NBA Betting Preview: Morant, Grizzlies Look To Even Series In Game 2

Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies warms up before the game against the Los Angeles Clippers at FedExForum on February 08, 2022 in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Golden State Warriors (57-30, 44-40-4 ATS) @ Memphis Grizzlies (60-29, 56-32-1 ATS), 9:30 p.m.

Lines/News: The Warriors are two-point favorites to take a 2-0 series lead. The O/U is  227.5. The Warriors won Game 1, 117-116, also in Memphis. The Warriors are 9-1 straight up over their last 10 games. The Grizzlies are 5-5 straight up over their last 10 games. The Warriors on the season are 40-46-2 to the Over and the Grizzlies 46-42-1.

Warriors Trends: The Over is 6-1 in Warriors games in their last seven games. The Warriors are 1-5 ATS against the Grizzlies in their last six games. They are 2-5 ATS after one day of rest in their last seven.

  • Think the Warriors will go Over the total again? You can find the best odds of 227.5 at BetMGM.

Grizzlies Trends: The Grizzlies are 19-6 ATS at home in their last 25 games. The Grizzlies are 7-1 ATS as home underdogs in the last eight instances.

Player Trends: Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (O/U 3.5 made 3-pointers) has recorded 4+ three-pointers in three of his six (50%) games in the playoffs this season (avg. 4.0). He’s recorded 4+ three-pointers in five of his last seven (71.43%) on the road (avg. 4.1) and five of his last five after his team failed to cover (avg. 4.6).

Memphis Grizzlies Ja Morant (O/U 27.5 points) scored 28+ points in three of his last seven (42.86%, avg. 23.3). He’s scored 28+ points in 13 of his last 91 (14.29%) games after a loss (avg. 19.9). He’s averaged 28.5 points in four games versus the Warriors this season.

  • Morant went for 34 points in Game 1 vs Golden State. Can he get there again? You can find the best odds on Morant Over 28.5 points at -115 on Draftkings Sportsbook.
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