Memphis Grizzlies at Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Picks & Predictions 2/11/2018
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Memphis Grizzlies head to Chesapeake Energy Arena to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 6 point favorites.
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The Grizzlies head into this matchup with a mark of 18-36. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.4 as they are averaging 99.0 points per contest while giving up 102.4 per game. The Thunder have an overall mark of 31-25. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 106.2 points per contest and giving up 102.9, which is a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 25-28-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 22-31-1 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 22-33-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 24-32-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/17/17 PG Mike Conley Achilles is out for season
02/10/18 G Tyreke Evans None is probable Sunday vs Oklahoma City
01/15/18 F Chandler Parsons Abdominal is out indefinitely
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
02/10/18 F Carmelo Anthony Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Memphis
02/10/18 PG Russell Westbrook Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Memphis
01/28/18 G Andre Roberson Leg is out for season
Marc Gasol comes into this game averaging 17.9 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 84%. JaMychal Green averages 10 points per contest in 26.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 7.4 rebounds per contest for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Russell Westbrook has scored 25.5 points per contest while playing 36.1 minutes per game this season for the Thunder. He hauls in 9.3 rebounds per contest and has 10.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Paul George averages 22.2 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 36.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.5 rebounds per game and 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 99 points per contest this year, which is 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.39 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 26th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 40.4 boards per contest and 20.9 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 12th with 14.7 per game. The Grizzlies allow 102.4 points per contest which is 5th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 15th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they allow 21.1 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma City is 13th in the NBA with 106.2 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.29. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 27th in the league. They are 5th in the NBA in rebounding with 45 boards per contest and 25th in assists per game with 21. The Thunder are 19th in turnovers per contest with 14.2. The Thunder give up 102.9 points per game, which ranks them 6th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 22.9 dimes allowed per game and 4th with 41.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Thunder are 30th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year.
The Grizzlies are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 105.4 is ranked 12th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 93.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 28th. As a unit they are 24th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA. Memphis is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 19th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City is 23rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA. The Thunder are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 106.2, and their offensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 26th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 21st. As a unit they are 25th 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.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Thunder NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -6
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