Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 9-5. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.9 as they are averaging 97.4 points per game while giving up 96.5 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 4-10. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 98.0 points per game and surrendering 107.1, good for a point differential of -9.1.
Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Mike Conley averages 19.2 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.6 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Joel Embiid averages 18.4 points per game while playing 22.2 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Ersan Ilyasova averages 10.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Memphis averages 97.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 14.7 per game. The Grizzlies allow 96.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.9 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 19.1 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 98 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 29th with 17.2 per game. The 76ers allow 107.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The 76ers force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 103.8 and a defensive rating of 102.8. In terms of pace they average 92.5 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 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The 76ers rating on offense is 99 and they have a defensive rating of 108.3. They get 97.5 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 34% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 15.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 8-6-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-7-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 8-6-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 8-6-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/22/16 F James Ennis Calf "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
11/20/16 F Chandler Parsons Knee out indefinitely
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
10/21/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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