Memphis Grizzlies at San Antonio Spurs NBA Picks & Predictions 11/21/2018
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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The Memphis Grizzlies head to AT&T Center to take on the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 4.5 point favorites.
The Grizzlies have a record of 11-5. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of 3.0 as they average 103.0 points per game while giving up 100.0 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 8-8 this season. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They average 108.8 points per game and surrender 109.7, good for a point differential of -0.9.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 11-5-0 against the spread this season
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 8-8-0 against the spread this season
The San Antonio Spurs are 8-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/20/18 G Dillon Brooks Knee is questionable Wednesday vs San Antonio
10/27/18 SF Chandler Parsons Knee is out indefinitely
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/20/18 F Davis Bertans Concussion is questionable Wednesday vs Memphis
11/11/18 C Pau Gasol Foot is out indefinitely
10/08/18 G Dejounte Murray ACL is out indefinitely
Marc Gasol averages 16.8 points per contest in 34.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.9 assists per game and 9.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Mike Conley comes into this game averaging 19.6 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 24.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes 6.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 89%. LaMarcus Aldridge scores 17.1 points per contest while playing 35.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 11.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 100.0 points per contest which is 1st in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 12th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they allow 22.9 assists per game which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Memphis averages 103.0 points per contest, which is 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 18th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 38.9 boards per contest and 23.3 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 28th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs give up 109.7 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 23.8 dimes allowed per game and 18th with 45.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Spurs are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest. San Antonio is 19th in the NBA with 108.8 points per contest this season. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.9. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 3rd in the league. They are 15th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.4 boards per contest and 19th in assists per game with 22.9. The Spurs are 30th in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Grizzlies are 22nd in the league in defensive rating with 104.2, and their offensive rating of 107.4 is ranked 3rd. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 95.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 19th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA. Memphis is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 19th in the NBA.
San Antonio is 30th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 7th in the league. The Spurs are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.8, and their defensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 25th in the league with 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 27th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take San Antonio -4.5 and under 200 total points
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