Friday, November 25, 2016
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The Miami Heat travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, November 25, 2016. The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 4-10. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.5 as they are averaging 95.1 points per game while giving up 97.6 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 10-5. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 97.9 points per game and surrendering 96.7, good for a point differential of 1.2.
Hassan Whiteside comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 15.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 58%. Justise Winslow averages 11.6 points per game in 35.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 33% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Mike Conley averages 19.6 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Marc Gasol averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Miami averages 95.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.5 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 55.6 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.1 per game. The Heat allow 97.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 19.1 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Memphis averages 97.9 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 19.9 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 19th with 14.7 per game. The Grizzlies allow 96.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 19.5 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Grizzlies force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
The Heat have an offensive rating of 100.3 and a defensive rating of 102.9. In terms of pace they average 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 102.7 and they have a defensive rating of 101.4. They get 92.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 13.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 6-8-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 6-8-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 8-7-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 7-7-1 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
11/22/16 F Justise Winslow Wrist "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
11/22/16 F Willie Reed Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
11/10/16 G Wayne Ellington Quad out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
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
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis -6
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