Sans Ja Morant, the Grizzlies put a hurting on the Warriors on Wednesday night, tightening the series price in this Western Conference semifinal. Nevertheless, Memphis remains a longshot to take the next two games and advance to the conference finals, according to odds around the betting market.
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A 4.5-point underdog at home, Memphis rolled to a 134-95 win in Game 5. The series heads back to San Francisco for Game 6 on Friday night, and the Dubs are laying 8.5-points, per early betting numbers.
Grizzlies vs. Warriors Game 6 Odds
Is Memphis Worth A Play?
Wednesday’s blowout coupled with the Grizzlies’ impressive record when their best player is out emboldens underdog bettors looking at the Game 6 point spread, as well as the series price. Memphis went 20-5 without Morant during the regular season.
The Grizz got 21 points from three players – Jaren Jackson Jr, Tyus Jones, and Desmond Bane – in the Game 5 rout.
— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) May 12, 2022
Additionally, defense travels, as they say, and the Memphis D is among the best in the NBA. While the Warriors shot 45% from the field Wednesday night, they got up just 80 shots, outrebounded by a 55-37 count.
Odds To Win The NBA West
While the Warriors and Suns jockey for favorite status in the West, the difference in Grizzlies and Mavericks pricing jumps off the oddboard. These numbers are current as of Thursday afternoon. Always shop around various sportsbooks for the best odds for your wagers.
Warriors vs. Grizzlies Series Props
Here are odds on the correct series score prop at DraftKings. Be sure to peruse your sportsbooks apps for more props ahead of Warriors-Grizzlies Game 6:
Correct Score (DraftKings)
Warriors 4-2 -425
Warriors 4-3 +600
Grizzlies 4-3 +700
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