Monday, January 30, 2017
US Airways Center
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Monday, January 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 4 point favorites.
The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 28-21. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 99.9 points per game while giving up 99.6 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 15-32. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.6 points per game and surrendering 112.0, good for a point differential of -5.4.
Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Marc Gasol averages 20.8 points per game in 34.4 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 83%.
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Eric Bledsoe averages 21.4 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Devin Booker averages 20.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Memphis averages 99.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 12.8 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 19.8 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Phoenix averages 106.6 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 27th with 15.7 per game. The Suns allow 112 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Suns force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 106 and a defensive rating of 105.7. 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 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Suns rating on offense is 106.3 and they have a defensive rating of 111.8. They get 99.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 13.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 24-25-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 22-26-1 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 24-21-2 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 30-16-1 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
01/29/17 F Brandan Wright Ankle "?" Monday vs. Phoenix
01/29/17 F Deyonta Davis Personal "?" Monday vs. Phoenix
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis -4
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