Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 11/5/2018
Monday, November 5, 2018
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Monday, November 5, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 13.5 point favorites.
The Grizzlies head into this matchup with a mark of 5-2. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of 4.6 as they average 104.6 points per contest while giving up 100.0 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 9-1. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They total 124.1 points per contest and give up 110.6, which is a point differential of 13.5.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 5-2-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 6-4-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 6-4-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/27/18 SF Chandler Parsons Knee is out indefinitely
10/20/18 F JaMychal Green Jaw is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/02/18 PG Shaun Livingston Foot is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F DeMarcus Cousins Achilles is out indefinitely
Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 85%. Marc Gasol averages 15.6 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.0 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Stephen Curry averages 32.5 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 6.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 28.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 104.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 12.3 per game. The Grizzlies allow 100.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 15th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.0 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 1st in the league with 124.1 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 13.5. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 47.1 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 30.7. The Warriors are 12th in turnovers per game with 15.0. The Warriors surrender 110.6 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 23.1 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 41.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors were 9th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game last season.
The Grizzlies are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 103.8, and their offensive rating of 108.5 is ranked 4th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 19th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA. Memphis is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA.
Golden State is 8th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 121.5, and their defensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 102.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis -13.5
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