Friday, February 10, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, February 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 8 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 44-8. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.2 as they are averaging 118.3 points per game while giving up 105.1 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 33-22. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 100.7 points per game and surrendering 99.1, good for a point differential of 1.5.
Kevin Durant comes into this contest averaging 25.7 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Stephen Curry averages 25.3 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
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Marc Gasol averages 20.8 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Mike Conley averages 19.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 6.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Golden State averages 118.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.19 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 31.2 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 15 per game. The Warriors allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Memphis averages 100.7 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.55 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 17th in the NBA. They average 43.3 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 24th with 12.9 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 19.5 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Grizzlies force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116.7 and a defensive rating of 103.7. In terms of pace they average 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 107 and they have a defensive rating of 105.3. They get 92.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 25-25-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 22-30-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 29-26-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 26-28-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/01/17 C Zaza Pachulia Shoulder expected to miss 1-2 weeks
01/18/17 F David West Thumb expected to miss 2 weeks
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
02/09/17 F Zach Randolph Foot "?" Friday vs. Golden State
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -8
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