Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 11-7. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.4 as they are averaging 96.9 points per game while giving up 97.3 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 11-6. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 109.1 points per game and surrendering 104.3, good for a point differential of 4.8.
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Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Marc Gasol averages 18 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 29.2 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 5.3 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 82%. Kyle Lowry averages 19.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 38 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 7.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Memphis averages 96.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 19.8 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14.2 per game. The Grizzlies allow 97.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 19.5 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Toronto averages 109.1 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 3rd with 11.8 per game. The Raptors allow 104.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.8 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The Raptors force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 102.1 and a defensive rating of 102.5. In terms of pace they average 92.7 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 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Raptors rating on offense is 113.9 and they have a defensive rating of 108.9. They get 95.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 10.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-9-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 8-9-1 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 11-5-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 12-5-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/28/16 PG Mike Conley Back left last game, "?"
11/28/16 G Vince Carter Hip left last game, "?"
11/25/16 F Zach Randolph Personal out indefinitely
11/22/16 F James Ennis Calf out indefinitely
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
Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto -7
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