Denver Nuggets vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Parlay 11/17/2019
Game: Denver Nuggets vs Memphis Grizzlies
Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
TV: Fox Sports Southeast - Memphis
Odds/Point Spread: Denver -7
Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets (8-3, 1st in the Northwest Division) head to FedExForum on Sunday where they'll take on the Memphis Grizzlies (5-7, 3rd in the Southwest Division). Denver opens this contest as 7 point favorites. The O/U is set at 213.5.
The Nuggets cover the spread 40.0% of the time, having gone 4-6-1 ATS. Memphis is covering 41.7% of the time, going 5-7-0 against the spread.
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/14/2019 Grayson Allen SG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Nov 17
11/3/2019 Andre Iguodala SG Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
Jamal Murray averages 17.4 points per contest in 33.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.5 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%. Nikola Jokic comes into this game averaging 17.1 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per night. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Jaren Jackson averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Ja Morant scores 18.9 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.4 rebounds per contest and has 6.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nuggets allow 101.9 points per contest which is 4th in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 3rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.1 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd, and they allow 24.2 assists per game which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Denver averages 104.7 points per contest, which is 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 28th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 47.0 boards per contest and 24.8 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 28th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies give up 117.8 points per game, which ranks them 25th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 24.0 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 45.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Grizzlies are 12th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest. Memphis is 16th in the NBA with 109.8 points per contest this season. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -8.0. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 24th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.8 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 26.8. The Grizzlies are 6th in turnovers per contest with 17.3.
The Nuggets are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.2, and their defensive rating of 102.4 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 29th in the league with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 28th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league. Denver is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 28th in the league.
Memphis is 9th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 14th in the league. The Grizzlies are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.8, and their defensive rating of 111.4 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 104.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 21st. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Denver -7 and over 213.5 total points
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