Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs Game 1 Odds

Published on May 19th, 2013 2:22 pm EST
The San Antonio Spurs will play host to the Memphis Grizzlies later today in Game 1 of their Western Conference Final series. The winner of this series will move on to face the winner of Miami/Indiana.

San Antonio earned their spot in the Western Conference finals by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors, while the Memphis Grizzles beat the Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder.

Let's take a look at the Game 1 betting odds:

Memphis Grizzlies, +4 1/2
San Antonio Spurs, -4 1/2

Now, here are the straight up odds for this game:

Memphis Grizzlies, +165
San Antonio Spurs, -190

So, if you wanted to wager $100 on the Grizzlies and they managed to win Game 1, you would clear a total of $165 in profit. A successful $190 wager on the Spurs, on the other hand, would return a total profit of $100.

The over/under line is set at 182 points:

Over 182 points, -110
Under 182 points, -110


The series price for the Grizzlies/Spurs is:

Memphis Grizzlies, +120
San Antonio Spurs, -140

As you can see, the Spurs are a slight favorite due to their home court advantage. The Grizzlies have been playing very well, however, and the Spurs will have their hands full as they look to return to the NBA Finals.

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