Friday, November 27, 2015
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, November 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 196.
The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 10-7 and a road record of 4-4. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 102.2 points per game while giving up 99.8 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 9-7 and a home record of 5-2. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 96.2 points per game and surrendering 99.4, good for a point differential of -3.2.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Paul Millsap averages 18.5 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 9.4 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Marc Gasol averages 15.4 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Zach Randolph averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Atlanta averages 102.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 48.1 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 15.2 per game. The Hawks allow 99.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Memphis averages 96.2 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 47.5 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 3rd with 13.6 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 17.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 7-9-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 8-9-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 8-8-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-9-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/26/15 G Kent Bazemore Ankle "?" Friday vs. Memphis
11/26/15 F Tiago Splitter Hip "?" Friday vs. Memphis
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/26/15 F Zach Randolph Knee "?" Friday vs. Atlanta
11/14/15 F Brandan Wright Knee out indefinitely
11/09/15 F Jarell Martin Foot out indefinitely
11/09/15 G Jordan Adams Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta
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