Friday, November 13, 2015
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The Portland Trail Blazers travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, November 13, 2015. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.
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The Trail Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 4-5 and a road record of 2-2. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.4 as they are averaging 103.4 points per game while giving up 103.9 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 3-6 and a home record of 1-2. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 90.2 points per game and surrendering 100.7, good for a point differential of -10.4.
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 26.9 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Trail Blazers. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. C.J. McCollum averages 20.9 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Marc Gasol averages 14.7 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Zach Randolph averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Portland averages 103.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 15.2 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 103.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.9 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 18.4 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Memphis averages 90.2 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.4 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 6th with 14.1 per game. The Grizzlies allow 100.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 6-2-1 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-6-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 2-6-1 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
11/12/15 PG Damian Lillard Thumb probable Friday vs. Memphis
11/12/15 C Meyers Leonard Shoulder injured last game, expected to miss Friday vs. Memphis
10/29/15 F Cliff Alexander Knee out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/12/15 F Brandan Wright Knee "?" Friday vs. Portland
11/12/15 G James Ennis Acquired probable Friday vs. Portland
11/12/15 G Mario Chalmers Acquired probable Friday vs. Portland
11/09/15 G Jordan Adams Knee out indefinitely
11/09/15 F Jarell Martin Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Portland
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