Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 4-26-23 NBA Tips, Best Picks and Odds

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/26/23 – The Los Angeles Lakers gained control of the series with their 117-111 overtime win on Monday. LeBron James made sure they needed extra five minutes by sinking a late layup in overtime to force an overtime period. The Lakers currently leads 3-1. They need one more win to eliminate the Grizzlies and advance to the second round but according to the latest NBA betting lines Memphis Grizzlies will be winning this game.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET

Location: FedExForum Memphis, TN


Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/26/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +155

Spread: +4 (-108)

Total: 222 over (-110)


Moneyline: -175

Spread: -4 (-112)

Total: 222 under (-110)

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Analysis

In Game 4 Overtime, the Los Angeles Lakers won with a score of 117-111 against the Grizzlies with 17 fouls while 26 were committed by Grizzlies. They also made 9 of 42 attempts from beyond the 3-point arc. Memphis shot 85.7% from the free throw line by making 18 of 21 attempts; additionally they grabbed 49 rebounds and had 11 blocks. Memphis totaled 26 dimes and had 7 steals in this matchup while Los Angeles allowed their opponent to shoot 39.6% from the floor on 42 of 106 shots taken; additionally they recorded 22 assists while forcing 13 turnovers and having 5 steals against them. Los Angeles finished their game with 52 boards collected; 13 of these being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, Los Angeles shot 25 out of 31 shots at an 80.6% rate. Los Angeles finished their field goal percentage at 43.6% and scored 10 3-point baskets from 36 3-point attempts taken during their matchup. Austin Reaves had an impactful role in this contest. He scored 23 points on 7 out of 16 shooting, played 42 minutes, grabbed 4 rebounds and shot 43.8% from the floor overall while recording 6 assists.

Memphis Grizzlies allowed Los Angeles to collect 52 rebounds during Game 4. They shot 27.8% from three-point range with 10 of 36 attempts and shot 25 of 31 free throws during the contest. The Grizzlies allowed the Lakers to make 41 of 94 attempts from the field for a 43.6% shooting percentage in this contest, whereas they only managed 42 out of 106 attempts from their own field for 39.6% accuracy. Memphis shot 9 of 42 3-point attempts successfully. Additionally, they converted 18 free throw attempts at an 85.7% rate against the Lakers which sent Memphis back to the charity stripe 21 times during this game. In total, they turned over 13 times while recording 7 steals during this matchup. Furthermore, the Grizzlies recorded 33 defensive rebounds and 16 offensive rebounds for 49 in this game. Desmond Bane played an essential role in this contest for the Grizzlies. His field goal rate of 44.8% saw him make 13 out of 29 shots and total 7 rebounds; additionally, Bane scored 36 points over 47 minutes of playback as well as 3 assists during this matchup.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Against the Spread

The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Lakers’ last 13 games. The LA Lakers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games. The LA Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Memphis. The LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Memphis. The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 7 games on the road.

Memphis are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. Memphis are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games. The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Memphis’ last 20 games against LA Lakers. Memphis are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games at home. The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Memphis’ last 12 games when playing at home against the LA Lakers.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Free Pick

After beating the Grizzlies on Monday, the Lakers are one win away from moving onto the second round.  LeBron James seems confident he can replicate his performance from Monday, giving them an edge to advance. However, basketball betting experts believe the Grizzlies may keep their season alive for at least another game.

Free Pick: Memphis Grizzlies -4 (-112)