Indiana Pacers at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Picks & Predictions 11/15/2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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The Indiana Pacers travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 6.5 point favorites.
The Pacers head into this matchup with a mark of 6-8. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.1 as they are averaging 108.0 points per contest while giving up 109.1 per game. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 7-6. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 101.2 points per game and surrendering 99.9, good for a point differential of 1.3.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 7-7-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 7-7-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 4-9-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
09/29/17 G Glenn Robinson III Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/19/17 F JaMychal Green Ankle is out indefinitely
Darren Collison averages 11.6 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.5 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 23.4 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%.
Marc Gasol averages 18.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Mike Conley averages 17.1 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers allow 109.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.6 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league. Indiana averages 108 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.07 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 42.8 rebounds per game and 23 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies surrender 99.9 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 19.5 assists allowed per contest, and 17th with 44.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 19th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16 per game this season. Memphis is 26th in the league with 101.2 points per game this year. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.23. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They are 29th in the league in rebounding with 39.7 boards per game and 25th in assists per contest with 19.8. The Grizzlies are 30th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Pacers are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.1, and their defensive rating of 109.1 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 8th in the league with 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league. Indiana is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 4th in the league.
Memphis is 27th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 27th in the league. The Grizzlies are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.1, and their defensive rating of 104.8 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 95.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 18th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana +6.5
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