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    Memphis Grizzlies versus LA Clippers Pick Prediction NBA Playoffs Game 4 Lines Odds Preview 4-27-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The Memphis Grizzlies will look to knot their best of seven NBA playoff series in Game 4 as they host the LA Clippers in a pro basketball game on Saturday afternoon. Tip off time from Memphis is scheduled for 4:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by TNT.

    The NBA playoff odds from game four has the home club Memphis Grizzlies favored by -3 ½ points with an over under line of 177 points. There has been no line movement in this game four NBA playoff game since the odds came out a few hours ago.

    The Grizzlies cut the LA Clippers margin in this NBA playoff series at 2-1 following a 94-82 home victory on Thursday to the LA Clippers as a -4 ½ point betting favorite. The game ended under 178 ½ points.

    The Clippers fell behind 47-39 at the half in defeat. They shot just 38.8% from the field and made 9 of 23 three pointers. LA had a good night from the free throw line making 21 of 23 shots. LA loses the game with 18 turnovers and pulled down 12 less rebounds than the Grizzlies. Blake Griffin had 15 points but only two rebounds as he made 5 of his 12 shots. Chris Paul had only eight points and four assists with 4 of 11 shooting and no free throw attempts. The Clippers have been good on both ends of the court this season. They are fourth in the NBA in shooting percentage as they make 47.8% from the field. On defense the Clips give up 94.6 points a game ranking fourth in the league in scoring defense.

    The Grizzlies survived a 38.8% shooting game and made 4 of 16 from beyond the arc. Memphis survived missing 10 of their 38 free throws. Zach Randolph led the team with 27 points and 11 rebounds as he made 9 of his 18 shots. Center Marc Gasol contributed with 16 points on 6 of 13 makes from the floor. Memphis is an outstanding defense as they rank in the top three in all three key categories of points per game, field goal and three point defending. The Grizzlies allow just 89.3 points a game along with 43.5% shooting.