Memphis Grizzlies at Atlanta Hawks NBA Picks & Parlay 10/9/2017
Monday, October 9, 2017
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The Memphis Grizzlies head to Philips Arena to take on the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, October 9, 2017.
The Grizzlies come into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 43-39. They were 3rd in the Southwest Division. They had a point differential of 0.5 as they averaged 100.5 points per game while giving up 100.0 per contest. The Hawks had an overall record of 43-39 last season. They were 2nd in the Southeast Division. They averaged 103.2 points per game and surrendered 104.0, good for a point differential of -0.8.
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Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies were 41-41-0 against the spread last season
The Memphis Grizzlies were 39-42-1 against the over/under last year
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks were 39-43-0 against the spread last season
The Atlanta Hawks were 32-49-1 against the over/under last year
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
8/8/2017 Ben McLemore G Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 7
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/6/2017 Kent Bazemore F Rest Questionable for start of season
10/6/2017 Marco Belinelli G Rest Questionable for start of season
10/6/2017 Dennis Schroder G Rest Questionable for start of season
10/5/2017 Miles Plumlee C Quadriceps Questionable for start of season
10/3/2017 DeAndre' Bembry F Triceps Questionable for start of season
Mike Conley averaged 20.5 points per contest in 33.2 minutes per game last year. He averaged 6.3 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 46% for the season while his free throw percentage was 86%. Marc Gasol comes into this game after averaging 19.5 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 6.3 rebounds per contest and distributed 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage was 46% while his free throw percentage was 84%.
Kent Bazemore averaged 11 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 26.9 minutes per game. He also hauled in 3.2 rebounds per game and dished 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 41% and his free throw percentage was 71%. Dennis Schroder scored 17.9 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 3.1 rebounds per contest and had 6.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 45% and his free throw percentage was at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allowed 100 points per contest which was 3rd in the NBA. They also surrendered a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 42.1 rebounds a game which ranked 6th, and they allowed 20.1 assists per game which put them in 3rd place in the league. They forced 14.3 turnovers per game which ranked them 17th in the NBA. Memphis averaged 100.5 points per contest last year, which was 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin was 0.49 and their shooting percentage was 44% as a unit, which had them ranked 30th. From 3-point territory they shot 35%, which was good for 17th in the NBA. They averaged 42.8 boards per contest and 21.3 assists per game, which ranked them 23rd and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 25th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks gave up 104 points per game, which ranked them 10th in the league. Their defense surrendered a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 19th with 23.4 dimes allowed per game and 16th with 43.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawks were 29th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest last year. Atlanta was 21st in the NBA with 103.2 points per contest last season. They were 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin was -0.85. They shot 34% from beyond the arc, which was good for 23rd in the league. They were 9th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.3 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 23.6. The Hawks were 3rd in turnovers per contest with 15.8.
Memphis was 23rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 51%, which was 25th in the league. The Grizzlies were 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 107.1 was ranked 24th. In terms of pace they were 28th in the league with 92.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% was 28th. As a team they were 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league.
The Hawks were 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.9, and their defensive rating of 105.7 was ranked 27th last season. In terms of pace they were 10th in the league with 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% was 19th. As a team they were 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league. Atlanta was 3rd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 51%, which was 21st in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Memphis
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