Memphis Grizzlies at Milwaukee Bucks Free NBA Picks & Odds 11-12-2016
by Josh Schonwald - 11/11/2016
Saturday, November 12, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 4-4. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.0 as they are averaging 97.1 points per game while giving up 102.1 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 4-4. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 103.6 points per game and surrendering 102.8, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Marc Gasol averages 18.1 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 20.6 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Jabari Parker averages 19.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Memphis averages 97.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 15.9 per game. The Grizzlies allow 102.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 103.6 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 19th with 15.9 per game. The Bucks allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.5 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Bucks force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 100 and a defensive rating of 105.1. In terms of pace they average 94.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% 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 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 105.8 and they have a defensive rating of 104.9. They get 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 14.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 6-2-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/11/16 PG Mike Conley Hamstring probable Saturday vs. Milwaukee
11/11/16 G Tony Allen Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Milwaukee
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee -2
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