Monday, March 28, 2016
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, March 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 61-12 and a road record of 24-12. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 11.7 as they are averaging 104.3 points per game while giving up 92.6 per contest. San Antonio is 11-2 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 38-6. They are 8-2 in their last 10 games. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 41-32 and a home record of 25-11. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 99.2 points per game and surrendering 100.7, good for a point differential of -1.5. Memphis has a division record of 7-7 and a conference record of 25-21. In their last 10 games they are 3-7.
Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest averaging 21 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.9 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 8.6 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Tony Allen averages 8.2 points per game while playing 25.5 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Zach Randolph averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
San Antonio averages 104.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 11.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 50.6 rebounds per game and 24.8 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 13.2 per game. The Spurs allow 92.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.2 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Memphis averages 99.2 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 49.4 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 8th with 13.4 per game. The Grizzlies allow 100.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Spurs average 102.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 104.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.7 per contest. The Spurs have an offensive rating of 110.8 and a defensive rating of 98.4. In terms of pace they average 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 22% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Grizzlies score 102.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 102.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.6 points per game. The Grizzlies rating on offense is 105.4 and they have a defensive rating of 107. They get 93.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 22% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 12.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 41-31-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 32-40-1 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 38-33-2 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 41-31-1 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
03/27/16 F Kawhi Leonard Quad "?" Monday vs. Memphis
03/27/16 F LaMarcus Aldridge Rest "?" Monday vs. Memphis
03/27/16 G Manu Ginobili Rest expected to miss Monday vs. Memphis
03/27/16 F Tim Duncan Rest expected to miss Monday vs. Memphis
03/27/16 PG Tony Parker Rest expected to miss Monday vs. Memphis
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/09/15 G Jordan Adams Knee out indefinitely
03/27/16 F Zach Randolph Ankle doubtful Monday vs. San Antonio
03/16/16 F P.J. Hairston Hamstring expected to miss 2-3 weeks
03/12/16 PG Mike Conley Achilles expected to miss 3-4 weeks
02/29/16 F Brandan Wright Knee out indefinitely
02/09/16 C Marc Gasol Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis
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