Brooklyn Nets at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 6 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 6-12. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.6 as they are averaging 111.3 points per game while giving up 114.9 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 7-11. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 99.4 points per game and surrendering 101.1, good for a point differential of -1.7.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 11-7-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 10-7-1 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-12-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 5-13-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/13/17 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee is out indefinitely
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/25/17 F Brandan Wright Groin is "?" Sunday vs. Brooklyn
11/20/17 SG Wayne Selden Quad is out indefinitely
11/17/17 PG Mike Conley Achilles is out indefinitely
DeMarre Carroll averages 13.2 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%.
Marc Gasol averages 19.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Tyreke Evans averages 17.7 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets allow 114.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.2 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league. Brooklyn averages 111.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.67 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies surrender 101.1 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 20.1 assists allowed per contest, and 22nd with 44.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 18th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game this season. Memphis is 27th in the league with 99.4 points per game this year. They are 20th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.67. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They are 28th in the league in rebounding with 39.8 boards per game and 21st in assists per contest with 21.1. The Grizzlies are 29th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Nets are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.8, and their defensive rating of 110.3 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 104.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 18th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league. Brooklyn is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 10th in the league.
Memphis is 25th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 24th in the NBA. The Grizzlies are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 105.9, and their offensive rating of 104.2 is ranked 19th. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 20th. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis -6
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