Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The Memphis Grizzlies head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, March 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 9.5 point favorites.
The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 40-32. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.7 as they are averaging 101.0 points per game while giving up 100.3 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 58-14. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 116.1 points per game and surrendering 104.4, good for a point differential of 11.7.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 37-35-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 35-36-1 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 33-37-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 27-45-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
03/13/17 F Chandler Parsons Knee out for season
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/25/17 G Andre Iguodala Undisclosed probable Sunday vs. Memphis
03/01/17 F Kevin Durant Knee out indefinitely
Mike Conley comes into this game averaging 20 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this year for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per contest and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Marc Gasol averages 19.9 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
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Klay Thompson averages 22.1 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Stephen Curry averages 24.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 101 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.72 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 43 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 12.9 per game. The Grizzlies allow 100.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 116.1 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.61 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 44.6 rebounds per game and 30.4 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 9th with 14.8 per game. The Warriors allow 104.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.7 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Warriors force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 107.6 and a defensive rating of 106.8. 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 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 115.3 and they have a defensive rating of 103.8. They get 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 56%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis +9.5
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