Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 30-22 and a road record of 11-13. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.3 as they are averaging 97.9 points per game while giving up 99.2 per contest. Memphis is 6-5 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 16-15. They are 7-3 in their last 10 games. The Nets have an overall record of 14-39 and a home record of 10-20. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 96.4 points per game and surrendering 103.5, good for a point differential of -7.1. Brooklyn has a division record of 4-6 and a conference record of 8-24. In their last 10 games they are 3-7.
Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Mike Conley averages 14.8 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Brook Lopez averages 20.2 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Thaddeus Young averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Memphis averages 97.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 49.3 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 13.2 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 96.4 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 21st with 15 per game. The Nets allow 103.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.7 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Nets force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies average 95.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 102.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.3 per contest. The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 104.4 and a defensive rating of 105.7. In terms of pace they average 92.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 22% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Nets score 97.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 110.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -6 points per game. The Nets rating on offense is 101.5 and they have a defensive rating of 108.9. They get 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 21% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 13.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 24-26-2 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 28-23-1 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 26-26-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 25-27-1 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
12/16/15 F Brandan Wright Knee out indefinitely
11/09/15 G Jordan Adams Knee out indefinitely
02/09/16 C Marc Gasol Leg doubtful Wednesday vs. Brooklyn
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle expected to miss 8-10 weeks
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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