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2021 NBA Handicapping
(27-26) Memphis Grizzlies vs. Milwaukee Bucks (35-20)
Date: Saturday, April 17th
Time: 9:00 PM EST
Venue: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
NBA Moneyline Odds: Grizzlies +320 | Bucks -526
NBA Betting Odds: Bucks -8.5
NBA Betting Total: 236.5
Saturday, April 17th finds the Memphis Grizzlies and the Milwaukee Bucks meeting for the second and final time this season. The initial meeting this season occurred on March 12th with Milwaukee winning 112-111.
The Bucks hold the all-time record between the clubs with 25 wins in 48 meetings. Last season, the teams played twice with each club winning one of the contests.
After winning five of six the Grizzlies suffered a recent stumble but had lost three of four and were in jeopardy of falling off the Western Conference ladder.
They took care of business Friday, defeating the Bulls 126-115. While the win kept Memphis in eighth in the West by taking down the Bulls they also shook up the East ladder.
Their win in combination with the Raptors and Wizards victories equated to both teams moving into a three-way tie for 10th.
Dillon Brooks led the way for Memphis with 32 points, a season-high for him. Big man Jonas Valanciunas served up 16 points, seven rebounds, and five assists.
Ja Morant (15), Xavier Tillman (14), and Grayson Allen (11), and Tyus Jones (10) were the other double-figure contributors.
Brandon Clarke is dealing with a hip injury that kept him out Friday and has him questionable for Saturday.
De’Anthony Melton (leg) and Justise Winslow (thigh) both missed Friday’s match versus the Bulls and are likely to miss Saturday’s match as well.
Jaren Jackson (knee) continues his rehab and is expected back in a few more weeks.
Through the last 12 games, the Bucks have alternated three wins with three losses. They enter this match looking to break that streak with a fourth win and stop this odd trend.
What should help is Giannis Antetokounmpo is back after missing six games due to injury. The Bucks eased him into the game restricting his minutes to 24: 52 in which he contributed 15 points, five rebounds, two assists, three steals, and a block.
While the superstar was out the Bucks split their six contests with Jrue Holiday serving as the steadying hand on both sides of the court and led again in the victory versus the Hawks with 23 points. four rebounds, seven assists, and a steal.
Brook Lopez delivered a double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds
Pat Connaughton (14), Bobby Portis (11), Jeff Teague (11), and Khris Middleton were the other double-figure contributors.
Donte DiVincenzo missed the game on Thursday due to a sprained right toe and is listed as out Saturday versus the Grizzlies.
NBA Betting Trends:
- The Bucks are 7-3 in their last 10 head to head meetings
- The teams are 5-5 ATS in the last 10 head to head meetings
- Over/Under is 6-4 in the teams last 10 head to head meetings
- The Grizzlies are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games.
- The total has gone over in 6 of Memphis’ last 7 games.
Free Memphis Grizzlies vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Prediction:
An intriguing battle is set for the paint with the league’s best scoring paint team versus the third-best paint defenders. Memphis averages 56.1 paint points per game while Milwaukee limits opponents to 42.9 points per game in the paint.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Grizzlies +8.5
The Bucks have the rest advantage but will still likely have Giannis on a minute restriction. Memphis is 5-5 in second games of back-to-back sets. Something they hope to continue with six more sets to complete given the postponed games earlier this season.
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