Toronto Raptors at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Picks & Predictions 11/27/2018
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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The Toronto Raptors travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 6 point favorites.
The Raptors have a record of 17-4. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 9.0 as they average 116.8 points per game while giving up 107.8 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 12-7. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They total 103.0 points per contest and give up 100.9, which is a point differential of 2.1.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 11-10-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 14-7-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 12-7-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 8-11-0 against the over/under
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/06/18 SF Norman Powell Shoulder 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
Kawhi Leonard averages 24.7 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest. He averages 3.0 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Mike Conley averages 20.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 6.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Marc Gasol averages 18.1 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 9.7 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors allow 107.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.8 rebounds a game which ranks 9th, and they give up 24.0 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league. Toronto averages 116.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 47.2 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 8th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies surrender 100.9 points per contest, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 22.7 assists allowed per contest, and 17th with 45.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 26th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per game. Memphis is 30th in the league with 103.0 points per game this year. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.1. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 39.5 boards per game and 15th in assists per contest with 23.6. The Grizzlies are 28th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Raptors are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 106.2, and their offensive rating of 115.1 is ranked 7th. They are 10th in the NBA in pace with 101 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA. Toronto is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 29th in the NBA.
Memphis is 26th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league. The Grizzlies are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107, and their defensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 95.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 17th. As a team they are 17th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto -6
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