The Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies meet Friday in NBA action at the FedExForum.
The Golden State Warriors need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 113 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 113.4 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29 points and 6.2 assists while Andrew Wiggins is averaging 17.2 points and 4.5 rebounds. Kelly Oubre Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and James Wiseman is grabbing six rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 111.1 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 110.7 points on 47 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 19.4 points and 7.6 assists while Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 15.9 points and 11.9 rebounds. Dillon Brooks is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Anderson is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.1 rebounds per game.
The Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Grizzlies are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 8-3 in Warriors last 11 overall. The under is 9-2 in Grizzlies last 11 overall. The under is 11-4 in the last 15 meetings in Memphis and 8-3 in the last 11 meetings.
The Golden State Warriors are losing their last five games by an average of 10.6 points while allowing 48.8 percent shooting from the field, and they’re expected to be without Curry and Oubre for this one on top of other players already ruled out. The Memphis Grizzlies aren’t the most consistent team in the world, but they are 10-6 against the spread as a favorite and did beat the Warriors by 20 points back in January. The Warriors without their top two scorers, this game could get rough.