Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 4-16. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.9 as they are averaging 97.8 points per game while giving up 107.8 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 13-8. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 97.5 points per game and surrendering 98.3, good for a point differential of -0.9.
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Joel Embiid comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 23.2 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Ersan Ilyasova averages 11.8 points per game in 24.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Marc Gasol averages 18.4 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Mike Conley averages 19.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Philadelphia averages 97.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 17.3 per game. The 76ers allow 107.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Memphis averages 97.5 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 51 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 15th with 14 per game. The Grizzlies allow 98.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 19.3 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Grizzlies force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 99 and a defensive rating of 109. In terms of pace they average 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 103.1 and they have a defensive rating of 104. They get 92.7 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 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 11-9-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 12-8-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 11-10-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 10-10-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/05/16 C Jahlil Okafor Illness "?" Monday vs. Denver
12/05/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist is downgraded to expected to miss Monday vs. Denver
12/05/16 F Robert Covington Knee expected to miss next 3 games
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
10/21/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
12/05/16 G Vince Carter Hip is downgraded to expected to miss Monday vs. New Orleans
11/29/16 PG Mike Conley Back out indefinitely
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
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis -5
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