Grizzlies vs. Thunder: A David vs. Goliath NBA Showdown!

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Memphis Grizzlies

Grizzlies

22W-42L

Memphis Grizzlies

March 10, 2024

07:00PM EST

Odds: 218.5 o/u

Thunder

44W-19L

Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder

Alright, hoop heads, get your popcorn ready because it’s about to go down at the Paycom Center tonight! The Memphis Grizzlies, sitting pretty (or not so pretty) at 22W-42L, are gearing up to face off against the Oklahoma City Thunder, who are thundering through the season with a solid 44W-19L record. The Grizzlies, bless their hearts, are trailing by a whopping 16.5 games in the Western conference. On the flip side, the Thunder are sitting pretty atop the Western conference with zero games back. The betting lines are set, and it’s not looking too rosy for the Grizzlies. The over/under is 218.5, and the Grizzlies are at a 15.0 line. The Thunder, on the other hand, are at a -15.0 line. Talk about David versus Goliath! The Thunder are strutting in after a 107-100 victory over Miami, while the Grizzlies are licking their wounds from a 92-99 loss to Atlanta. Tipoff is at 07:00PM EST, so get your fantasy lineups set, grab a cold one, and let’s enjoy some basketball!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 10, 2024 07:00PM EST
Location: Paycom Center, Oklahoma City

Vegas Odds

MEM ML OKL ML Over/Under Line
Open +750 -1400 220.0 15.0/-15.0
Recent +285 -420 218.5 15.5/-15.5
Difference -465 +980 -1.5

Team Performance

mem Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
AWAY
14W-16L

26.0% Win Probability

okl Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
HOME
24W-5L

74.0% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
12/18/23 Memphis Grizzlies MEM 26 27 13 31 97 Under
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 34 34 26 22 116
04/09/23 Memphis Grizzlies MEM 24 25 24 27 100 Under
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 20 27 38 30 115
12/17/22 Memphis Grizzlies MEM 21 22 33 33 109 Over
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 25 39 27 24 115
12/07/22 Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 25 27 35 15 102 Over
Memphis Grizzlies MEM 27 30 37 29 123
11/18/22 Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 28 31 24 27 110 Over
Memphis Grizzlies MEM 33 30 29 29 121
03/13/22 Memphis Grizzlies MEM 38 23 34 30 125 Over
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 26 28 25 39 118
12/20/21 Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 16 31 27 28 102 Under
Memphis Grizzlies MEM 28 22 22 27 99
12/02/21 Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 16 20 26 17 79 Over
Memphis Grizzlies MEM 31 41 41 39 152

Grizzlies Vs Over/Under

Thunder Vs Over/Under

Starting Lineups

Grizzlies Notable Injuries

  • Ziaire Williams (SG): Avg: 8.1pts, 3.6reb, 1.5ast, 20.3 minutes. Last game: 03/02/24. Impact: 3.3
  • Derrick Rose (PG): Avg: 8.0pts, 1.9reb, 3.3ast, 16.7 minutes. Last game: 02/28/24. Impact: 2.2
  • John Konchar (SG/SF): Avg: 4.1pts, 4.2reb, 1.8ast, 20.0 minutes. Last game: 03/08/24. Impact: 3.4
  • Jordan Goodwin (PG/SG): Avg: 5.4pts, 3.2reb, 2.4ast, 16.2 minutes. Last game: 03/08/24. Impact: 2.9
  • Yuta Watanabe (SF/PF): Avg: 3.4pts, 1.6reb, 0.4ast, 13.7 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 0.8

Thunder Notable Injuries

  • Bismack Biyombo (C): Avg: 4.7pts, 5.6reb, 1.5ast, 21.9 minutes. Last game: 03/04/24. Impact: 1.5
  • Jaylin Williams GTD (C): Avg: 4.0pts, 3.3reb, 1.3ast, 12.8 minutes. Last game: 03/08/24. Impact: 2.3
  • Mike Muscala (C): Avg: 3.8pts, 2.8reb, 0.8ast, 13.7 minutes. Last game: 03/04/24. Impact: 1.4
  • Olivier Sarr (C): Avg: 2.6pts, 2.5reb, 0.1ast, 7.0 minutes. Last game: 03/04/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Lindy Waters III (SG): Avg: 2.8pts, 1.0reb, 0.6ast, 6.9 minutes. Last game: 03/04/24. Impact: 0.9
  • Keyontae Johnson (SG/SF): Avg: 1.2pts, 1.1reb, 0.4ast, 7.4 minutes. Last game: 02/27/24. Impact: 0.6

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Grizzlies Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #13 #12 #10 #14 -2.9%
PF #3 #7 #6 #5 -14.0%
PG #5 #29 #8 #14 0.2%
SF #28 #17 #25 #25 8.0%
SG #19 #22 #22 #23 4.5%

Thunder Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #22 #29 #23 #27 10.6%
PF #26 #29 #29 #28 13.8%
PG #3 #23 #5 #2 -20.8%
SF #6 #1 #20 #3 -14.6%
SG #28 #14 #8 #18 1.4%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
101.2
120.9
Rebounds per Game
41.8
42.4
Assists per Game
23.9
24.8
Steals per Game
8.6
8.7
Blocks per Game
7.1
7.2
Shots per Game
83.8
84.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
11.8
13.4
2-Pt Percentage per Game
49.7
55.2
3-Pt Percentage per Game
34.3
39.9
Turnovers per Game
15.4
10.9
Fouls per Game
17.2
18.2

Recent Trends

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (PG) is on a notable streak, exceeding 30 points in 2 consecutive games.
  • Brandon Clarke (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 43.8% to 12.2, 21.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Josh Giddey (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 45.1% to 28.1, 19.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • John Konchar (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 46.5% to 29.0, 19.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jake LaRavia (SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 47.5% to 28.9, 19.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Mike Muscala (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 41.0% to 10.3, 17.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Lamar Stevens (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 44.8% to 22.8, 15.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Grizzlies have a 2-game winning streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 1-game losing streak. The Thunder have a 1-game winning streak at home. Overall, they are on a 2-game winning streak.
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