Written and authored by National Basketball Association Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball news and notes. The teams will play on Sunday March 29th, 2015. At 7:00 PM EST.
The (50-23) Memphis Grizzlies of the Western Conference Southwest Division makes the trip from the “BLUES CITY to the home of the “ALAMO”. Memphis will play the (46-26) San Antonio Spurs also of the Western Conference Southwest in 2015 NBA action. The teams will play at The AT&T Center on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. This Sports Handicapper believes the Memphis Grizzlies are built for the playoffs and play in the toughest division in the league. San Antonio is to gel as the 2015 NBA postseason gets closer. The opening betting line has Memphis as a seven and a half-point home underdog Against The Spread, the betting odds total is at 193′ for Sunday’s game.
The 2015 Memphis Grizzlies have lost two in a row both straight up and to the number. Memphis to Golden State 104-87 at home on March 27th. Memphis is on top in the competitive Southwest, 1/2 game in front of Houston. The Grizzlies return home for their next two after Sunday. Memphis averages 98.7 points per contest on offense. The Grizzlies defense ranks first in the Division and 2nd in the NBA. Marck Gasol and Zach Randolph are superior in the post and leads the team in scoring. Point Guard Mike Conley is having another stellar season. Reserve Tony Allen comes off the bench to be a defensive specialist. The betting odds over the total are 4-0 Memphis last four on the road. The Memphis Grizzlies are 2-3 their last five NBA ATS Expert Predictions away from home, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under the betting odds total twice. Memphis is barely holding on to the lead in their Division and need a good performance Sunday. The Grizzlies want to play as many Playoff games as they can at the “GRINDHOUSE”. Betting Experts in Las Vegas and offshore has Memphis at +550 to win the 2015 NBA Western Conference title.
The 2015 San Antonio Spurs have won five of six both straight up and Against The Spread. San Antonio is in third place, 3′ games out of the lead. San Antonio beat Dallas 94-76 on March 27th. San Antonio has won their last three home games by double digits. San Antonio ranks eighth in the league scoring the basketball. The Spurs defense allows opponents 97.5. The “BIG THREE” of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Kawhi Leonard lead the team in scoring, assists, steals, shot blocks and rebounds. Manu Ginobili production is a little down this season, but he is getting ready for the playoffs. The betting odds over the total is 5-0 the last five between the teams in the Lone Star State. The San Antonio Spurs are 7-3 Against The Point Spread their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total seven times and staying under the betting odds total three. The San Antonio Spurs are getting ready to defend the NBA title. Bovada has San Antonio at +900 to win the 2015 NBA Southwest division title.