Friday, January 6, 2017
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Friday, January 6, 2017. The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 22-16. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 98.8 points per game while giving up 98.6 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 31-5. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 117.5 points per game and surrendering 105.1, good for a point differential of 12.4.
Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 19.7 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Mike Conley averages 18.3 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.7 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Kevin Durant averages 25.8 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Stephen Curry averages 24.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Memphis averages 98.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 13 per game. The Grizzlies allow 98.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 19.6 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Golden State averages 117.5 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.4 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 31.2 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 23rd with 15.1 per game. The Warriors allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.7 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 104.6 and a defensive rating of 104.3. In terms of pace they average 92.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% 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 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116.3 and they have a defensive rating of 104. They get 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 57%. 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 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 19-19-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 18-19-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 16-19-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 17-19-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
12/15/16 F Deyonta Davis Foot out indefinitely
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
01/05/17 F JaMychal Green Facial "?" Friday vs. Golden State
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/05/17 PG Patrick McCaw Illness "?" Friday vs. Memphis
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State
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