At the onset of the NBA, restart were high expectations for the Bucks. Perhaps those expectations were too high. Milwaukee had a lock on the top seed in the East. And with the best record in the Association public wagering demand would inflate prices. Counter to that is a Grizzlies team that knew the NBA wanted them to fail. Commissioner Adam Silver and TV executives much prefer New Orleans in the playoffs. Memphis has done little to fight back. To show the Grizzlies have been betting on NBA restart flop. Memphis and Milwaukee meet Thursday.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Memphis Grizzlies
|Date and Time:||Thursday, August 13, 2020, p.m. ET|
|Location:||ESPN WWOS, Orlando, Florida|
|Bucks vs. Grizzlies TV Coverage:||To Be Determined|
|Bucks vs. Grizzlies SBG Odds:||Click Here|
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Memphis Grizzlies SBG Odds Overview
The first consideration for this online betting matchup will be load management. How much time will Giannis Antetokounmpo get for the Bucks?. So too will be the competitive psyche of the Grizzlies. Will Memphis be engaged for this matchup? Regardless the Grizzlies will be a difficult sell for oddsmakers. Most squares will gladly pay beyond full retail for Milwaukee. And sharps need a compelling reason to take a flier on the Grizzlies.
Milwaukee Bucks Team Overview
First in the East Milwaukee is 55-15 straight up and 38-32 against the spread. Over the total has hit 34 times. NBA metrics have the Bucks first for scoring and seventh for points allowed. Late on the Bucks have covered just two of their last eight. Four of their last five went over the total. Since the restart, the Bucks have shown rust and a loss of edge. For that reason, gamblers may lay low until the playoffs start.
Key Milwaukee Bucks: PF Giannis Antetokounmpo 29.8 PTS, 13.7 REB, 5.7 AST, SF Khris Middleton 21.1 PTS, 6.2 REB, 4.3 AST
Memphis Grizzlies Team Overview
In sum, the Grizzlies are 33-38 straight up and 35-35-1 vs. the odds. Memphis has gone over the total 32 times. Accordingly, the Grizzlies have lost seven of their last nine against the spread. Memphis ranks 13th for scoring and 21st for points allowed. On this occasion, the Grizzlies continue their playoff fight.
Key Memphis Grizzlies: PG Ja Morant 17.8 PTS, 3.7 REB, 7.2 AST, PF Jaren Jackson Jr. 17.4 PTS, 4.7 REB, 1.4 AST
Milwaukee Bucks and Memphis Grizzlies Against the Spread
The Bucks are:
- 4-6 against the spread in their last 10 games as a chalk
- 4-1 over the total when favored
- 5-1 vs. the line in their last six as favorites vs. the Grizzlies
- 5-1 over the total when chalk to Memphis
The Grizzlies are:
- 4-12 vs. the line in their last 16 games as a dog
- 3-7 under the total when getting points
- 5-8 against the spread overall with the Bucks
- 6-1 over the total head to head with Milwaukee
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Memphis Grizzlies SBG Best Bet
As was previously noted Memphis has offered no recent Betting on NBA value. Milwaukee has bossed the cashier’s cage in this series. Of great concern has been the dispirited look of the Grizzlies. They play as if they have unconditionally surrendered to the NBA. And that they can’t wait to bust out of the bubble. As mentioned earlier this series trends over.
Bucks vs. Grizzlies SBG Best Bet: Over the Total.