Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Toyota Center to play the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 197.
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The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 7-7 and a road record of 3-5. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.4 as they are averaging 94.8 points per game while giving up 100.1 per contest. The Rockets have an overall record of 5-9 and a home record of 3-6. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 100.2 points per game and surrendering 107.1, good for a point differential of -6.9.
Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Zach Randolph averages 14.5 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
James Harden averages 27.9 points per game while playing 38.9 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Dwight Howard averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.6 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Memphis averages 94.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 47.4 rebounds per game and 21 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 13.6 per game. The Grizzlies allow 100.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Houston averages 100.2 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 54.6 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 27th with 16.9 per game. The Rockets allow 107.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.1 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 24.4 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Rockets force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-8-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 5-8-1 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 3-11-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 5-7-2 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/23/15 F Zach Randolph Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Dallas
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
Houston Rockets Injuries
11/21/15 PG Patrick Beverley Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Memphis
11/18/15 F Sam Dekker Back out indefinitely
11/06/15 F Donatas Motiejunas Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Houston
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