NBA Betting: Warriors Try To Wrap Up Grizz

The Memphis Grizzlies face a must-win game at home on Wednesday night as they head into Game 5 of their series with the Golden State Warriors down 3-1.

At Bovada Sportsbook, the Warriors are 3.5-point road favorites. Golden State took a 3-1 series lead on Monday night with a 101-98 win as a 9.5-point home favorite. The Warriors trailed for most of the game but grabbed the lead late in the fourth quarter and held on for the win.

After losing against the spread in Game 4, the Warriors are now 1-3 ATS in the series and 4-5 ATS during their playoff run. On the road, the Warriors are 5-2 SU and 3-4 ATS in their last seven, which includes losing three straight ATS. Golden State was favored in all seven of those road games.

The Grizzlies can hope returning home will get them back into this series. At home, the Grizzlies are 3-1 SU and ATS in their last four games, which includes winning Game 2 of this series 106-101 as 2-point underdogs. When listed as a home underdog this season, Memphis was a strong 7-2 SU and 8-1 ATS.

Underdogs have 3 upset wins in Celtics-Bucks series

Also on tap Wednesday night is Game 5 between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Boston Celtics. The series is tied 2-2 and in Game 5 the Celtics are listed as 5.5-point home favorites at Bovada.

Boston drew even in the series with a 116-108 win over Milwaukee as a 1.5-point road underdog in Game 4. After the Bucks lost that game, the favorite is now 1-3 SU in the series. Boston is 5-1 SU in its last six home games but only 3-3 ATS.

Milwaukee has been a bad bet lately with three straight losses ATS. On the road, the Bucks have rewarded bettors with a 3-1 SU and ATS record in their last four, and a 7-2 SU and ATS record in their last nine. For totals bettors, the Bucks’ eight-game UNDER streak was snapped in Game 4 when the final score went OVER the posted total.

In eight matchups between the Celtics and Bucks this season, including the playoffs, they’ve split the season series 4-4. The numbers look different against the spread with Boston going 7-1 ATS in those eight games. Going back further, the Celtics are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 vs the Bucks. At home to Milwaukee, Boston is 5-1 SU and ATS in the last six.