Grizzlies at Rockets NBA Betting Tips 1/14/2019
Monday, January 14, 2019
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Toyota Center to play the Houston Rockets on Monday, January 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Houston as 7 point favorites.
The Grizzlies have a record of 19-23. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -1.6 as they average 101.0 points per game while giving up 102.7 per contest. The Rockets have an overall mark of 24-17. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They total 111.4 points per contest and give up 109.4, which is a point differential of 2.0.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 18-23-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 15-25-0 against the over/under
Important Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 21-19-1 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 22-18-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
01/12/19 SF Kyle Anderson Ankle left last game, is questionable Monday vs Houston
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
01/06/19 SF Chandler Parsons None is out indefinitely
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
12/21/18 PG Chris Paul Hamstring is out indefinitely
11/15/18 SF Carmelo Anthony Possible Trade is out indefinitely
01/06/19 G Eric Gordon Knee is out indefinitely
Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Mike Conley averages 20.2 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.2 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Clint Capela averages 17.6 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 12.6 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is at 63%. James Harden averages 34.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 8.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 101.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 23.0 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 13.0 per game. The Grizzlies allow 102.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Houston is 16th in the league with 111.4 points per game this year. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.0. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They are 25th in the league in rebounding with 42.2 boards per game, and 28th in assists per contest with 21.4. The Rockets are 19th in turnovers per game with 13.7. The Rockets surrender 109.4 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 22.8 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 43.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rockets are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game.
The Grizzlies are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 107.4, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 7th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 94.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 22nd. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA. Memphis is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA.
Houston is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA. The Rockets are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 112.8, and their offensive rating of 114.8 is ranked 26th. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Rockets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Houston -7
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