Milwaukee Bucks vs. Memphis Grizzlies 3/4/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on March 4, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (21-14) are 6-point favorites as they try to stop a three-game road slide when they visit the Memphis Grizzlies (16-15) on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at FedExForum. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on FS-SE. The matchup has an over/under of 235.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -6 -110 -110 235 -110 -110
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Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Milwaukee has a 6-4 record against Memphis.

Bucks vs Grizzlies in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/13/2020 Grizzlies Grizzlies -3.5 231 -166 139 Regular Season 119-106 MEM
12/13/2019 Bucks Grizzlies -12 230.5 -903 622 Regular Season 127-114 MIL
1/16/2019 Grizzlies Regular Season 111-101 MIL
11/14/2018 Bucks Regular Season 116-113 MEM
3/12/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 121-103 MIL
11/13/2017 Bucks Regular Season 110-103 MIL
3/13/2017 Grizzlies Regular Season 113-93 MEM
11/12/2016 Bucks Regular Season 106-96 MIL
3/17/2016 Bucks Regular Season 96-86 MIL
1/28/2016 Grizzlies Regular Season 103-83 MEM

Bucks Betting Information

  • Milwaukee has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 17-18 record.
  • When favored by at least 6 points, the Bucks have fared well against the spread, putting together a 14-13 record.
  • More often than not, Milwaukee and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 20 of 35 chances this season.
Bet on the Milwaukee Bucks to win the NBA Championship.

Grizzlies Betting Information

  • Memphis has covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 16-14-1 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 6-point underdogs, the Grizzlies have a record ATS of 1-0.
  • Memphis and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their games this season — 14 of 31 (45.2%).
Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • The Bucks and their opponents have combined to record more than 235 points in 57.1% of their games this year (20 of 35 opportunities).
  • Memphis has combined with its opponents to score more than 235 points in nine of 31 opportunities (29%) this year.
  • These teams average a combined 230.6 points per game, 4.4 less points than the total of 235 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 223.3 points per game, 11.7 fewer than the over/under in this game.
  • The average total the Bucks have had set in matchups this year is 3.4 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average over/under for Grizzlies games this season is 12.6 less points than the point total of 235 in this outing.
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Bucks Leaders

  • The Bucks points and rebounds leader is Giannis Antetokounmpo. He contributes 29.1 points per game and adds 11.7 rebounds.
  • Khris Middleton paces the squad with 5.8 assists per game.
  • The Bucks are led by Middleton from beyond the arc. He hits 2.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Milwaukee’s blocks leader is Antetokounmpo, who averages 1.4 per game. Jrue Holiday leads the team averaging 1.8 steals a game.

Grizzlies Leaders

  • The Grizzlies go-to guy, Ja Morant, leads the team in both scoring (19.1 points per game) and assists (7.8 assists per game).
  • Jonas Valanciunas’ 11.3 rebounds per game paces Memphis’ rebounding effort. He also adds 15.7 points per game.
  • Grayson Allen leads the Grizzlies in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.0 made threes per game.
  • Memphis’ Dillon Brooks has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and De’Anthony Melton is first in blocks with 0.7 per game.
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