Memphis Grizzlies at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks & Predictions 11/13/2017
Monday, November 13, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, November 13, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 4 point favorites.
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The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 7-5. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 98.1 points per game while giving up 95.8 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 6-6. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 99.4 points per game and surrendering 101.5, good for a point differential of -2.1.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-6-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-9-0 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 5-5-2 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 6-6-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/19/17 F JaMychal Green Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/11/17 F Mirza Teletovic Knee is OUT Monday vs. Memphis
10/16/17 F Jabari Parker Knee is out indefinitely
Marc Gasol averages 18.9 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 30 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Khris Middleton averages 17.3 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 95.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.7 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they give up 18.6 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league. Memphis averages 98.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.25 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 19 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 12 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks surrender 101.5 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 21 assists allowed per contest, and 5th with 40.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks are 9th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game this season. Milwaukee is 24th in the league with 99.4 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is -2.08. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game and 4th in assists per contest with 23.8. The Bucks are 28th in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Grizzlies are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107, and their defensive rating of 104.5 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 91.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 18th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league. Memphis is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 29th in the league.
Milwaukee is 15th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 5th in the NBA. The Bucks are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 110.4, and their offensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 8th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 91.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 4th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee -4
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