Portland Trailblazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies Prediction and Betting Pick
- Updated: April 29, 2015
Portland Trailblazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies Prediction and Betting Pick. The 58-28 Memphis Grizzlies host the 52-34 Portland Trailblazers in Game 5 in a Western Conference playoff series on 4/29/2015 at FedExForum, Memphis, TN; Tipoff is at 9:30 PM ET.
Point Spread: Grizzlies -5.5
Over/Under Total Line: 190
In Game 4 of this series the Blazers staved off elimination with a 99-92 win over the Grizzlies where they covered as a 4-point home favorite. Portland had failed to cover the spread in their previous 7 games and in their last 10 games they have an ATS record of 2-8. The total for Game 4 went Under while in the previous game the total went Over. In their last 10 games Portland has an O/U record of 4-6.
This season the Blazers are 23-19-1 ATS at home and 18-25 ATS on the road. They have failed to cover the spread in the 2 games in Memphis in this series and have not covered the spread in their last 5 road games overall. At home this season Portland has an O/U record of 16-26-1 and on the road they have an O/U record of 24-19. Both of the games in Memphis in this series went Under and that has been the winning bet in 3 of the last 4 games overall for the Blazers.
The Grizzlies lost and did not cover the spread in Game 4 in this series and they had covered the spread in their previous 6 games. In their last 10 games they are 7-3 ATS. In their last 5 games the posted total has gone Under 4 times including their last one. In their last 10 games the Under has been the winning bet 7 times.
On the season Memphis is 22-19-2 ATS at home and 21-22 ATS on the road. The Grizzlies have covered in the 2 home games in this series and they have covered the spread in their last 4 home games overall. At home this season the Grizzlies have an O/U record of 13-29-1 and on the road they have an O/U record of 21-19-1. In their last 5 games at home the posted total has gone Under every time.
The Grizzlies had won and covered the spread in all 6 games this season, before the Blazers snapped that streak in winning Game 4 of this series at home. In the 6 games these teams have faced off this season the posted total has gone Under 5 times with the only Over in Game 3 in Portland.
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Some other angles to consider:
The Grizzlies are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games against the Blazers.
In the Grizzlies are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against the Blazers.
In the last 6 games between these 2 teams the total has gone Under 5 times.
This season the Grizzlies are 33-10 at home and the Blazers are 19-24 on the road.
Portland Trailblazers: 52-34 SU / 41-44-1 ATS
Memphis Grizzlies: 58-28 SU / 43-41-2 ATS
• PORT is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
• PORT is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 road games.
• PORT has an Under record of 6-2 in their last 8 road games.
• MEM is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games.
• MEM is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
• MEM has an Under record of 24-3 in their last 27 home games.
Portland Trailblazers: 93.37
Memphis Grizzlies: 94.70
[F] 04/02/2015 – Dorell Wright out for season ( Hand )
[G] 03/06/2015 – Wesley Matthews out for season ( Achilles )
[G] 04/26/2015 – Mike Conley out indefinitely ( Facial )
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The Blazers prolonged this series by winning at home in Game 4, but their season will end tonight. They lost badly in the first 2 games of this series in Memphis and overall the Blazers are 5 games under .500 on the road this season. Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph really struggled with their shot in Game 4, but that will not happen at home tonight.
The Grizzlies will get back to playing great defense back at home where they have held the Blazers to an average of 89.3 ppg in winning 6 straight facing them. Memphis will close out this series with a home win tonight and they will also cover the spread.