Grizzlies vs. Warriors NBA Preview (3/20/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on March 20, 2024 - Last Updated on March 27, 2024
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Warriors Vs. Grizzlies Preview

The Golden State Warriors host the Memphis Grizzlies in a Western Conference game at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the Chase Center in San Francisco. The game will air on ESPN.

Grizzlies vs. Warriors pregame odds

According to the latest NBA betting odds, the Warriors are -11 home favorites over the Grizzlies. The teams have split two meetings this season. In the last one, Golden State came out on top 121-101, covering the spread as a -7.5 road favorite. Current odds at Massachusetts sports betting apps are as follows:

  • DraftKings: Warriors -11, over/under 219.0
  • FanDuel: Warriors -11, over/under 219.0
  • Caesars: Warriors -11, over/under 217.5
  • BetMGM: Warriors -10.5, over/under 218.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Grizzlies vs. Warriors. 

Grizzlies vs. Warriors projected starting lineups (3/20/24)

Grizzlies starting lineup tonight

PG: Desmond Bane
SG: John Konchar
SF: GG Jackson
PF: Santi Aldama (game-time decision)
C: Jaren Jackson Jr.

Warriors starting lineup tonight

PG: Stephen Curry
SG: Brandin Podziemski
SF: Andrew Wiggins
PF: Jonathan Kuminga
C: Draymond Green (game-time decision)

Projected starting lineups & injuries for each team are provided by Sportsdata.

Grizzlies vs. Warriors injuries for tonight’s game

Memphis has had a long list of injuries for most of the season. Marcus Smart, Zaire Williams, and Ja Morant are the most notable names out for extended time. In more recent injuries, Vince Williams and Luke Kennard are out, leaving Memphis thin in the backcourt. Santi Aldama is also a game-time decision, leaving GG Jackson all the minutes he can handle.

Draymond Green is questionable with a lower back injury. He has played in recent games despite the injury designation. However, if he misses tonight’s game, Trayce Jackson-Davis would see more minutes.

Team standings & stats for tonight’s game

The playoff-bound Warriors will take on an injury-depleted Memphis team. Find stats and standings for tonight’s game below.

Memphis Grizzlies team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The Grizzlies are 13th in the Western Conference at 23-46, and 15-19 in road games to date. Memphis is 3-7 over its last 10 games and enters on a three-game losing streak. On Monday, they dropped a 121-111 overtime decision to the Sacramento Kings. Below are the Grizzlies’ rankings in key team stats on the season:

  • Points per game: 105.9 (30th)
  • Points allowed per game: 112.4 (10th)
  • Rebounds per game: 42.1 (25th)
  • Assists per game: 24.9 (23rd)
  • FG%: 43.7 (30th)
  • 3PT%: 34.8 (30th)

Golden State Warriors team stats ahead of tonight’s game

Coming off a 119-112 loss to the New York Knicks on Monday, the Warriors are 35-32 in the Western Conference. Going 5-5 in their last ten games, they hold a slim lead for the 10th spot in the standings. Stephen Curry will look to rebound against Memphis, who are 1-1 against the Warriors on the year.

  • Points per game: 118.3 (7th)
  • Points allowed per game: 116.8 (19th)
  • Rebounds per game: 46.6 (2nd)
  • Assists per game: 29.0 (5th)
  • FG%: 47.2 (16th)
  • 3PT%: 37.6 (8th)

Player stats for Grizzlies vs. Warriors on March 20

Desmond Bane and Stephen Curry will square off tonight, leading each respective team in scoring.

Memphis Grizzlies leaders before tonight’s game

For the Grizzlies, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Desmond Bane stood out as the team’s top performers during Monday’s loss to the Sacramento Kings, logging 25 points and 24 points respectively. GG Jackson’s 61.5% field goal percentage was another evening highlight. Here are the top five Memphis players after their most recent loss against the Kings:

  • Jaren Jackson Jr. (PF): 25 PTS, 2 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Desmond Bane (SG): 24 PTS, 5 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • GG Jackson (F): 22 PTS, 7 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Santi Aldama (PF): 14 PTS, 9 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Jake LaRavia (F): 12 PTS, 8 RBS, 5 ASTS

Decimated by injuries this season, Ja Morant and Marcus Smart leave a lot of scoring on the table for Memphis to produce in their absence. The Grizzlies will lean on Desmond Bane and Jaren Jackson Jr. for their offense. After losing to Golden State, the Grizzlies look to get in the win column when they play the LA Lakers. Here are the season leaders for the Grizzlies going into tonight’s game:

  • Ja Morant (PG): 25.1 PPG, 4.6 RPG, 8.1 APG
  • Desmond Bane (SG): 24.4 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 5.3 APG
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. (PF): 22.4 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 2.3 APG
  • Marcus Smart (PG): 14.5 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 4.3 APG
  • GG Jackson (F): 12.8 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 0.9 APG

Golden State Warriors leaders before tonight’s game

Steph Curry scored 27 points against the New York Knicks, but it wasn’t enough for the Warriors as they lost 119-112. Trayce Jackson added 19 points off the bench for Golden State. Here are the Warriors’ leaders from their loss to New York on Monday:

  • Steph Curry (PG): 27 PTS, 5 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Trayce Jackson-Davis (F): 19 PTS, 9 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Klay Thompson (SG): 18 PTS, 2 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Jonathan Kuminga (PF): 16 PTS, 1 RB, 1 AST
  • Chris Paul (PG): 14 PTS, 4 RBS, 4 ASTS

As has been the case for nearly a decade, Golden State is led by the duo of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Here are the season leaders for the Warriors heading into Wednesday night’s game:

  • Stephen Curry: 27.0 PPG, 4.4 RBG, 4.9 APG
  • Klay Thompson: 17.2 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 2.3 APG
  • Jonathan Kuminga: 16.2 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 2.1 APG
  • Andrew Wiggins: 12.6 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 1.7 APG
  • Brandin Podziemski: 9.5 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 3.9 APG
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