Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/4/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/4/2021 – The Philadelphia 76ers are hyped up with the return of Joel Embiid and they will get to rally with their all-star center when the Memphis Grizzlies visit them this Saturday, April 4. The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will serve as the battleground which starts at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBC Sports Philadelphia and Bally Sports SE-MEM will be sharing the broadcast rights while both feeds can be viewed via online live stream through a NBA League Pass subscription. Even with the home court advantage and the return of Embiid, NBA betting covers have the Philadelphia 76ers only holding a small edge over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/4/2021
Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/4/2021 Betting Odds
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies now own a record of 23-23 and are placed 9th in the NBA Western Conference standings. They have a chance to tie the San Antonio Spurs with a win over the New Orleans Pelicans and separate the gap even further between them and the Golden State Warriors. The Minnesota Timberwolves were their most recent opponents and won by a dozen points, 120-108. Jonas Valanciunas had a strong game in the paint with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Grayson Allen chipped in with 15 points while Ja Morant had 11 points, seven assists and three rebounds.
Players to watch: J. Morant PG 38 GP 38 GS 31.6 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.9 OR 2.4 DR 3.3 REB 7.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 2.9 TO 1.5 PF 2.6 AST/TO 19.71 PER
J. Valanciunas C 41 GP 40 GS 27.6 MIN 16.2 PTS 4.1 OR 8.4 DR 12.5 REB 1.8 AST 0.6 STL 0.7 BLK 1.8 TO 3 PF 1 AST/TO 25.27 PER
D. Brooks SF 43 GP 43 GS 29.1 MIN 16 PTS 0.8 OR 2.1 DR 2.9 REB 2.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 3.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 12.29 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers now find themselves tied with the Brooklyn Nets for the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. This team managed to hold the fort with Joel Embiid coming back from an injury after missing ten games. This team is now on back-to-back wins and the presence of Embiid will help them push to win and get into another streak. They also had a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves for their last game and Joel Embiid outclassed Karl-Anthony Towns in this matchup. The All-Star center had 24 points, eight boards and three blocks but it was Tobias Harris that led the team in scoring with 32 points.
Players to Watch: J. Embiid C 32 GP 32 GS 32.4 MIN 29.8 PTS 2.2 OR 9.1 DR 11.3 REB 3.2 AST 1.2 STL 1.4 BLK 3.2 TO 2.5 PF 1 AST/TO 35.65 PER
T. Harris PF 44 GP 44 GS 33.5 MIN 20.8 PTS 1 OR 6.3 DR 7.3 REB 3.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 1.9 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 23.63 PER
B. Simmons PG 41 GP 41 GS 33.6 MIN 15.4 PTS 1.8 OR 6.1 DR 7.9 REB 7.3 AST 1.5 STL 0.6 BLK 3.5 TO 3.1 PF 2.1 AST/TO 20.71 PER.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/4/2021 Betting Numbers
Memphis are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
Philadelphia are 12-5-1 ATS in their last 18 games.
Justise Winslow PF Thigh is OUT Sunday vs Philadelphia
George Hill PG Thumb is out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Picks
The Philadelphia 76ers have all their weapons back except for George Hill in this game. It is just logical to pick the Sixers to win over the Memphis Grizzlies and the best sportsbook sees it that way as well.
Moneyline: The Grizzlies as the visiting team is given an ML of +100 while the Sixers are at -120.
ATS: The spread between both teams is just 1.5 points. Sixers are the team taking the -1.5 while the Grizzlies are +1.5.
TOTALs: 224.5 points is the total expected for both teams to touch with the Grizzlies going over and the Sixers are under.
Score Prediction: 114 – 103, Sixers