Clippers Vs Grizzlies: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – April 21, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 21, 2021

Ja Morant leads the Memphis Grizzlies (29-27) against the Los Angeles Clippers (41-19) after putting up 36 points in a 139-137 loss to the Nuggets. The Grizzlies are 4.5-point underdogs in the game on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, which starts at 10:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The matchup has an over/under set at 226.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of April 21, 2021, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Clippers vs Grizzlies Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 21

Clippers:
Kawhi Leonard: Out (Foot),
Patrick Beverley: Out (Hand),
Serge Ibaka: Out (Back)

Grizzlies:
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Day To Day (Knee),
Dillon Brooks: Day To Day (Thigh),
Jonas Valanciunas: Out (Concussion)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Clippers (-4.5)
Total Pick Under (226.5)
Prediction Clippers 116, Grizzlies 108

The Clippers are the bet in this contest. They’re favored by 3.4 more points in the model than DraftKings (7.9 to 4.5).

In this game, the model projects a total (224.5 points) marginally lower than the DraftKings over/under (226.5 points).

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Clippers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kawhi Leonard 46 25.7 6.7 5.1 1.7 0.4 2.0
Paul George 45 23.8 6.4 5.4 1.2 0.5 3.3
Marcus Morris 47 13.3 4.1 1.0 0.6 0.2 2.5
Serge Ibaka 39 10.9 6.7 1.7 0.2 1.2 1.0
Reggie Jackson 57 10.4 2.9 3.1 0.6 0.1 1.7

Clippers Player Props

  • Kawhi Leonard’s points prop total for the game is set at 23.5, 2.2 points lower than his season average of 25.7.
  • Paul George’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 36.5, 0.9 higher than his season average of 35.6.
  • George’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots higher than his season average of 3.3.
  • Serge Ibaka’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

Grizzlies Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ja Morant 48 19.0 3.7 7.4 0.9 0.2 1.0
Jonas Valanciunas 50 17.0 12.6 1.8 0.5 0.8 0.3
Dillon Brooks 52 16.8 2.9 2.4 1.2 0.4 1.9
Kyle Anderson 54 12.2 6.0 3.7 1.3 0.8 1.3
Grayson Allen 43 11.5 3.2 2.2 1.0 0.2 2.4

Grizzlies Player Props

  • Morant’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 18.5, 0.5 points lower than his season average of 19.0.
  • Jonas Valanciunas’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 40.5, 9.1 higher than his season average of 31.4.
  • Grayson Allen’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 1.1 shots greater than his season average of 2.4.
  • Brandon Clarke’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 0.8.

Shooting Trends

  • This season, the Clippers have a 48.5% shooting percentage from the field, which is 1.8% higher than the 46.7% of shots the Grizzlies’ opponents have made.
  • In games Los Angeles shoots better than 46.7% from the field, it is 30-9 against the spread and 35-4 overall.
  • Memphis’ record is 28-7-1 against the spread and 24-12 overall when its opponents make more than 48.5% of their shots from the field.
  • The Grizzlies’ 46.9% shooting percentage from the field this season is 0.4 percentage points higher than the Clippers have given up to their opponents (46.5%).
  • This season, Memphis has a 26-5 record against the spread and a 23-8 record overall in games the team collectively shoots above 46.5% from the field.
  • This season, Los Angeles has a 23-10-1 record against the spread and a 26-8 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot above 46.9% from the field.
  • The Clippers’ 41.9% three-point shooting percentage this season is 5.6 percentage points higher than opponents of the Grizzlies have shot from beyond the arc (36.3%).
  • Los Angeles has a 29-12 record against the spread and a 32-9 record overall when the team makes more than 36.3% of its three-point attempts.
  • Memphis is 29-10-1 against the spread and 23-17 overall when its opponents shoot better than 41.9% from deep.
  • The Grizzlies shoot 36.1% from three-point distance this season. That’s only 0.4 percentage points higher than the Clippers have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (35.7%).
  • Memphis is 22-5 against the spread and 17-10 overall when shooting over 35.7% as a team from three-point range.
  • Los Angeles has a 24-10-1 ATS record and a 27-8 straight-up record this season when it knocks down more than 36.1% of its three-point attempts.
  • The Clippers’ 14.5 made three-pointers per game this season is 3.3 more made shots on average than the 11.2 per game the Grizzlies allow.
  • Los Angeles is 31-11 against the spread and 33-9 overall when it hit more threes than its opponents, while Memphis is 14-16 ATS and 12-18 straight up in games when it is out-shot from deep.
  • The Grizzlies make the 23rd-most three-pointers in the league, while the Clippers give up the fifth-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Clippers vs Grizzlies Stat Rankings

Clippers Rank Clippers AVG Grizzlies AVG Grizzlies Rank
5th 115 Points Scored 113.8 11th
6th 108.2 Points Allowed 112.2 18th
23rd 44.3 Rebounds 46.2 6th
18th 9.5 Off. Rebounds 11.1 2nd
5th 14.5 3pt Made 11.2 23rd
17th 24.4 Assists 27.2 2nd
4th 12.2 Turnovers 12.7 8th

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