Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Betting Tips 11/4/2019
Monday, November 4, 2019
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Russell Westbrook and the Houston Rockets (3-2, 2nd in the Southwest Division) go to FedExForum on Monday where they'll take on the Memphis Grizzlies (1-4, 4th in the Southwest Division). Houston opens this matchup as 7 point favorites. The O/U is set at 232.5.
The Rockets cover the spread 0% of the time, having gone 0-5-0 ATS. Memphis is covering 20.0% of the time, going 1-4-0 against the spread.
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
11/3/2019 Michael Frazier SG Ankle Game Time Decision
10/28/2019 Gerald Green SG Foot Expected to be out until at least Apr 15
10/21/2019 Nene C Hip Expected to be out until at least Nov 15
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/3/2019 Jr PF Knee Game Time Decision
11/3/2019 Andre Iguodala SG Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
11/2/2019 Grayson Allen SG Ankle Game Time Decision
Russell Westbrook comes into this game averaging 23.4 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 11.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 9.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 70%. James Harden averages 36.6 points per contest in 36.8 minutes per game. He averages 8.6 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 95%.
Jaren Jackson scores 13.2 points per contest while playing 25.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Ja Morant averages 18.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.4 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Houston averages 125.6 points per contest, which is 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 18th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 45.2 boards per contest and 25.6 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 23rd with 14.4 per game. The Rockets allow 126.6 points per contest, which is 30th in the NBA. They also surrender a 50% shooting percentage and a 43% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 30th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.4 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 27.4 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 20th in the NBA with 106.6 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -12.8. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 29th in the league. They are 10th in the NBA in rebounding with 47.4 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 25.0. The Grizzlies are 3rd in turnovers per contest with 19.0. The Grizzlies give up 119.4 points per game, which ranks them 25th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 23.0 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 47.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Grizzlies are 21st in the league in forcing turnovers with 17.4 per contest this year.
The Rockets are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 116.4, and their offensive rating of 115.5 is ranked 29th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 108.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 15th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 50% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the NBA. Houston is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 59%, which is 1st in the NBA.
Memphis is 8th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 15th in the league. The Grizzlies are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 97.7, and their defensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 106.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 29th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Rockets/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis -7
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