NBA Postseason Free Play: Thursday, April 27
Take #705 San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies OVER 190 (9:30 PM ET Thursday, April 27)
The Spurs look to wrap up their first round series against the Grizzlies when the two teams tangle in Memphis. Tip-off is set for 9:30 PM ET at FedExForum where San Antonio is favored by -4. The total is 190.
The Spurs (64-23, 44-41 ATS) cruised to double-digit victories in each of their three home games in the series but have lost twice in Memphis including a 110-108 overtime setback in Game 4. Kawhi Leonard scored 28 points in San Antonio’s 116-103 Game 5 victory and is averaging 31.6 percent shooting in the series, including 54.2 percent from beyond the arc.
The Grizzlies (45-42. 43-44 ATS) shot 51.4 percent from the field and went 20 of 22 from the free-throw line in Game 5 but couldn’t get it done defensively as they suffered a 116-103 setback. Memphis allowed San Antonio to shoot 52.5 percent from the floor, including 14 of 28 from 3-point range.
San Antonio is 7-3 ATS in its past 10 first-round playoff games but 4-10 vs. the number in its past 14 against the Southwest Division. The Grizzlies are 4-0 ATS in the past four series meetings.
Memphis is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 home games but 2-5 ATS last seven overall.
The OVER is 4-1 in the last five meetings and 4-1 to the high side in the past five meetings in Memphis. The Grizzlies are 3-0-1 to the OVER in their last four home games. The Spurs are 5-0 to the OVER in its last five road games and 6-1 north of the total in past seven overall.