Memphis Grizzlies at Boston Celtics NBA Parlay 2/26/2018
Monday, February 26, 2018
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The Memphis Grizzlies head to TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics on Monday, February 26, 2018. The opening line for this game has Boston as 8 point favorites.
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The Grizzlies head into this matchup with a mark of 18-40. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.5 as they are averaging 98.8 points per contest while giving up 103.3 per game. The Celtics have an overall record of 42-19. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 103.5 points per game and surrendering 99.8, good for a point differential of 3.7.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 25-32-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 25-32-1 against the over/under
Important Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 36-23-2 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 30-29-2 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/17/17 PG Mike Conley Achilles is out for season
02/25/18 G Tyreke Evans Ribs is "?" Monday vs Boston
02/24/18 F Chandler Parsons Illness is "?" Monday vs Boston
02/24/18 SG Wayne Selden Knee is "?" Monday vs Boston
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
10/17/17 SF Gordon Hayward Ankle is out indefinitely
02/24/18 C Aron Baynes Elbow is "?" Monday vs Memphis
JaMychal Green averages 10.1 points per contest in 26.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 7.7 rebounds per contest for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Marc Gasol comes into this game averaging 17.7 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Al Horford averages 13.1 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.7 rebounds per game and 5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Kyrie Irving has scored 24.7 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per game this season for the Celtics. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 5.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 103.3 points per contest which is 5th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.1 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they allow 21.3 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Memphis averages 98.8 points per contest this year, which is 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.43 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 26th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 40.5 boards per contest and 21 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 10th with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics give up 99.8 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 20.5 dimes allowed per game and 23rd with 44.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Celtics are 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year. Boston is 22nd in the NBA with 103.5 points per contest this season. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.74. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 6th in the league. They are 9th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.3 boards per contest and 21st in assists per game with 22.1. The Celtics are 21st in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Grizzlies are 27th in the league in defensive rating with 109.6, and their offensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 10th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 94.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 29th. As a unit they are 24th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA. Memphis is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 19th in the NBA.
Boston is 19th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 30th in the league. The Celtics are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.2, and their defensive rating of 103.4 is ranked 30th. In terms of pace they are 21st in the league with 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Memphis +8 and over 214 total points
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