Memphis Grizzlies at Utah Jazz NBA Picks & Predictions 10/22/2018
Monday, October 22, 2018
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Memphis Grizzlies head to Vivint Smart Home Arena to take on the Utah Jazz on Monday, October 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Utah as 9 point favorites.
The Grizzlies head into this matchup with a mark of 1-1. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -7 as they average 107 points per contest while giving up 114 per game. The Jazz have an overall mark of 1-1. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They total 123 points per contest and give up 120.5, which is a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 1-1-0 against the spread this season
The Memphis Grizzlies are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 1-1-0 against the spread this season
The Utah Jazz are 2-0-0 against the over/under this year
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/20/18 F JaMychal Green Jaw is out indefinitely
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
10/19/18 SF Thabo Sefolosha Suspension is out 3 games
10/10/18 G Raul Neto Hamstring is out indefinitely
Mike Conley comes into this game averaging 13.5 points per contest while playing 27 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per contest and distributes 7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Marc Gasol averages 13 points per contest in 29.5 minutes per game. He averages 4 assists per game and 6.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 33% for the season while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Donovan Mitchell scores 21.5 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Rudy Gobert averages 17.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per game. He also brings in 13 rebounds per game and has 1 assist per contest. His field goal percentage is 73% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 107 points per contest, which is 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 42%, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 34.5 boards per contest and 24 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 27th with 11.5 per game. The Grizzlies allow 114 points per contest, which is 18th in the NBA. They also surrender a 53% shooting percentage and a 43% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 27th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 28 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 19.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 4th in the NBA with 123 points per contest this season. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 44% from beyond the arc, which is good for 3rd in the league. They are 24th in the NBA in rebounding with 41 boards per contest and 19th in assists per game with 22.5. The Jazz are 5th in turnovers per contest with 16.5. The Jazz give up 120.5 points per game, which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 54% shooting percentage and a 45% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 22 dimes allowed per game and 5th with 40 boards surrendered per contest. The Jazz are 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year.
The Grizzlies are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 114.3, and their offensive rating of 107.2 is ranked 19th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 21st. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA. Memphis is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 60%, which is 3rd in the NBA.
Utah is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 59%, which is 4th in the NBA. The Jazz are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 115.4, and their offensive rating of 117.8 is ranked 22nd. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 104.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 3rd. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis +9
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