Monday, February 6, 2017
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The San Antonio Spurs head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, February 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 4.5 point favorites.
The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 39-11. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.7 as they are averaging 107.6 points per game while giving up 98.9 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 31-22. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 100.7 points per game and surrendering 99.8, good for a point differential of 1.0.
Lamarcus Aldridge comes into this game averaging 17.5 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this year for the Spurs. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per contest and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Kawhi Leonard averages 25.3 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Marc Gasol averages 21 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Mike Conley averages 19.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 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%.
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San Antonio averages 107.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 50.4 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 13.1 per game. The Spurs allow 98.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Memphis averages 100.7 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1 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 20th in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 7th with 12.8 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.8 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 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 19.8 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Grizzlies force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 113.1 and a defensive rating of 103.9. In terms of pace they average 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 106.9 and they have a defensive rating of 105.9. They get 92.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 11.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 30-20-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 29-20-1 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 27-26-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 26-26-1 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
01/19/17 C Pau Gasol Hand out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis -4.5
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