Grizzlies vs. Clippers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, March 31, 2023

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Grizzlies vs. Clippers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 31, 2023

NBA Predictions

Kawhi Leonard’s Los Angeles Clippers (41-36) will aim to upset Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies when the Clippers square off against the Grizzlies on March 31, 2023. The line has the Grizzlies favored by 5 points against the Clippers. A 236.5-point over/under has been set for the matchup.

Grizzlies vs. Clippers Odds

  • Grizzlies odds to win: -214
  • Clippers odds to win: +181
  • Spread: Grizzlies (-5)
  • Total: 236.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Friday, March 31, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee
  • TV: BSSE and BSSC

Who Will Win Grizzlies vs. Clippers?

Grizzlies and Clippers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Grizzlies have a 17-17-3 record against the spread this season when favored by 5 points or more.

In games this year in which they were an underdog by 5 points or more, the Clippers have a 4-7 record against the spread.

The two teams average a combined 6.3 fewer points per game (230.2) than this game’s over/under of 236.5 points.

Memphis and Los Angeles have seen its opponents average a combined 11.0 fewer points per game than the point total of 236.5 set for this matchup.

The average point total in Grizzlies games this season is 6.9 fewer points than the total of 236.5 in this matchup.

The average total in Los Angeles’ games this year is 10.4 fewer points than the point total of 236.5 in this outing.

So far this season, Memphis has put together a 35-37-4 record against the spread.

The Clippers are 39-38-0 against the spread this year.

Grizzlies Stats & Insights

The Grizzlies average 116.9 points per game (eighth in the league) while allowing 112.7 per outing (11th in the NBA). They have a +319 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 4.2 points per game.

The Grizzlies are second in the league at 46.6 rebounds per game. That’s 2.2 more than the 44.4 their opponents average.

Memphis connects on 11.8 three-pointers per game (17th in the league) at a 35% rate (23rd in the NBA), compared to the 12.9 per outing its opponents make while shooting 35.3% from beyond the arc.

The Grizzlies rank 15th in the league by averaging 112.2 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are second in the NBA, allowing 108.1 points per 100 possessions.

In the 2022-23 campaign, the Grizzlies score 6.6 more points per home game on average than on the road (120.1 at home, 113.5 on the road), but are giving up 6.4 fewer points per home game compared to road games (109.6 at home, 116 on the road).

Clippers Stats & Insights

The Clippers have a +40 scoring differential, putting up 113.3 points per game (20th in league) and conceding 112.8 (12th in NBA).

Los Angeles ranks 16th in the league at 43.1 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 43.1 its opponents average.

The Clippers knock down 12.8 three-pointers per game (ninth-most in the league) at a 38.3% rate (third-best in NBA), compared to the 12.3 their opponents make, shooting 36.4% from deep.

The Clippers average 112.3 points per 100 possessions (14th in league), while giving up 111.9 points per 100 possessions (17th in NBA).

Los Angeles averages 111.8 points per game at home, and 114.9 away.

Grizzlies Key Players to Watch

The Grizzlies active leader in points and assists this season is Morant, who scores 26.9 points per game along with 8.1 assists.

Jaren Jackson Jr. contributes with 6.7 boards and 0.9 assists per game in addition to his 17.9 PPG scoring average.

Desmond Bane leads active Grizzlies in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.8 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Tyus Jones picks pockets to the tune of one steal per game, while Jackson records 3.1 rejections per contest.

Clippers Key Players to Watch

Leonard tallies 23.6 points per game. He also adds 6.3 rebounds per outing and four assists per contest.

This season, Ivica Zubac has a statline of 10.5 points, 1.1 assists and 9.9 rebounds per game.

Eric Gordon hits 1.9 treys per game.

Russell Westbrook’s 1.1 steals and Zubac’s 1.3 blocks per game are vital to the Clippers’ defensive effort.

Grizzlies vs. Clippers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Grizzlies (- 5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (236.5)

  • Prediction:
    Grizzlies 117 – Clippers 111

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