Sunday, December 13, 2015
American Airlines Arena
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Sunday, December 13, 2015. The opening line for this game has Miami as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 190.
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The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 13-11 and a road record of 6-5. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.3 as they are averaging 96 points per game while giving up 101.3 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 12-9 and a home record of 10-4. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 95.4 points per game and surrendering 93.7, good for a point differential of 1.7.
Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Zach Randolph averages 14.1 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 8.9 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Dwyane Wade averages 18.7 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Chris Bosh averages 17.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Memphis averages 96 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 48.7 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 13.8 per game. The Grizzlies allow 101.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Miami averages 95.4 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 52 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 12th with 14.6 per game. The Heat allow 93.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 19.3 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Heat force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 10-14-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 11-12-1 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 9-12-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 4-17-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
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
Miami Heat Injuries
12/12/15 G Tyler Johnson Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Memphis
Guy's Pick: Take Miami
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