Memphis Grizzlies vs Portland Trail Blazers 4/25/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Memphis Grizzlies vs Portland Trail Blazers 4/25/2021 – These two teams that are set to clash this Sunday, April 25 are right beside each other in the NBA Western Conference standings. The Memphis Grizzlies would like to bridge the gap between them and the Portland Trail Blazers by taking on the challenge at the Moda Center in Portland Oregon. NBC Sports Northwest along with Bally Sports SE-MEM is going to be putting the television broadcast live at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass will have both feeds available for their online live stream subscribers as well. The Portland Trail Blazers having the home court advantage is expected by NBA spreads to win over the young Memphis Grizzlies.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Portland Trail Blazers 4/25/2021
Memphis Grizzlies vs Portland Trail Blazers 4/25/2021 Betting Odds
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies are at the eighth spot right now in the NBA Western Conference and a crucial win in this game against the Portland Trail Blazers put them closer to overtaking them in the standings. This team managed to bounce back from the back-to-back losses against the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers with a win over Portland by two points, 130-128. Jonas Valanciunas didn’t play in the last game and filling in for him was Jaren Jackson Jr. who came off the bench with 23 points. Ja Morant led the team and outplayed Damian Lillard with 33 points and 13 assists.
Players to watch: J. Morant PG 50 GP 50 GS 32.2 MIN 19.4 PTS 1 OR 2.8 DR 3.8 REB 7.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.1 TO 1.4 PF 2.4 AST/TO 17.56 PER
J. Jackson Jr. PF 2 GP 0 GS 21.5 MIN 19 PTS 2 OR 3.5 DR 5.5 REB 1 AST 0.5 STL 2.5 BLK 0.5 TO 4.5 PF 2 AST/TO 31.92 PER
J. Valanciunas C 50 GP 49 GS 28 MIN 17 PTS 4.2 OR 8.4 DR 12.6 REB 1.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.7 BLK 1.7 TO 2.9 PF 1.1 AST/TO 24.13 PER.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers are in a good position to chase the Dallas Mavericks with their record at 32-27. They only trail by just 0.5 games and a win here will be putting them at the sixth-best record in the NBA Western Conference. This has not been going well for them so far after losing four consecutive games and the latest came from the Memphis Grizzlies which they will face again two days after. Damian Lillard led the team with 27 points but Jusuf Nurkic had a better stat line of 26 points, 17 rebounds and five assists. CJ McCullum also helped out with 22 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists.
Players to Watch: D. Lillard PG 54 GP 54 GS 36 MIN 28.5 PTS 0.5 OR 3.7 DR 4.2 REB 7.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3.2 TO 1.6 PF 2.4 AST/TO 24.74 PER
C. McCollum SG 34 GP 34 GS 33.9 MIN 23.2 PTS 0.7 OR 3.6 DR 4.2 REB 4.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 1.9 PF 3.6 AST/TO 21.12 PER
N. Powell SF 15 GP 15 GS 34.3 MIN 17.3 PTS 0.9 OR 2.1 DR 3 REB 1.8 AST 1.5 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 2.3 PF 1 AST/TO 14.31 PER.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Portland Trail Blazers 4/25/2021 Betting Numbers
Memphis are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Portland’s last 12 games.
Jonas Valanciunas C Concussion is “?” Sunday vs Portland
Portland Trail Blazers
Derrick Jones Jr. SF Hip is “?” Sunday vs Memphis
Memphis Grizzlies vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks
The Portland Trail Blazers are itching to get back on their winning groove and they were surprised by the impact of Jaren Jackson Jr. They are expected by the online sportsbook to bounce back over the Memphis Grizzlies who are still without Jonas Valanciunas.
Moneyline: The Trail Blazers in their home court is handed an ML of -154 while the Grizzlies are at +130.
ATS: It is 3.5 points separating both squads with the Grizzlies taking the +3.5 while the Trail Blazers are on the better side with -3.5.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is set at 235.5 points with the Trail Blazers going under and the Grizzlies are over.
Score Prediction: 117 – 110, Trail Blazers