San Antonio will be out for the series clincher as the Spurs are the road team when they face the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 4 of their best of seven NBA Western conference playoff finals in a pro basketball game on Monday. Start time on Memorial Day from Memphis is scheduled for 9PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The NBA playoff odds from game four of his series has the home team Memphis Grizzlies favored by -2 ½ points with an over under line of 180 ½ points. Early money from the bettors has not moved this betting line since it was released a few hours ago.
The San Antonio Spurs go up 3-0 in this best of seven playoff series after a 104-93 road overtime victory against the Memphis Grizzlies as a +4 ½ point underdog. The total landed over 180 points.
San Antonio got off to a poor start in Game 3 as they had to rally from a first quarter 18 point deficit in victory and made up 14 points by half time as the Spurs trailed just 44-40 at the break. The Spurs enjoyed a 50% shooting night and made 6 of 18 from the three point line. They got to the free throw line 22 times and made 16 shots. They survived having seven more turnovers than the Grizzlies. The Spurs had 58 points in the paint. Tony Parker led the Spurs with 26 points and five assists as he made 11 of his 22 shots. Tim Duncan chipped in with 24 points and ten boards on 11 of 19 from the floor. San Antonio has now won five straight playoff games and is 11-2 in the post season. They team is a very efficient club ranking in the top five of the NBA in points per game, field goal, three point and free throw shooting.
The Grizzlies had a poor shooting game as they make just 39.2% from the floor and 7 of 20 came from the three point line. The Grizzlies lost the game at the free throw line as the team missed 10 of 18 shots. Mike Conley led Memphis with 20 points and four assists as he made 8 of his 21 shots. Marc Gasol contributed with 14 points and pulled down 15 rebounds on 7 of 18 shooting. It was another poor shooting game for Zach Randolph as he connected on just 5 of 14 from the floor. Randolph is shooting just 12 of 40 for this series. Memphis is a very good defensive club ranking in the top three in the NBA in points allowed per game, field goal and three point shooting defense. Unfortunately they are a bottom third team in the league in all three key areas of offense. Memphis has averaged just 85 points a game in regulation in the three games of this series.