New York Knicks at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Picks & Predictions 11/25/2018
Sunday, November 25, 2018
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The New York Knicks travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, November 25, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 8.5 point favorites.
The Knicks have a record of 6-14. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -5.4 as they average 108.9 points per game while giving up 114.3 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 12-6. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They total 103.3 points per contest and give up 100.8, which is a point differential of 2.4.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 11-8-1 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 11-9-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 12-6-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Key New York Knicks Injuries
11/24/18 G Courtney Lee Neck is questionable Sunday vs Memphis
11/07/18 SF Lance Thomas Knee is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/23/18 G Dillon Brooks Knee is out indefinitely
10/27/18 SF Chandler Parsons Knee is out indefinitely
Enes Kanter averages 14.9 points per game in 26.6 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 11.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Tim Hardaway comes into this contest averaging 23.3 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Marc Gasol averages 17.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.8 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Mike Conley averages 20.2 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 114.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.4 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they give up 25.0 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league. New York averages 108.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 45.4 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 14th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies surrender 100.8 points per contest, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 23.0 assists allowed per contest, and 14th with 44.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 28th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.4 per game. Memphis is 30th in the league with 103.3 points per game this year. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 39.4 boards per game and 15th in assists per contest with 23.4. The Grizzlies are 28th in turnovers per game with 12.8.
The Knicks are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 113.7, and their offensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 27th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 29th. As a unit they are 23rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA. New York is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA.
Memphis is 21st in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA. The Grizzlies are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 104.6, and their offensive rating of 107.2 is ranked 4th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 95.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 16th. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Knicks/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis -8.5
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