NBA PLAYOFFS: MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES ODDS AND PICKS
The Memphis Grizzlies (56-26) are out to move closer into the second round as they seek a psychological edge in hosting Game 5 of their Western Conference first round playoff series against the Minnesota Timberwolves (46-36) at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee, on Tuesday. In today’s game, the Grizzlies come out as 6-point favorites against the Timberwolves. See more predictions in the Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves odds and picks in FBR’s NBA Predictions series.
BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Timberwolves +6 (-110)
- Grizzlies vs Timberwolves Over/Under: 232 points
The Timberwolves (46-40-1 ATS) went 15-4 SU in their last 19 games against an opponent in the Western Conference but are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 matches. The total has gone OVER in seven of Minnesota’s last 10 outings, even as the Timberwolves are 5-2 SU in their last seven contests against an opponent in the Southwest Division.
The Grizzlies (54-31-1 ATS) are 6-1 ATS in their last seven games when playing at home against the Timberwolves and are 14-6 in their last 20 matches, even as the total has gone UNDER in four of their last six outings against the Timberwolves. Memphis absorbed a heart-breaking 118-119 loss in Game 4 on Saturday to allow Minnesota to tie the series.
Minnesota will need more than luck to snatch another road win in Memphis and resume their bid of reaching the second round. All-Star Karl Anthony Towns, who averages 24.6 points and 9.8 rebounds per game, is again expected to lead the charge for the Wolves alongside rookie Anthony Edwards (21.3 ppg, 4.8 rpg), D’Angelo Russell (18.1 ppg, 7.1 apgg) and Malik Beasley (12.1 ppg).
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 117 Memphis Grizzlies – 112 Minnesota Timberwolves
- Over/Under — OVER 232.5 points
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