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Memphis Grizzlies vs. Minnesota Timberwolves – NBA Playoffs Game – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Memphis Grizzlies are 1-point favorites heading into a decisive Game of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center on Friday, starting at 9:00 PM ET. The series is tied . The matchup has an over/under of 228.5 points.

Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves Predictions

Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves Betting Odds

Grizzlies vs Timberwolves Betting Information
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Grizzlies -1 228.5 points

Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves Last 10 Games

  • Memphis covered the spread three times in its past 10 matchups while putting up a 5-5 record straight-up in those games.
  • Memphis’ past 10 outings saw five hit the over.
  • The Grizzlies’ last 10 outings have ended with an average of 232.6 points scored. That’s 4.1 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Grizzlies have a points-per-game average 0.4 points above their season-long scoring average.
  • Minnesota has a 4-6 record straight-up in its last 10 matchups, while covering the spread three times in those games.
  • Minnesota’s past 10 contests saw six hit the over.
  • The Timberwolves’ last 10 games have ended with an average of 236.8 points scored. That’s 8.3 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • During their last 10 games, the Timberwolves have scored 0.1 fewer points per contest compared to their 115.9 PPG season-long scoring average.

Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves Betting Trends

  • Memphis is 54-33-0 against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 1-point favorites or more, the Grizzlies have an ATS record of 35-21.
  • This season, Memphis’ games have hit the over 46 times out of 88 chances.
  • The Grizzlies make 46.1% of their shots from the field this season, which is 0.1 percentage points higher than the Timberwolves have allowed to their opponents (46.0%).
  • In games Memphis shoots better than 46.0% from the field, it is 38-7 against the spread and 41-4 overall.
  • Minnesota has covered the spread in a matchup 46 times this year (46-40-1).
  • In games this year when an underdog by 1 point or more, the Timberwolves are 21-21 against the spread.
  • Games involving Minnesota have hit the over 52 times out of 88 chances this year.
  • The Timberwolves are shooting 45.7% from the field, 0.2% higher than the 45.5% the Grizzlies’ opponents have shot this season.
  • This season, Minnesota has a 30-9 record against the spread and a 31-8 record overall in games the team collectively shoots above 45.5% from the field.

Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves Over/Under Trends

  • A total of 41 Memphis games this season have gone over Friday’s over/under of 228.5 points.
  • In Minnesota’s 88 games this season, 46 have finished with more combined scoring than Friday’s over/under of 228.5.
  • The total for the contest of 228.5 is 3.0 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Grizzlies (115.6 points per game) and the Timberwolves (115.9 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 223.2 points per game, 5.3 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Grizzlies have seen a 225.3 average over/under in their games this season, 3.2 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 1.2 points separates this game’s over/under (228.5 points) and the average total points bet in Timberwolves’ games (227.3 points) this season.

Grizzlies Team Leaders

  • Ja Morant: 27.4 PTS, 6.7 AST, 1.2 STL, 49.3 FG%, 34.4 3PT% (88-for-256)
  • Jaren Jackson Jr.: 16.3 PTS, 2.3 BLK, 41.5 FG%, 31.9 3PT% (128-for-401)
  • Desmond Bane: 18.2 PTS, 1.2 STL, 46.1 FG%, 43.6 3PT% (228-for-523)
  • Steven Adams: 6.9 PTS, 10.0 REB, 54.7 FG%
  • De’Anthony Melton: 10.8 PTS, 1.4 STL, 40.4 FG%, 37.4 3PT% (139-for-372)

Timberwolves Team Leaders

  • Karl-Anthony Towns: 24.6 PTS, 9.8 REB, 1.1 BLK, 52.9 FG%, 41.0 3PT% (150-for-366)
  • Anthony Edwards: 21.3 PTS, 1.5 STL, 44.1 FG%, 35.7 3PT% (215-for-602)
  • D’Angelo Russell: 18.1 PTS, 7.1 AST, 41.1 FG%, 34.0 3PT% (176-for-518)
  • Jarred Vanderbilt: 6.9 PTS, 8.4 REB, 1.3 STL, 58.7 FG%, 14.3 3PT% (2-for-14)
  • Malik Beasley: 12.1 PTS, 39.1 FG%, 37.7 3PT% (240-for-637)

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