Memphis Grizzlies at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 3.5 point favorites.
The Grizzlies head into this matchup with a mark of 5-3. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.1 as they are averaging 100.4 points per contest while giving up 96.3 per game. The Clippers have an overall mark of 5-2. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 109.0 points per contest and giving up 100.1, which is a point differential of 8.9.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 4-4-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 1-7-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 5-2-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 2-5-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/03/17 PG Mike Conley Achilles is "?" Saturday vs. LA Clippers
11/03/17 G Wayne Selden Quad is "?" Saturday vs. LA Clippers
10/19/17 F JaMychal Green Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/22/17 PG Milos Teodosic Ankle is out indefinitely
Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 31 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Marc Gasol averages 20.4 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 9.6 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
DeAndre Jordan averages 9.4 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 15.3 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 59%. Blake Griffin averages 22.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 100.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.13 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 18.9 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 13.1 per game. The Grizzlies allow 96.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.1 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 19.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 7th in the league with 109 points per game this year. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.86. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 47.9 boards per game, and 19th in assists per contest with 21.1. The Clippers are 24th in turnovers per game with 14.6. The Clippers surrender 100.1 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 4th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 21.7 assists allowed per contest and 14th with 43.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Clippers are 11th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game this season.
The Grizzlies are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.2, and their defensive rating of 100.9 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 25th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league. Memphis is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 29th in the league.
Los Angeles is 23rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 25th in the league. The Clippers are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.4, and their defensive rating of 102.3 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 10th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -3.5
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