Saturday, November 7, 2015
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Saturday, November 7, 2015. The opening line for this game has Utah as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 192.
The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 3-3 and a road record of 2-2. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -11 as they are averaging 92.8 points per game while giving up 103.8 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 3-2 and a home record of 0-1. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 94.2 points per game and surrendering 86.2, good for a point differential of 8.
Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Zach Randolph averages 13 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Alec Burks averages 15.2 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Derrick Favors averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1 assist per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Memphis averages 92.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -11 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 13 per game. The Grizzlies allow 103.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 42% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.7 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 25.2 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Utah averages 94.2 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 54.6 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 1st with 11.4 per game. The Jazz allow 86.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.4 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 17.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 2-4-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 2-3-1 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 1-4-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
No key injuries to discuss
Utah Jazz Injuries
11/06/15 F Derrick Favors Flu probable Saturday vs. Memphis
10/23/15 G Dante Exum ACL out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis
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