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Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/5/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5-5-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/5/2021 – The Memphis Grizzlies are coming off a tough loss and they have to be careful from now on in order not to slip further in the standings. They will have a good chance to bounce back when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves this Wednesday, May 5 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The game will be seen on television live at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the Bally Sports – North X and Bally Sports SE-MEM. NBA League Pass will also have the same feeds through their online live streaming platform. It is forecasted in NBA betting lines that the Memphis Grizzlies should take this victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/5/2021

When: May 5, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV: Bally Sports – NorthX | Bally Sports SE-MEM
Stream: NBA League Pass

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/5/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Memphis Grizzlies -3.5 (-110) 236.5 o (-110) -162
Minnesota Timberwolves +3.5 (-110) 236.5 u (-110) +135
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Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies have been struggling so far losing four of their last five matches. Their most recent matchup with the New York Knicks did not end up well for them having head coach Taylor Jenkins and Ja Morant ejected from the match. Dillon Brooks was the team’s leading scorer doing 25 points along with five three-pointers while Desmond Bane was not far behind with 22 points and four triples along with eight rebounds, two assists and three steals. Jaren Jackson Jr. came off the bench doing 15 points. Morant struggled from the field doing 2-of-14 to finish with just eight points.

Players to watch: J. Morant PG 56 GP 56 GS 32.2 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.9 OR 3 DR 3.9 REB 7.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.1 TO 1.4 PF 2.3 AST/TO 17.26 PER,

D. Brooks SF 60 GP 60 GS 29.5 MIN 17 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 1.2 AST/TO 12.3 PER

J. Valanciunas C 56 GP 55 GS 28.1 MIN 16.8 PTS 4.1 OR 8.3 DR 12.4 REB 1.8 AST 0.6 STL 0.8 BLK 1.7 TO 2.8 PF 1.1 AST/TO 23.99 PER.

Minnesota Timberwolves Betting

The Minnesota Timberwolves ended their four-game winning streak with an overtime loss against the New Orleans Pelicans by four points, 136-140. Rookie Anthony Edwards did 29 points, nine rebounds and six assists. Karl-Anthony Towns was dominant doing 28 points, 14 rebounds, four three-pointers and three steals. Coming off the bench was D’Angelo Russell who had a double-double of 17 points and 11 assists. Naz Reid also came off the bench with 17 points of his own before fouling out. Rounding up the double-digit scorers was Juancho Hernandgomez with 14 markers.

Players to Watch: K. Towns C 43 GP 43 GS 34.3 MIN 24.8 PTS 2.6 OR 8.3 DR 10.9 REB 4.6 AST 0.7 STL 1.3 BLK 3.3 TO 3.7 PF 1.4 AST/TO 23.11 PER

M. Beasley SG 37 GP 36 GS 32.8 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.8 OR 3.6 DR 4.4 REB 2.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 14.76 PER

D. Russell PG 35 GP 19 GS 27.9 MIN 19 PTS 0.3 OR 2.1 DR 2.5 REB 5.5 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.8 TO 1.8 PF 2 AST/TO 17.27 PER.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves 5/5/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’ last 6 games.
Memphis are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Grizzlies are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against Minnesota.
Memphis are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Minnesota.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Memphis’ last 16 games on the road.
Memphis are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
Memphis are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Memphis are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Timberwolves are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota’s last 15 games against Memphis.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games at home.
Minnesota are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games when playing at home against Memphis.
Minnesota are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
Timberwolves are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Minnesota are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games played in May.

Injuries

Memphis Grizzlies

Jaren Jackson Jr. PF Rest is OUT Wednesday vs Minnesota

Minnesota Timberwolves

Malik Beasley SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Jarrett Culver SG Ankle is out for season

Head-to-Head
Memphis Grizzlies Minnesota Timberwolves
39-25-0 Against the Spread 30-32-3
34-30-0 Straight Up 34-31-0
113 Points per Game 111
112 Points Allowed per Game 118
46.51 Offensive FG% 44.5
77.78 Offensive FT% 76.59
35.69 Offensive 3PT% 35.01
46.39 Defensive FG% 48.25
78.73 Defensive FT% 78.74
36.63 Defensive 3PT% 39.2

Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Picks

Even with the recent surge, the Memphis Grizzlies are expected to give their all against the Minnesota Timberwolves in this road game. It is safer to pick the Grizzlies to win and that is seen in the best sports book online.

Moneyline: The Timberwolves even with the home court are given an ML of +135 while the Grizzlies are at -162.

ATS: It is 3.5 points separating both teams in the ATS with the Grizzlies setting at -3.5 while the Timberwolves take the +3.5.

TOTALs: The total for both teams to reach is pegged at 236.5 with the Grizzlies going over and the Timberwolves are under.

Score Prediction: 113 – 108, Grizzlies