44.4 per game). With 29.7 assists per game, the Spurs are third-best in the league.

The Spurs are putting up more points at home (117.3 per game) than away (105.5). Beyond the arc, the Spurs are 15th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (12.4). They are 17th in 3-point percentage at 35.5%. Defensively, San Antonio is second-worst in the league in 3-pointers conceded per game at 15.5. And it is second-worst in 3-point percentage conceded at 40.5%.

Grizzlies vs. Spurs Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is Spurs, and we expect that Spurs will cover the spread (Grizzlies -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 227 points.

How to bet Grizzlies vs. Spurs

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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