Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies Betting Preview

02 / 02 / 2024 By Ally Mielnicki

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The Golden State Warriors (20-24) aim tk find success when they travel on the road to face the Memphis Grizzlies (18-30) on Friday, February 2. ZenSports Tennessee sportsbook showcases the Warriors as favorites with a point spread at -8.5 (-109).

When: February 2, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET

Where: FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee

Watch: NBA League Pass

Golden State Warriors Preview

The Warriors were able to snap their two-game losing streak when they were successful in their previous battle. This was a 119-107 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, where Steph Curry had 37 points in their success.

Curry leads the Warriors with 27.5 points per game. He is also making 45.5 percent of his shots from the field and is excellent at the foul line with a success rate of 92.9 percent.

The Warriors are averaging 118.6 points per game and rank seventh in the league for this output. Their efficiency on the offensive end ranks 10th, with a rating of 118.2. For their pace of play, they do well at 12th in the league with a rating of 99.2.

On defense, the Warriors give up 118.8 points per game and rank 22nd in the league. Their efficiency in getting stops also ranks 22nd, with a rating of 118.3. Compared to their offense, they have no room for error.

Memphis Grizzlies Preview

The Grizzlies continue to be plagued by injuries and it shows, with a current three-game losing streak under their belt as they come back home. Their most recent defeat was a 108-101 performance against the Cleveland Cavaliers, where Jaren Jackson Jr. added 25 points in the loss.

Jackson Jr. is still the leading man for this team, with 22.0 points and securing 5.6 rebounds each game, making him a pivotal aspect to their potential success. He will need an outstanding game in order for them to have a chance to win.

The Grizzlies still have the worst average in the league for points, with 107.4 each game. Their efficiency on the offensive side is also the worst with a rating of 108.0. Their pace of play hovers near the Warriors, rating of 99.0 and rank 14th.

Defensively, they are keeping teams to 112.5 points each game and rank 11th in the league. As for their efficiency in obtaining stops on that end, they rank eighth overall with a rating of 113.2. If their defense can shine here, they should be able to have a chance to win and break their streak.

Betting Odds

ZenSports Tennessee sportsbook offers you the best NBA options to check out. The Golden State Warriors 8.5-point favorites to win as they compete on the road, with market analysis showing they have an 72.7 percent chance of winning.

Memphis Grizzlies

Spread: +8.5 (-116)

Golden State Warriors

Spread: -8.5 (-109)

Totals: Over 224.5 (-111), Under 224.5 (-115)

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