Wednesday, November 16, 2016
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 5-5. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.4 as they are averaging 97.5 points per game while giving up 101.9 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 10-1. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 108.8 points per game and surrendering 92.2, good for a point differential of 16.6.
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Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Marc Gasol averages 18.6 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Blake Griffin averages 20.2 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Chris Paul averages 19.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 8.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Memphis averages 97.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 15.6 per game. The Grizzlies allow 101.9 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 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.2 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 108.8 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 16.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 55.4 rebounds per game and 22 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 4th with 12 per game. The Clippers allow 92.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 19 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Clippers force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 102.1 and a defensive rating of 106.7. In terms of pace they average 93.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 112 and they have a defensive rating of 94.9. They get 97.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 11 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 4-6-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 5-4-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 9-2-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/15/16 G Tony Allen Hamstring "?" Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/15/16 F Wesley Johnson Heel "?" Wednesday vs. Memphis
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -11
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