Atlanta Hawks vs Memphis Grizzlies 10/9/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Atlanta Hawks vs Memphis Grizzlies 10/9/2021 – The Atlanta Hawks have high expectations this season but so far, they have not scored a pre-season victory. They will be going on the road and battling the Memphis Grizzlies who have won all their pre-season games. Both teams are expected to lock horns this Saturday, October 9 at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. NBATV holds the television broadcast rights and the live coverage happens at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass is the place to find the online live stream. The Atlanta Hawks have a better roster and they are seen in the NBA betting lines as the safer pick over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Atlanta Hawks vs Memphis Grizzlies 10/9/2021
Atlanta Hawks vs Memphis Grizzlies 10/9/2021 Betting Odds
Atlanta Hawks Betting
The Atlanta Hawks have already played two pre-season games and lost both of them. The first one was against the Miami Heat and they got blown away by 26 points while the most recent was with the Cleveland Cavaliers which they were edged by three. Trae Young did not play in this game and they had an unusual starting five. Cam Reddish came off the bench to be the team’s best scorer with 20 points along with three rebounds. Kevin Huerter had a satisfactory performance with 15 points and four boards. Gorgui Dieng was the team’s most productive plate doing 13 points, 11 rebounds and six assists.
Players to watch: T. Young PG 63 GP 63 GS 33.7 MIN 25.3 PTS 0.6 OR 3.3 DR 3.9 REB 9.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 4.1 TO 1.8 PF 2.3 AST/TO 23.05 PER
J. Collins PF 63 GP 63 GS 29.3 MIN 17.6 PTS 1.9 OR 5.5 DR 7.4 REB 1.2 AST 0.5 STL 1 BLK 1.3 TO 3.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 20.67 PER
B. Bogdanovic SG 44 GP 27 GS 29.7 MIN 16.4 PTS 0.5 OR 3.2 DR 3.6 REB 3.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.2 TO 2.3 PF 2.7 AST/TO 17.63 PER.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies at this point have prevailed in their first two preseason matchups. The first victory was against the defending champions Milwaukee Bucks and the next was a 30-point blowout of the Charlotte Hornets. Desmond Bane was the top scorer against the Hornets as he did 19 points, six rebounds and three assists. Jaren Jackson Jr. looks like a player who shook off the injury rust having 16 points and seven boards. Rising star Ja Morant looked more like Russell Westbrook in his younger days as he contributed 16 points, eight assists and five rebounds.
Players to Watch: J. Morant PG 63 GP 63 GS 32.6 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.9 OR 3.1 DR 4 REB 7.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.2 TO 1.4 PF 2.3 AST/TO 16.81 PER
D. Brooks SF 67 GP 67 GS 29.8 MIN 17.2 PTS 0.8 OR 2.1 DR 2.9 REB 2.3 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 3.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 12.19 PER
J. Jackson Jr. PF 11 GP 4 GS 23.5 MIN 14.4 PTS 1.5 OR 4.1 DR 5.6 REB 1.1 AST 1.1 STL 1.6 BLK 1.4 TO 3.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 18.1 PER.
Atlanta Hawks vs Memphis Grizzlies 10/9/2021 Betting Numbers
Under is 4-1 in Hawks last 5 games following an ATS loss.
Over is 5-0 in Grizzlies last 5 overall.
O. Okongwu PF Late Dec – Shoulder
No injuries to report.
Atlanta Hawks vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks
The Memphis Grizzlies have all the youth legs to run full steam during the pre-season. They should not be stepping on the brakes soon and even if the best online sportsbook sees them as the underdogs, they are a good risk to take against the slipping Atlanta Hawks
Score Prediction: 116 – 114, Hawks