Monday, November 14, 2016
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Monday, November 14, 2016. The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 4-5. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.6 as they are averaging 97.0 points per game while giving up 102.6 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 7-4. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 97.6 points per game and surrendering 93.1, good for a point differential of 4.5.
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Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Marc Gasol averages 18.1 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Rudy Gobert averages 9.9 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 10.7 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage currently is at 61%. George Hill averages 20.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Memphis averages 97 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 15.6 per game. The Grizzlies allow 102.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Utah averages 97.6 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 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 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 49.3 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 9th with 12.7 per game. The Jazz allow 93.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 18.3 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Jazz force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 100.3 and a defensive rating of 106.1. In terms of pace they average 94.5 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 32% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Jazz rating on offense is 106.7 and they have a defensive rating of 101.7. They get 91.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Utah turns the ball over on 12.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-6-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 4-4-1 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 6-5-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 7-4-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/13/16 G Tony Allen Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Utah
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Utah Jazz Injuries
11/13/16 C Boris Diaw Leg "?" Monday vs. Memphis
11/13/16 F Derrick Favors Knee injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Memphis
11/13/16 PG George Hill Thumb "?" Monday vs. Memphis
10/24/16 PG Alec Burks Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Utah +4
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