The Golden State Warriors (34-32) hit the court against the Memphis Grizzlies (38-26) as slight, 2.5-point favorites on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET on TNT. The over/under is 235.5 points for the matchup.
How to bet Warriors vs. Grizzlies
Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Warriors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -139 odds to pick up the win, while the Grizzlies are listed at +118 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 235.5 points.
Warriors vs. Grizzlies Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, March 9, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: Memphis, Tennessee
- Arena: FedExForum
Warriors vs. Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Warriors have played 66 games, with 31 wins against the spread. Golden State has won 27, or 61.4%, of the 44 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Warriors games this year have hit the over 36 times in 64 opportunities (56.2%).
The Grizzlies have 30 wins against the spread in 64 games this year. Memphis has won one of the 14 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (7.1%). The Grizzlies have hit the over 42.2% of the time this year (27 of 64 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Warriors vs. Grizzlies Injury Report
Grizzlies: Steven Adams: Out (Knee), Ja Morant: Out (Not With Team), Brandon Clarke: Out (Achilles), Kennedy Chandler: Questionable (Illness), Jake LaRavia: Questionable (Back), Vince Williams Jr.: Out (Right Shoulder)
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
Golden State is giving up 117.4 points per game this year (23rd-ranked in NBA), but it has really played well on offense, putting up 118.1 points per game (third-best). The Warriors score 119.4 points per game in home games, compared to 116.8 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 2.6 points per contest. The Warriors’ offense has been worse over their last 10 games, putting up 117.4 points a contest compared to the 118.1 they’ve averaged this year.
Golden State has been shining in terms of three-point shooting this season, ranking best in the NBA in three-pointers per game (16.5) and fourth-best in three-point percentage (38.3%). In terms of shot breakdown, the Warriors have taken 52% two-pointers (accounting for 61.4% of the team’s buckets) and 48% threes (38.6%).
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis scores 115.6 points per game and give up 112, ranking them 10th in the NBA offensively and sixth defensively. At home, the Grizzlies average 118.4 points per game. On the road, they average 113. The Grizzlies are putting up 113.4 points per contest in their last 10 games, which is 2.2 fewer points than their average for the season (115.6).
Memphis is 20th in the league in 3-pointers made (11.4 per game) and 24th in 3-point percentage (34.3%). The Grizzlies take 35.9% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 64.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.3% of the Grizzlies’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 73.7% are 2-pointers.
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