Saturday, December 10, 2016
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The Golden State Warriors travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 20-3. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.6 as they are averaging 119.3 points per game while giving up 105.7 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 16-8. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 97.5 points per game and surrendering 97.9, good for a point differential of -0.4.
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Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 25.9 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 93%. Kevin Durant averages 26.2 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Marc Gasol averages 19.9 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 6.1 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 80%. Mike Conley averages 19.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Golden State averages 119.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 31.8 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 14.8 per game. The Warriors allow 105.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.3 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Memphis averages 97.5 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 19.8 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 15th with 13.9 per game. The Grizzlies allow 97.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 19.2 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Grizzlies force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 117.9 and a defensive rating of 104.4. In terms of pace they average 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 102.1 and they have a defensive rating of 102.5. They get 93.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 47%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 12.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 12-10-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 13-10-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 13-11-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 11-12-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/09/16 F Draymond Green Ankle probable Saturday vs. Memphis
12/09/16 C Zaza Pachulia Wrist probable Saturday vs. Memphis
10/22/16 C Damian Jones Pectoral out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
12/09/16 G Vince Carter Hip "?" Saturday vs. Golden State
11/29/16 PG Mike Conley Back out indefinitely
11/22/16 F James Ennis Calf out indefinitely
11/20/16 F Chandler Parsons Knee out indefinitely
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis +8
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