Indiana Pacers at Memphis Grizzlies Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The Indiana Pacers travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 2.5 point favorites.
The Pacers head into this matchup with a mark of 32-15. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 5.8 as they average 109.0 points per contest while giving up 103.2 per game. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 19-29. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They total 100.8 points per contest and give up 104.2, which is a point differential of -3.4.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 24-22-1 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 20-27-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 19-29-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 18-29-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
01/24/19 G Victor Oladipo Knee is out for season
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
01/25/19 C Joakim Noah Personal is upgraded to probable Friday vs Sacramento
01/14/19 SF Kyle Anderson Ankle is out 2-4 weeks
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
01/06/19 SF Chandler Parsons None is out indefinitely
Domantas Sabonis comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 25.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Bojan Bogdanovic averages 16.0 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Mike Conley averages 20.0 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 6.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Marc Gasol averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 109.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 43.9 rebounds per game and 26.0 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 13.6 per game. The Pacers allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 24.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 30th in the league with 100.8 points per game this year. They are 21st in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -3.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 39.9 boards per game, and 21st in assists per contest with 23.5. The Grizzlies are 22nd in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Grizzlies surrender 104.2 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 23.0 assists allowed per contest and 14th with 44.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 23rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game.
The Pacers are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 105.1, and their offensive rating of 111 is ranked 2nd. They are 23rd in the NBA in pace with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 9th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 28th in the NBA. Indiana is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA.
Memphis is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 14th in the league. The Grizzlies are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.1, and their defensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 95.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 25th. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana -2.5
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