Sunday, November 6, 2016
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The Portland Blazers travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, November 6, 2016. The Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 3-3. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.2 as they are averaging 109.7 points per game while giving up 111.8 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 3-3. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 95.8 points per game and surrendering 101.7, good for a point differential of -5.8.
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 34.2 points per game while playing 36.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Blazers. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. C.J. McCollum averages 18.8 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Marc Gasol averages 17.4 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Mike Conley averages 21.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 6.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Portland averages 109.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 15 per game. The Blazers allow 111.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 57.7 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 19.8 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Memphis averages 95.8 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.8 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 55 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 24th with 16.7 per game. The Grizzlies allow 101.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Blazers have an offensive rating of 105.7 and a defensive rating of 107.8. In terms of pace they average 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Portland turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 98 and they have a defensive rating of 103.9. They get 94.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 46%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 14.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 5-1-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Portland Blazers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/05/16 F Chandler Parsons Knee "?" Sunday vs. Portland
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis
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