Warriors Vs Grizzlies: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 18, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2023

The Golden State Warriors (36-35) visit the Memphis Grizzlies (42-27) on March 18, 2023 at FedExForum, where the Warriors are favorites, by one point in a contest pitting one of the highest-scoring squads in the league versus one of the best defensive squads. The Warriors are second in points scored per game (118.3), while the Grizzlies are fifth in points conceded (112.1). The over/under for the matchup is set at 235 points.

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Warriors Vs Grizzlies Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Total
Warriors -1 235

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Injury Report as of March 18

Warriors: Andre Iguodala: Out (Wrist), Andrew Wiggins: Out (Personal), Gary Payton: Out (Abdominal), Jonathan Kuminga: Probable (Ankle), Ryan Rollins: Out (Foot)

Grizzlies: Steven Adams: Out (Knee), Ja Morant: Out (Suspension), Brandon Clarke: Out (Achilles), Vince Williams Jr.: Out (Right Shoulder)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Grizzlies (+1)
Total Pick Under (235)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Warriors Vs Grizzlies Stat Rankings

Warriors Avg. (Rank) Grizzlies Avg. (Rank)
118.3 (2nd) Points Scored 115.8 (11th)
117.9 (25th) Points Allowed 112.1 (5th)
44.2 (9th) Rebounds 47.1 (2nd)
10.2 (14th) Off. Rebounds 12.3 (4th)
16.6 (1st) 3pt Made 11.6 (18th)
29.6 (1st) Assists 25.4 (11th)
15.7 (29th) Turnovers 13.1 (10th)

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Warriors Key Players

Stephen Curry 45 30.1 6.2 6.2 1.0 0.4 5.0
Klay Thompson 59 22.0 4.2 2.5 0.7 0.4 4.3
Jordan Poole 71 20.4 2.8 4.6 0.8 0.2 2.6
Donte DiVincenzo 61 9.5 4.4 3.4 1.3 0.2 2.2
Jonathan Kuminga 56 9.2 3.3 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.7

Grizzlies Key Players

Desmond Bane 47 21.1 5.1 4.3 0.9 0.4 2.8
Jaren Jackson Jr. 52 17.2 6.6 0.8 1.1 3.1 1.5
Dillon Brooks 63 14.3 3.3 2.5 0.9 0.2 1.9
Tyus Jones 69 10.3 2.4 4.8 1.0 0.1 1.5
Santi Aldama 66 9.2 4.7 1.2 0.6 0.7 1.3

Betting Trends

  • The Warriors are 33-38-0 against the spread this year.
  • As 1-point favorites or more, Golden State is 23-24 against the spread.
  • Out of 71 Warriors games so far this year, 38 have gone over the total.
  • A total of 38 times so far this season, Golden State and its opponent have combined to score more than 235 points.
  • Warriors games average 236.2 total points this season, 1.2 points less than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Grizzlies are 32-34-3 against the spread this year.
  • Memphis has an ATS record of 5-10 as a 1-point underdog or greater.
  • Out of 69 Grizzlies games so far this year, 29 have hit the over.
  • Memphis’ games have had over 235 points 23 times this year.
  • Grizzlies games average 227.9 total points, 7.1 fewer than the total for this matchup.

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