Thursday, December 3, 2015
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday, December 3, 2015. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 188.
The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 14-4 and a road record of 5-4. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 9 as they are averaging 98.8 points per game while giving up 89.8 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 11-8 and a home record of 6-3. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 97.1 points per game and surrendering 99.7, good for a point differential of -2.6.
LaMarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Kawhi Leonard averages 22.2 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Marc Gasol averages 16.1 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Zach Randolph averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
San Antonio averages 98.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.5 per game. The Spurs allow 89.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Memphis averages 97.1 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 48.3 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 5th with 13.8 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 11-7-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-13-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-10-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 8-10-1 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis
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