Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors - 5/21/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Golden State Warriors (39-33) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (38-34)
Game Info: Friday, May 21, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Chase Center)
Betting Odds: Golden State Warriors -4 -- Over/Under: 220.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Memphis Grizzlies and Golden State Warriors meet Friday in the West NBA Playoffs play-in at the Chase Center.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for another win after beating the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 113.3 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 112.3 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 19.1 points and 7.4 assists while Dillon Brooks is averaging 17.2 points and 2.9 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas is the third double-digit scorer and Jaren Jackson Jr. is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.5 rebounds per game.
The Golden State Warriors look for a win after losing to the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 113.7 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 112.7 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 32 points and 5.8 assists while Andrew Wiggins is averaging 18.6 points and 4.9 rebounds. Kelly Oubre Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Poole is grabbing 1.8 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game.
The Grizzlies are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Friday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Warriors are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 6-1 in Grizzlies last 7 overall. The over is 4-1 in Warriors last 5 overall. The Grizzlies are 3-8 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Golden State.
The Memphis Grizzlies have the potential to win this game when they're playing well, but they've been hit or miss all season and are more than capable of laying an egg out of nowhere. The Golden State Warriors have been one of the better teams in the league over the last month and nearly beat the Lakers on Wednesday. The Warriors are winning their last five games by an average of 4.2 points while shooting 47.7 percent from the field and 37.1 percent from deep. If the shots keep falling for the Warriors, I'm not sure the Grizzlies have the offensive firepower to respond. I'll lay the small number with the Warriors at home.
Randy’s Pick Golden State Warriors -4
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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