Sunday, April 3, 2016
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Sunday, April 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 41-35 and a road record of 16-21. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.7 as they are averaging 99.1 points per game while giving up 100.8 per contest. Memphis is 42559 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 25-23. They are 42408 in their last 10 games. The Magic have an overall record of 32-44 and a home record of 20-17. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.7 points per game and surrendering 103.2, good for a point differential of -1.5. Orlando has a division record of 42439 and a conference record of 19-28. In their last 10 games they are 42436.
Tony Allen comes into this contest averaging 8.1 points per game while playing 25.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 64%. Zach Randolph averages 15.1 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Evan Fournier averages 14.9 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Victor Oladipo averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Memphis averages 99.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 49.6 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 13.3 per game. The Grizzlies allow 100.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Orlando averages 101.7 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 14th with 14.3 per game. The Magic allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Magic force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies average 96.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 95.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7.3 per contest. The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 105.4 and a defensive rating of 107.3. In terms of pace they average 93.2 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 12.4 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 Magic score 103.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 121 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 17 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 2.2 points per game. The Magic rating on offense is 104.8 and they have a defensive rating of 106.4. They get 95.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Orlando turns the ball over on 13 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 39-35-2 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 42-33-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 42-33-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 37-39-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/09/15 G Jordan Adams Knee out indefinitely
03/16/16 F P.J. Hairston Hamstring expected to miss 2-3 weeks
03/12/16 PG Mike Conley Achilles expected to miss 3-4 weeks
02/29/16 F Brandan Wright Knee out indefinitely
02/09/16 C Marc Gasol Foot out for season
Orlando Magic Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Orlando
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