Friday, November 4, 2016
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, November 4, 2016. The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 3-1. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 9.2 as they are averaging 100.3 points per game while giving up 91.0 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 3-2. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 97.4 points per game and surrendering 102.2, good for a point differential of -4.8.
Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Blake Griffin averages 20 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 10.8 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Marc Gasol averages 16.5 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Mike Conley averages 19.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Los Angeles averages 100.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 57.2 rebounds per game and 18 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14 per game. The Clippers allow 91 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.2 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 17.2 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 18.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Memphis averages 97.4 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 54.2 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 24th with 16.2 per game. The Grizzlies allow 102.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 100.5 and a defensive rating of 91.2. In terms of pace they average 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 16.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 99.2 and they have a defensive rating of 104.1. They get 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 46%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 14.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 3-1-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/03/16 F Paul Pierce Ankle "?" Friday vs. Memphis
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/01/16 F Chandler Parsons Knee out indefinitely
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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