Monday, December 26, 2016
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Monday, December 26, 2016. The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 20-12. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.2 as they are averaging 97.4 points per game while giving up 97.3 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 14-18. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 98.3 points per game and surrendering 102.5, good for a point differential of -4.2.
Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 34 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Zach Randolph averages 12.9 points per game in 22.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Nikola Vucevic averages 12.8 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 10.6 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 60%. Evan Fournier averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Memphis averages 97.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 53.5 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 13.7 per game. The Grizzlies allow 97.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 19 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Orlando averages 98.3 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 6th with 12.8 per game. The Magic allow 102.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Magic force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 102.5 and a defensive rating of 102.4. In terms of pace they average 92.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Magic rating on offense is 102.6 and they have a defensive rating of 107. They get 95.2 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 30% of their shot attempts. Orlando turns the ball over on 11.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 17-15-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 13-18-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 13-17-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 13-19-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
12/15/16 F Deyonta Davis Foot out indefinitely
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/24/16 G Evan Fournier Heel "?" Monday vs. Memphis
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando
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