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Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/1/2022 Spread Picks and Previews

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Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies 4-1-2022 Spread Picks and Previews

Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/1/2022 – The Phoenix Suns are very much on their way to securing the best record in the NBA heading to the postseason. This team is about to solidify that even further if they win their next game against the Memphis Grizzlies. These NBA Western Conference powerhouse teams are going to meet this Friday, April 1 at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. NBATV will be putting the game live on television at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, while the online live stream can be seen through an NBA League Pass subscription. The Phoenix Suns are seen in NBA betting lines as the safe pick to make in this matchup against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/1/2022

When:April 1, 2022 8:00 PM ET
Where:FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
TV:NBATV
Stream:NBA League Pass


Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/1/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Phoenix Suns-3.5 (-115)227.5 o (-115)-150
Memphis Grizzlies+3.5 (-115)227.5 u (-115)+125

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Phoenix Suns Betting

The Phoenix Suns are ahead above everyone in the NBA standings and the closest team to chasing them is 8.5 games behind which is the Memphis Grizzlies. Another win here would secure the Suns’ bid for the best record entering the playoffs, including the NBA Eastern Conference. This team is on a nine-game winning streak and they have Chris Paul back manning the point guard position. This is going to be an interesting matchup as one of the most prolific playmakers in the history of the league will take on the fast-rising Ja Morant. DeAndre Ayton is also healthy while Devin Booker has maintained to be a top scorer in the league.

Players to watch: Devin Booker SG 65 GP 65 GS 34.5 MIN 26.4 PTS 0.7 OR 4.4 DR 5 REB 4.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.4 TO 2.6 PF 2 AST/TO 21.24 PER

Deandre Ayton C 55 GP 55 GS 29.6 MIN 17.2 PTS 2.6 OR 7.6 DR 10.1 REB 1.4 AST 0.7 STL 0.7 BLK 1.6 TO 2.4 PF 0.9 AST/TO 22.18 PER,

Chris Paul PG 61 GP 61 GS 33 MIN 15 PTS 0.3 OR 4.1 DR 4.4 REB 10.7 AST 1.8 STL 0.3 BLK 2.4 TO 2 PF 4.5 AST/TO 21.07 PER.

Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies are on a six-game winning streak and they are six games ahead of the Dallas Mavericks who sit in third place in the NBA Western Conference. This team’s record is now at 54-23 and is the second team this season to reach 50 victories. Ja Morant looks to be the next big thing in the NBA and he will get tested by Chris Paul. Desmond Bane has been helping him out and has become the team’s second-best scorer. Steven Adams has become an unsung hero and his presence in the paint has been a blessing in disguise after trading Jonas Valanciounas.

Players to Watch: Ja Morant PG 56 GP 56 GS 33.3 MIN 27.6 PTS 1.3 OR 4.4 DR 5.7 REB 6.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 3.4 TO 1.5 PF 2 AST/TO 24.76 PER

Desmond Bane SG 73 GP 73 GS 30 MIN 18.2 PTS 0.6 OR 3.8 DR 4.4 REB 2.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 2.5 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.67 PER

Dillon Brooks SF 29 GP 28 GS 27.6 MIN 18.1 PTS 0.9 OR 2.3 DR 3.2 REB 2.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 3.4 PF 1.6 AST/TO 15.39 PER.

Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/1/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Phoenix Suns

Phoenix are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Phoenix’s last 10 games.
Phoenix are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games.
Phoenix are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Memphis.
Phoenix are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Phoenix’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Phoenix are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games played on a Friday.

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis’ last 7 games.
Memphis are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Memphis’ last 9 games against Phoenix.
Memphis are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games when playing at home against Phoenix.
Memphis are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Memphis’ last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Memphis are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Memphis are 14-5 ATS in their last 19 games played in April.

Injuries

Phoenix Suns

JaVale McGee C Illness is upgraded to probable Friday vs Memphis
Frank Kaminsky PF Knee is out indefinitely
Dario Saric PF Knee is out indefinitely
Cameron Johnson SG Quad is upgraded to probable Friday vs Memphis

Memphis Grizzlies

Steven Adams C Calf is doubtful Friday vs Phoenix
Tyus Jones PG Hand is doubtful Friday vs Phoenix
Jaren Jackson Jr. PF Thigh is doubtful Friday vs Phoenix
Ja Morant PG Knee is out indefinitely
Desmond Bane PG Ankle is doubtful Friday vs Phoenix
Killian Tillie C Knee is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Phoenix


Head-to-Head
Phoenix SunsMemphis Grizzlies
42-34-0Against the Spread50-27-0
39-36-1Straight Up39-37-1
115Points per Game115
Points Allowed per Game
48.72Offensive FG%46.21
79.94Offensive FT%73.25
36.84Offensive 3PT%35.04
44.28Defensive FG%45.18
75.98Defensive FT%77.29
33.78Defensive 3PT%34.99

Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks

The Phoenix Suns have been a legitimate title contender and they should go all out to test themselves against the Memphis Grizzlies. The top online sportsbook sees them securing the win and ends the Grizzlies’ winning streak.

Moneyline:The ML given to the Suns as the favored team is at -150 while the Grizzlies are +125.

ATS:It is 3.5 points on the ATS for this game with the Suns getting -3.5 while the Grizzlies are at +2.5.

TOTALs:The total set for this matchup is at 227.5 points with the Suns going over while the Grizzlies are under.

Score Prediction: 116 – 110, Suns