Grizzlies vs. Spurs Prediction
Are the San Antonio Spurs a good bet to cover as a sizable home favorite versus the Memphis Grizzlies? Tip-off for tonight's matchup is set for 8:30 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: San Antonio. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Spurs are 8-point home favorites versus the Grizzlies, who also opened as 8-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 194 points after hitting the board at 194.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: San Antonio. As of this writing, the Spurs are receiving just over 70% of tickets at the betting window.
Injury Report: Mike Conley is out for the Grizzlies with an Achilles injury but Chalnder Parsons is probable despite dealing with a knee problem. Mario Chalmers is also questionable with an ankle injury while Brandon Wright (groin) and Wayne Selden (quad) are both out. For the Spurs, Rudy Gay (heel) is probable but Kawhi Leonard is still out with a quad injury.
OUR PREDICTION: The Grizzlies are just 3-13 against the spread in their last 16 games overall, are 1-4 against the number in their last five road games, and are 0-5 at the betting window in their last five conference games. Memphis is also just 2-5 against the spread in its last seven trips to San Antonio while the home team has covered in five of the last six meetings between these two teams.
The Spurs, meanwhile, are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games coming off an ATS loss, is 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 home games versus a team with a losing road record, and have covered in six of their last eight home games.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: SAN ANTONIO SPURS -8