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Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks 4/17/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks 4-17-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks 4/17/2021 – The Milwaukee Bucks have their MVP back on the roster and will aim to make a huge run to chase the top two teams in the NBA Eastern Conference. They will be hosting the visiting Memphis Grizzlies this Saturday, April 17 and it will be inside the Fiserv Forum located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bally Sports WI and Bally Sports SE-MEM will be putting the live broadcast on television by 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy both feeds via online live streaming. The Milwaukee Bucks are coming in this match as the heavy favorites in NBA betting covers against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks 4/17/2021

When: April 17, 2021 9:00 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: Bally Sports WI | Bally Sports SE-MEM
Stream: NBA League Pass

Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks 4/17/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Memphis Grizzlies +9.5 (-110) 236.5 o (-110) +400
Milwaukee Bucks -9.5 (-110) 236.5 u (-110) -550
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Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies are currently the 8th best team in the NBA Western Conference with their record at 28-26. They are being trailed by the surging Golden State Warriors and they need every game right now to maintain that twice-to-beat advantage in the play-in tournament. This team matched up with the Chicago Bulls during their last game and won by a wide margin of 11 points, 126-115. Dillon Brooks led the team with 32 points while dropping five three-pointers over the Bulls. Jonas Valancounas finished with 16 points while Ja Morant added 15.

Players to watch: J. Morant PG 45 GP 45 GS 31.9 MIN 18.9 PTS 0.9 OR 2.6 DR 3.5 REB 7.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.1 TO 1.4 PF 2.4 AST/TO 17.05 PER

J. Valanciunas C 48 GP 47 GS 28 MIN 17 PTS 4.3 OR 8.5 DR 12.8 REB 1.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.8 BLK 1.7 TO 3 PF 1 AST/TO 24.29 PER

D. Brooks SF 50 GP 50 GS 29.5 MIN 16.4 PTS 0.8 OR 2.1 DR 2.9 REB 2.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 3.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 11.58 PER.

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks are now on a three-game winning streak after losing three consecutive matches. The big plus is that they will have the reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo back in the roster. This team is now the third-best team in the NBA Eastern Conference and trails the Brooklyn Nets by 2.5 games. The Bucks demolished the Atlanta Hawks during their most recent matchup by 11 points, 120-109. Antetokounmpo finished with 15 points and five rebounds in just 25 minutes of playing time. Jrue Holiday led the team with 23 points and seven assists while Brook Lopez had a strong night with 19 points and 12 boards.

Players to Watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 46 GP 46 GS 33.8 MIN 28.5 PTS 1.7 OR 9.5 DR 11.2 REB 6.1 AST 1.2 STL 1.3 BLK 3.7 TO 2.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 29.16 PER

K. Middleton SF 53 GP 53 GS 33.3 MIN 20.2 PTS 0.8 OR 5.3 DR 6.1 REB 5.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 2.4 PF 2 AST/TO 18.58 PER

J. Holiday PG 43 GP 40 GS 31.6 MIN 17.2 PTS 1.3 OR 3.3 DR 4.5 REB 5.4 AST 1.7 STL 0.5 BLK 2.1 TO 1.7 PF 2.5 AST/TO 20.06 PER.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks 4/17/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Memphis’ last 7 games.
Memphis are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Memphis are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against Milwaukee.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Memphis’ last 9 games on the road.
Memphis are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games this season.
Memphis are 12-2 ATS in their last 14 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Memphis are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 9 games against Memphis.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games at home.
Milwaukee are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Memphis.
Milwaukee are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games this season.
Bucks are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Milwaukee are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Milwaukee’s last 20 games played in April.

Injuries

Memphis Grizzlies

Justise Winslow PF Thigh is “?” Saturday vs Milwaukee
De’Anthony Melton SG Leg is “?” Saturday vs Milwaukee
Jaren Jackson Jr. PF Knee is out indefinitely
Brandon Clarke PF Hip is “?” Saturday vs Milwaukee

Milwaukee Bucks

Donte DiVincenzo SG Toe is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Memphis

Head-to-Head
Memphis Grizzlies Milwaukee Bucks
33-20-0 Against the Spread 25-30-0
27-26-0 Straight Up 32-22-1
Points per Game
Points Allowed per Game
46.66 Offensive FG% 48.47
77.53 Offensive FT% 75.9
35.76 Offensive 3PT% 39.45
46.72 Defensive FG% 45.14
77.96 Defensive FT% 79.06
36.25 Defensive 3PT% 37.42

Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

The Memphis Grizzlies are just hanging on but doing a good job holding on their own against a tough schedule. This is a fight that the Grizzlies can’t win as online sports betting has the Milwaukee Bucks dominating.

Moneyline: The Grizzlies are given an ML of +400 if they pull a huge upset while the Bucks are at -550.

ATS: It is a wide 9.5 points in between both teams across the spread with the Bucks at -9.5 while the Grizzlies are on the other side of the fence with +9.5.

TOTALs: 236.5 points is the predicted total for this matchup with the Bucks the team under and the Grizzlies are over.

Score Prediction: 122 – 109, Bucks