Washington Wizards at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Picks & Predictions 10/30/2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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The Washington Wizards travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 1 point favorites.
The Wizards have a record of 1-5. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -10.3 as they average 114.7 points per game while giving up 125.0 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 3-2 this season. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They average 103.0 points per game and surrender 101.0, good for a point differential of 2.0.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 1-4-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 4-1-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
10/29/18 C Dwight Howard Back is doubtful Tuesday vs Memphis
10/28/18 F Markieff Morris Concussion left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Memphis
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/27/18 SF Chandler Parsons Knee is out indefinitely
10/20/18 F JaMychal Green Jaw is out indefinitely
Bradley Beal comes into this contest averaging 23.5 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 71%. John Wall averages 20.7 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.2 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Marc Gasol averages 14.6 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Mike Conley averages 19.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 6.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 114.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 42.0 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 13.7 per game. The Wizards allow 125.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 19th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 27.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 28th in the league with 103.0 points per game this year. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 40.0 boards per game, and 20th in assists per contest with 22.8. The Grizzlies are 28th in turnovers per game with 12.0. The Grizzlies surrender 101.0 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 24.2 assists allowed per contest and 20th with 47.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies were 30th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17.4 per game last season.
The Wizards are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 116.3, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 26th. They are 3rd in the NBA in pace with 105.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 23rd. As a unit they are 19th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the NBA. Washington is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 12th in the NBA.
Memphis is 21st in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA. The Grizzlies are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 103.2, and their offensive rating of 105.3 is ranked 4th. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 24th. As a unit they are 23rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -1
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