Los Angeles Lakers at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Parlay 1/15/2018
Monday, January 15, 2018
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The Los Angeles Lakers head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, January 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 2 point favorites.
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The Lakers head into this matchup with a mark of 15-27. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.7 as they are averaging 106.5 points per contest while giving up 110.2 per game. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 13-28. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 98.6 points per contest and giving up 102.0, which is a point differential of -3.4.
Valuable Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 21-21-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 22-20-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 16-24-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 14-26-1 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/17/17 PG Mike Conley Achilles is out indefinitely
01/12/18 F Chandler Parsons Knee is "?" Monday vs LA Lakers
Kyle Kuzma averages 16.7 points per contest in 31.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 6.3 rebounds per contest for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Jordan Clarkson comes into this game averaging 13.8 points per contest while playing 22.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Marc Gasol averages 18.5 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 34.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.6 rebounds per game and 4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Tyreke Evans has scored 19.8 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per game this season for the Grizzlies. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers allow 110.2 points per contest which is 27th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 3rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.4 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they allow 23 assists per game which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Los Angeles averages 106.5 points per contest this year, which is 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.67 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 18th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 46.7 boards per contest and 23.5 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 16.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies give up 102 points per game, which ranks them 6th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 20.8 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 42.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Grizzlies are 18th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest this year. Memphis is 29th in the NBA with 98.6 points per contest this season. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -3.44. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 27th in the league. They are 29th in the NBA in rebounding with 39.9 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 20.6. The Grizzlies are 19th in turnovers per contest with 14.1.
The Lakers are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.4, and their defensive rating of 107 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 24th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league. Los Angeles is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 20th in the league.
Memphis is 15th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 18th in the NBA. The Grizzlies are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 109.1, and their offensive rating of 105.4 is ranked 10th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 93.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 27th. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Memphis -2 and under 203 total points
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