Chicago Bulls vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Parlay 10/25/2019
Friday, October 25, 2019
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The Chicago Bulls head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, October 25, 2019. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 2 point favorites.
The Bulls head into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 22-60. They were 4th in the Central Division. They had a point differential of -8.4 as they averaged 104.9 points per contest while giving up 113.4 per game. The Grizzlies had an overall mark of 33-49 last year. They were 3rd in the Southwest Division. They averaged 103.5 points per contest and gave up 106.1, which was a point differential of -2.6.
Valuable Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls were 35-45-2 against the spread last season
The Chicago Bulls were 38-41-3 against the over/under last year
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies were 39-42-1 against the spread last season
The Memphis Grizzlies were 36-44-2 against the over/under last year
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
10/19/2019 Shaquille Harrison PG Hamstring Game Time Decision
10/17/2019 Chandler Hutchison SF Hamstring Game Time Decision
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/16/2019 De'Anthony Melton SG Back Expected to be out until at least Nov 1
Lauri Markkanen averaged 18.7 points per contest in 32.3 minutes per game last year. He averaged 1.4 assists per game and 9.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 43% for the season while his free throw percentage was 87%. Zach Lavine comes into this game after averaging 23.7 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 4.7 rebounds per contest and distributed 4.5 assists per game. His FG percentage was 47% while his free throw percentage was 83%.
Jonas Valanciunas averaged 15.6 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 22.3 minutes per game. He also hauled in 8.6 rebounds per game and dished 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 56% and his free throw percentage was 80%. Jaren Jackson scored 13.8 points per contest while playing 26.1 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 4.7 rebounds per contest and had 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 51% and his free throw percentage was at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls allowed 113.4 points per contest which was 20th in the NBA. They also surrendered a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 26th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 46.4 rebounds a game which ranked 25th, and they allowed 25.5 assists per game which put them in 22nd place in the league. They forced 13.3 turnovers per game which ranked them 9th in the NBA. Chicago averaged 104.9 points per contest last year, which was 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin was -8.4 and their shooting percentage was 45% as a unit, which had them ranked 20th. From 3-point territory they shot 35%, which was good for 17th in the NBA. They averaged 42.9 boards per contest and 21.9 assists per game, which ranked them 25th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 12th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies gave up 106.1 points per game, which ranked them 3rd in the league. Their defense surrendered a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They ranked 6th with 23.4 dimes allowed per game and 12th with 44.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Grizzlies were 25th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest last year. Memphis was 30th in the NBA with 103.5 points per contest last season. They were 23rd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin was -2.6. They shot 34% from beyond the arc, which was good for 25th in the league. They were 29th in the NBA in rebounding with 41.8 boards per contest and 19th in assists per game with 23.9. The Grizzlies were 16th in turnovers per contest with 14.0.
The Bulls were 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.8, and their defensive rating of 113.2 was ranked 25th last season. In terms of pace they were 19th in the league with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% was 28th. As a team they were 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league. Chicago was 9th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 54%, which was 4th in the league.
Memphis was 8th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 52%, which was 16th in the league. The Grizzlies were 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.1, and their defensive rating of 108.8 was ranked 9th. In terms of pace they were 30th in the league with 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% was 27th. As a team they were 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Chicago +2 and over 218.5 total points
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