Memphis Grizzlies vs New York Knicks 4/9/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
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Memphis Grizzlies vs New York Knicks 4/9/2021 – The Memphis Grizzlies have been streaking recently and hoping to keep the momentum running when they go on the road to battle the New York Knicks. This matchup will happen at the basketball mecca inside the Madison Square Garden this Friday, April 9. NBATV will have the broadcast rights for this game with the live telecast beginning at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass has the online live stream set for their subscribers. This match is expected to be close in NBA betting covers with the visiting Memphis Grizzlies carrying a small edge over the New York Knicks.
Memphis Grizzlies vs New York Knicks 4/9/2021
Memphis Grizzlies vs New York Knicks 4/9/2021 Betting Odds
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies are now on a four-game winning streak and have overtaken the San Antonio Spurs for the eight-best record in the NBA Western Conference standings. Their record is now set at 26-23 but still very far from chasing the Dallas Mavericks who are two games above them. The last three games were victories on the road and the latest opponent was the Atlanta Hawks. Grayson Allen led the team with 30 points, four rebounds and three assists. Jonas Valanciunas was strong in the paint doing 19 points, 11 rebounds and four assists while Ja Morant had 19 points, seven dimes and seven boards.
Players to watch: J. Morant PG 41 GP 41 GS 31.5 MIN 18.8 PTS 0.9 OR 2.6 DR 3.5 REB 7.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3 TO 1.5 PF 2.5 AST/TO 20.11 PER
D. Brooks SF 46 GP 46 GS 29 MIN 16.3 PTS 0.8 OR 2.1 DR 2.9 REB 2.3 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 3.4 PF 1.2 AST/TO 13.77 PER
J. Valanciunas C 44 GP 43 GS 27.5 MIN 16.3 PTS 4.1 OR 8.3 DR 12.4 REB 1.8 AST 0.6 STL 0.6 BLK 1.8 TO 3 PF 1 AST/TO 26.98 PER.
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks have fallen to eighth place in the NBA Eastern Conference standings after their back-to-back losses. They still hold a two-game lead over the Indiana Pacers but a win in their next game could help them get closer to the Boston Celtics. Their most recent loss was also with the Celtics and it was a tough two-point defeat with the final score at 99-101. RJ Barrett had a good scoring night leading the team with 29 points, five rebounds and two assists while Julius Randle had 22 points, nine rebounds and six assists. Derrick Rose was the last double-digit scorer doing 11 points off the bench.
Players to Watch: J. Randle PF 51 GP 51 GS 37 MIN 22.9 PTS 1.3 OR 9.4 DR 10.7 REB 6 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 3.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 23.08 PER
R. Barrett SG 52 GP 52 GS 34 MIN 17.5 PTS 1.1 OR 4.8 DR 5.9 REB 3 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.32 PER
A. Burks SG 40 GP 5 GS 25.9 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.5 OR 4 DR 4.5 REB 2.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 17.42 PER.
Memphis Grizzlies vs New York Knicks 4/9/2021 Betting Numbers
Memphis are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games.
New York Knicks
New York are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
Justise Winslow PF Thigh is OUT Friday vs New York
New York Knicks
Mitchell Robinson C Foot is out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies vs New York Knicks Betting Picks
The New York Knicks have been playing terribly despite having only one player on the injured list. The Memphis Grizzlies are the safer bet in the top online sportsbook with the way Grayson Allen has been stepping up as the third-best scoring option of the team.
Moneyline: The Grizzlies are given an ML of -118 for this game while the Knicks are at +100 if they pull an upset.
ATS: Only a point separates both teams in the ATS with the Grizzlies taking the -1 while the Knicks own the +1.
TOTALs: The total for both squads to dance on is set at 213.5 points with the Grizzlies going over and the Knicks are under.
Score Prediction: 108 – 103, Grizzlies