Monday, February 13, 2017
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, February 13, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 7.5 point favorites.
The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 33-23. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.2 as they are averaging 100.8 points per game while giving up 99.6 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 9-45. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.1 points per game and surrendering 114.0, good for a point differential of -8.8.
Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Marc Gasol averages 20.8 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Brook Lopez averages 20.5 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Memphis averages 100.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.25 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 13.1 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.6 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 categories. Opponents average 42.6 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 19.7 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Brooklyn averages 105.1 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.83 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 44 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 1st with 17.1 per game. The Nets allow 114 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Nets force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 107 and a defensive rating of 105.7. In terms of pace they average 92.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Nets rating on offense is 103 and they have a defensive rating of 111.6. They get 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 15.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 29-27-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 27-28-1 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 23-29-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 28-26-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/28/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
02/12/17 F Quincy Acy Ankle "?" Monday vs. Memphis
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis -7.5
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