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Spurs Look to Close out Grizzlies on Road in Game 6

2017 Nba Playoffs Spurs

Spurs Look to Reverse Road Team Losing Trend

The San Antonio Spurs and the Memphis Grizzlies will meet at FedExForum on Thursday night in Game 6 of their NBA Playoff Series. The home team is undefeated in nine overall meetings this season between these two teams.

Oddsmakers opened the Spurs as -4.5-point favorites versus the Grizzlies. The game’s total opened at 190. The line now has the Spurs as 5.5-point favorites and the total has dropped to 189.5.

Memphis was a 116-103 loser in Game 5. They failed to cover the +10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 219 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Memphis point guard Mike Conley is averaging 27.3 points and 7.5 assists over the past four games.

To force a seventh game in this series, Memphis must find an answer to slowing down Kawhi Leonard. Leonard has averaged 30.5 points in the two games in Memphis. Leonard is shooting 48.8 percent from the field in Memphis. He is nearly 60 percent at home. He has missed only one of his 48 free-throw attempts.

San Antonio:
Team record: 64-23 SU,44-41-2 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Antonio’s last 7 games
San Antonio is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
San Antonio is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road

Team record: 45-42 SU,43-44 ATS
Memphis is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Memphis is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis’s last 6 games

NBA Playoffs Betting Trends

Next up:
San Antonio at Memphis Thursday, April 27

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Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
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