New York Knicks at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Parlay 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The New York Knicks head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 4 point favorites.
The Knicks head into this matchup with a mark of 20-24. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 104.3 points per contest while giving up 105.1 per game. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 14-28. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 99.1 points per contest and giving up 102.3, which is a point differential of -3.2.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 23-21-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 22-21-1 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 17-24-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 15-26-1 against the over/under
Key New York Knicks Injuries
01/16/18 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Leg is probable Wednesday vs Memphis
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/17/17 PG Mike Conley Achilles is out indefinitely
01/15/18 F Chandler Parsons Knee is out indefinitely
Kristaps Porzingis averages 23.7 points per contest in 33.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 6.9 rebounds per contest for New York. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%. Enes Kanter comes into this game averaging 13.4 points per contest while playing 25.1 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 10 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Marc Gasol averages 18.4 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 34.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.6 rebounds per game and 4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Tyreke Evans has scored 19.6 points per contest while playing 31 minutes per game this season for the Grizzlies. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 105.1 points per contest which is 13th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 12th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.7 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 22.5 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA. New York averages 104.3 points per contest this year, which is 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.73 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 44.8 boards per contest and 22.8 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 9th with 15.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies give up 102.3 points per game, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 6th and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 20.9 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 42.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Grizzlies are 17th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest this year. Memphis is 29th in the NBA with 99.1 points per contest this season. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -3.14. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the league. They are 29th in the NBA in rebounding with 40.1 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 20.7. The Grizzlies are 19th in turnovers per contest with 14.2.
The Knicks are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 96 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 20th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league. New York is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 24th in the league.
Memphis is 13th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 19th in the NBA. The Grizzlies are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 10th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 93.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 27th. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Memphis -4 and under 203 total points
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