Friday, January 20, 2017
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The Sacramento Kings travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, January 20, 2017. The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 16-25. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.8 as they are averaging 102.7 points per game while giving up 105.5 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 25-19. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 99.6 points per game and surrendering 99.2, good for a point differential of 0.4.
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Darren Collison comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 28 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 10.1 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Marc Gasol averages 19.6 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Mike Conley averages 19.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 6.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Sacramento averages 102.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 14.4 per game. The Kings allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.1 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Memphis averages 99.6 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 7th with 13 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.2 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 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 19.7 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Grizzlies force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Kings have an offensive rating of 107.7 and a defensive rating of 110.7. In terms of pace they average 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Sacramento turns the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 105.2 and they have a defensive rating of 104.8. They get 92.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 20-21-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 18-23-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 22-22-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 20-23-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
01/19/17 F Rudy Gay Achilles out for season
01/19/17 PG Ty Lawson Ankle "?" Friday vs. Memphis
01/17/17 F Omri Casspi Calf out 1-2 weeks
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis
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