TNT Game 1: New Orleans Pelicans (27-37, 32-31-1 ATS) @ Memphis Grizzlies (44-22, 43-23 ATS)
Lines/News: The Grizzlies are favored by five points and the Over/Under is 231.5. In their last meeting, on Feb. 15 at New Orleans, Memphis won, 121-109. New Orleans is 5-5 straight up in the last 10 and coming off a loss. Memphis is 6-4 and also coming off a loss.
Pelicans Trends: The Pelicans are 14-17-1 against the spread (ATS) on the road this season. As underdogs, they are 22-26-1 ATS and 7-1 ATS against the Grizzlies in their last eight games. To the over in 2021-22, New Orleans is 24-38-2
Grizzlies Trends: The Grizzlies are 20-12 ATS at home and 28-15 ATS as favorites this season. They are 13-2 ATS against a team with a losing record in their last 15 games. Memphis on the season is 34-31-1 to the Over.
Player Trends: New Orleans’ Brandon Ingram (O/U 5.5 assists) has recorded 6+ assists in 22 of his 50 (44%) games this season (avg. 5.5 per gm). On the road this season, he’s hit at least six dimes in 11 of his 25 (44%) games on the road this season (avg. 6.0 per gm). He’s recorded 6+ assists in 12 of his 26 (46.15%) games after a loss this season (avg. 5.5 per gm).
Memphis’ Ja Morant (O/U 29.5 points) has scored 30+ points in 10 of his 25 (40%) games at home this season (avg. 27.2 per gm). But in his last six home games, he’s hit the over five times (83.3%, avg. 35.8 per game). He’s hit for at least 30 in 14 of his 33 (42.42%) games when his team is the favorite this season (avg. 27.8 per gm). After a loss this year, he’s 30+ in seven of his 20 (35%, avg. 26.0 per gm).
TNT Game 2: Los Angeles Clippers (34-32, 33-33 ATS) @ Golden State Warriors (43-22, 31-30-4 ATS)
Lines/News: The Warriors are 6.5-point favorites and the O/U is 221.5. In the team’s last meeting on Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles, the Clippers won, 119-104. The Clippers are 7-3 straight up over their last 10 games but lost their last game. The Warriors are 2-8 straight up over their last 10 games and have lost five straight. Draymond Green remains out for the Warriors, who are 14-14 straight up in his absence.
Clippers Trends: The Clippers are 18-15 against the spread (ATS) on the road this season and 18-15 ATS as underdogs. In their last seven vs. the Warriors, they are 5-2 ATS. The Clippers on the season are 31-34-1 to the Over.
Warriors Trends: The Warriors are 17-14-2 ATS at home this season and 16-13-1 ATS anywhere against a team with a winning record. In their last 13 games, the Warriors are 2-10-1 ATS. To the Over this year, the Warriors are 29-34-1.