San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies 8/2/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies 8/2/2020 – The San Antonio Spurs are coming from a victory as their playoff hopes remain alive but they have the hungry Memphis Grizzlies up next. This NBA Western Conference matchup will happen on August 2, Sunday at the Visa Athletic Center inside “The Bubble” located in Reunion, Florida. This game will be streaming live at 4:00 PM Eastern Time through NBA League Pass and SofaScore. Expect another grind it out battle for these playoff seeking teams but according to NBA Game Odds, the Memphis Grizzlies are favored to take this victory from the San Antonio Spurs.
San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies 8/2/2020
San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies 8/2/2020 Betting Odds
San Antonio Spurs Betting
The San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Sacramento Kings in the fourth quarter and won by nine points, 129-120. DeMar Derozan led this team with a double-double 27 points, ten assists and five rebounds but it was Derrick White coming out with a huge game with his career-high of 26 points to go along with eight rebounds, five assists, four triples and two blocks. Rudy Gay came out with huge baskets in the end to finish with 19 points and eight reounds while Lonnie Walker is filling out well as the team’s starting forward with 14 points while Dejounte Murray did 11 points, four assists and four rebounds.
Players to watch: DeMar DeRozan SF GP 62 GS 62 MIN 34.3 PTS 22.2 OR 0.6 DR 5 REB 5.6 AST 5.6 STL 1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 2.3 PER 21.48
LaMarcus Aldridge PF GP 53 GS 53 MIN 33.1 PTS 18.9 OR 1.9 DR 5.5 REB 7.4 AST 2.4 STL 0.7 BLK 1.6 TO 1.4 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.7 PER 19.86
Patty Mills PG GP 63 GS 1 MIN 22.7 PTS 11.7 OR 0.3 DR 1.3 REB 1.6 AST 1.8 STL 0.8 BLK 0.1 TO 0.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 2.2 PER 14.73.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies were edged by the Portland Trail Blazers in overtime and lost 135-140 in their first game inside “The Bubble”. Jaren Jackson Jr. carried the team in scoring with 33 points along with ten three-pointers made. Ja Morant finished with a double-double with 22 points, 11 rebounds to go along with five rebounds. Brandon Clarke is another 20-point scorer with 21 points, seven rebounds and two blocks off the bench. Jonas Valanciunas had 16 while Dillon Brooks shot 15 to round up the double digit scorers. If the Grizzlies want to get their winning chances up, they badly needed to improve rebounding from their last match.
Players to Watch: Ja Morant PG GP 60 GS 60 MIN 30.2 PTS 17.7 OR 0.8 DR 2.8 REB 3.6 AST 7 STL 0.9 BLK 0.3 TO 3.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 2.2 PER 17.95
Jaren Jackson Jr. PF GP 55 GS 55 MIN 28.3 PTS 17.2 OR 1 DR 3.7 REB 4.7 AST 1.4 STL 0.7 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 4.1 AST/TO 0.8 PER 16.3
Dillon Brooks SG GP 66 GS 66 MIN 28.6 PTS 15.7 OR 1 DR 2.3 REB 3.3 AST 2 STL 0.9 BLK 0.4 TO 1.7 PF 3.8 AST/TO 1.2 PER 11.13.
San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies 8/2/2020 Betting Numbers
San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games.
Memphis are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games.
San Antonio Spurs
M. Belinelli SG (Foot) is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Memphis
J. Winslow PF (Hip) is out for season
San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks
The Memphis Grizzlies took the Nurkic-infused Portland Trail Blazers to OT but got outlasted. The fire in them is evident even as a young team and that is why they are chosen as the favorite to win over the San Antonio Spurs by Sports Betting. The key matchup here will be two top point guards in the league in Damian Lillard and Ja Morant.
Moneyline: The ML for the Spurs in this game is at +150 while the Grizzlies are given a -170.
ATS: It is four points between both teams across the spread with the Grizzlies getting the -4 while the Spurs are at +4.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is at 235.5. The Spurs are expected to go over while the Grizzlies are under.
Score Prediction: 115 – 109 Grizzlies