NBA Picks: San Antonio Spurs vs. Memphis Grizzlies, Game 3
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-0 against the spread at home after suffering two or more consecutive losses since the start of the regular season, which is important to consider when making your NBA picks Saturday, as they continue their best-of-seven series with San Antonio Spurs at FedExForum.
Sports bettors will find that the Grizzlies are five-point home favorites in the pro basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 177.5 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at Game 3 of the Western Conference finals from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
San Antonio Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs own a 2-0 advantage in this best-of-seven series, as they picked up a 93-89 overtime victory over the Memphis Grizzlies as 5.5-point home favorites in Game 2 Tuesday.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Spurs are 7-12 straight up and 11-8 against the spread as road underdogs of 3.5 to six points, with the OVER going 12-7 in that situation.
The Memphis Grizzlies are 1-5 in Games 1 and 2 during the 2013 NBA playoffs, but they've compiled a perfect 7-0 record in all other contests.
NBA handicappers will find that the Grizzlies are 11-2 straight up and against the spread as home favorites of 3.5 to six points since the start of the regular season.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Memphis Grizzlies as their NBA playoff pick Saturday, as they've won 19 of their last 20 home games since Feb. 8, while the San Antonio Spurs are 4-8 as underdogs since the start of the regular season.
NBA Pick: Memphis Grizzlies -5
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