NBA Betting Previews: Grizzlies Slight Favorites To Clinch Series

Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies
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Memphis Grizzlies (59-28, 54-32-1 ATS) @ Minnesota Timberwolves (49-39, 45-40-2 ATS), 9 p.m. ET

Lines/News: The Grizzlies are one-point favorites to clinch the series, that they lead 3-2. The O/U was 229. Memphis won Game 4 in Memphis 111-109. The Grizzlies are 5-5 straight up over their last 10 games. The T-Wolves are 5-5. The Grizzlies on the season are 45-41-1 to the Over. The T-Wolves are 52-35.

Grizzlies Trends: The Grizzlies are 1-3-1 ATS on the road in their last five games. The Grizzlies are 14-4 ATS after they failed to cover in their last 18 games.

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Timberwolves Trends: The Timberwolves are 17-7 ATS after a loss in their last 24 games. The Over is 7-1 in Timberwolves games after the last game stayed under the points total (last eight instances).

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Player Trends: Memphis Grizzlies Ja Morant (O/U 27.5 points) scored 28+ points in two of his five (40%) games in the playoffs this season (avg. 22.4). He scored 28+ points in one of his last five (20%) games on the road (avg. 19.0).

Minnesota Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns (O/U 25.5 points) scored 26+ points in three of his six (50%) games in the playoffs this season (avg. 20.7). He’s scored 26+ points in two of his last 12 (16.67%) after a loss (avg. 18.8).