Grizzlies vs. Spurs Prediction
Are the Spurs a safe bet to cover against the Grizzlies tonight at 8:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Spurs are 8-point home favorites versus the Grizzlies after opening as 8.5-point favorites. As for the total, the number hit the board at 201 and has been bet down to 199.
Memphis enters play tonight having lost six of its last 10 games and is just 4-6 at the betting window over that stretch. The Grizzlies still own a winning record against the number at 36-35 on the year, but are just 18-18 against the number on the road this season.
San Antonio has won seven of its last 10 games entering the action tonight, but is just 4-6 against the spread during that same span. The Spurs are 37-32 at the betting window on the season, which includes a winning mark of 17-16 ATS at home.
OUR PREDICTION: The home team has covered the spread in five of the last six meetings between these two teams while the favorite is 9-3 against the number in the last 12 meetings. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games against the Spurs, have failed to cover in four of their last five conference games, and are just 1-4 against the number in their last five games coming off a loss.
THURSDAY NBA PREDICTION: SAN ANTONIO SPURS -8