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How the public is betting Grizzlies vs. Spurs in NBA play-in tournament

The Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs battle for a chance at the 8-seed in the Eastern Conference on Wednesday. We go over how the public is betting the game.

Will Memphis and San Antonio hit the over?

The No. 9 seed Memphis Grizzlies and No. 10 seed San Antonio Spurs square off in the play-in tournament in an attempt to stay in the postseason. The winner of this game will meet the loser of the Lakers-Warriors contest in a battle for the No. 8 seed and the right to play the No. 1 seed Utah Jazz.

Grizzlies vs. Spurs betting splits

Below is a look at the betting splits among bettors at DraftKings Sportsbook.


The Grizzlies are four-point favorites and a large majority of bettors are taking Memphis on this. The Spurs have been shaky defensively of late, giving up 120 or more points in six of their last eight games. Memphis, at home, is the right play here.


This is an interesting over/under line at 222. While more bets are going toward the over, there is more money on the under. As mentioned above, the Spurs have been poor defensively of late. The Grizzlies, on the other hand, have only given up 120 or more points once in their last eight games. Memphis is averaging 113.3 points per game while San Antonio is scoring 111.1 points a contest. This line is really close to call, but the under looks to be more likely.


The Grizzlies are -175 favorites to get the outright win and are once again receiving the large majority of bets on this number. The Spurs are +143 to win, but this isn’t your typical San Antonio team. Gregg Popovich’s group has slipped substantially in the last three seasons and there might be a larger scale rebuild happening soon. Take Memphis here.

MEM-SAS Betting Splits

Teams Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
Teams Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
SA Spurs +4 23% 29% Over 222.5 56% 67% +145 19% 20%
MEM Grizzlies -4 77% 71% Under 222.5 44% 33% -177 81% 80%

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