Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 0-3. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -10.7 as they are averaging 98.3 points per game while giving up 109 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 2-1. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 106 points per game and surrendering 104, good for a point differential of 2.
Anthony Davis comes into this contest averaging 37.7 points per game while playing 37.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 12.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Tim Frazier averages 13.7 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.3 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 40%.
Marc Gasol averages 19.3 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Mike Conley averages 19.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 6.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
New Orleans averages 98.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 19% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 24.7 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 12 per game. The Pelicans allow 109 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 59.7 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Memphis averages 106 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 54 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 9th with 13 per game. The Grizzlies allow 104 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.3 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
The Pelicans have an offensive rating of 94.8 and a defensive rating of 105.1. In terms of pace they average 103.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 44%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 48% and they shoot 3 pointers on 23% of their shots. New Orleans turns the ball over an average of 10.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 110.3 and they have a defensive rating of 108.2. They get 92.9 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. Memphis turns the ball over on 11.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 1-2-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-0-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/01/16 G Langston Galloway Foot probable Tuesday vs. Milwaukee
10/22/16 PG Jrue Holiday Personal out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Tyreke Evans Knee out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/31/16 F Chandler Parsons Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Minnesota
10/31/16 G Tony Allen Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Minnesota
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis
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