Friday, November 18, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, November 18, 2016. The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 6-5. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.6 as they are averaging 98.7 points per game while giving up 102.4 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 2-8. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 93.7 points per game and surrendering 100.2, good for a point differential of -6.5.
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Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Mike Conley averages 19.8 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.5 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Harrison Barnes averages 22.9 points per game while playing 38.1 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. J.J. Barea averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 96%.
Memphis averages 98.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 51.5 rebounds per game and 19.9 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.7 per game. The Grizzlies allow 102.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.8 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Dallas averages 93.7 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.5 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 31% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 47 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 5th with 12.1 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Mavericks force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 103.5 and a defensive rating of 107.3. In terms of pace they average 93.7 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 31% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Mavericks rating on offense is 99.2 and they have a defensive rating of 106.1. They get 92.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 47%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Dallas turns the ball over on 11.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 16.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-4-1 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 3-7-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 3-7-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/17/16 F Chandler Parsons Knee "?" Friday vs. Dallas
11/16/16 G Tony Allen Hamstring out indefinitely
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/17/16 F Dirk Nowitzki Achilles "?" Friday vs. Memphis
11/16/16 PG Deron Williams Calf injured last game, doubtful Friday vs. Memphis
11/16/16 PG Jose Juan Barea Calf out indefinitely
10/26/16 PG Devin Harris Toe expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas +3.5
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