Phoenix Suns at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Picks & Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
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The Phoenix Suns travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 4 point favorites.
The Suns have a regular season record of 1-3. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -11.3 as they average 107 points per game while giving up 118.3 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 2-2 this season. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They average 99.5 points per game and surrender 102.3, good for a point differential of -2.8.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
10/26/18 G Devin Booker Hamstring injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Memphis
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/26/18 C Marc Gasol Neck injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Phoenix
10/24/18 SF Chandler Parsons Knee is questionable Saturday vs Phoenix
10/24/18 G Dillon Brooks Foot is questionable Saturday vs Phoenix
10/20/18 F JaMychal Green Jaw is out indefinitely
T.J. Warren averages 17.5 points per game in 24.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%. Devin Booker comes into this contest averaging 27.8 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Marc Gasol averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Mike Conley averages 19.3 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns allow 118.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.8 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they give up 31.3 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league. Phoenix averages 107 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -11.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 43.3 rebounds per game and 26.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 23rd and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 17.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies surrender 102.3 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 23.3 assists allowed per contest, and 29th with 51 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 29th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17 per game. Memphis is 30th in the league with 99.5 points per game this year. They are 29th in the league in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -2.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 29th in the league in rebounding with 40.3 boards per game and 25th in assists per contest with 21. The Grizzlies are 26th in turnovers per game with 12.
The Suns are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 117.9, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 28th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 7th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA. Phoenix is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 4th in the NBA.
Memphis is 23rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA. The Grizzlies are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 104.5, and their offensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 6th. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 29th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis -4
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