Los Angeles Clippers at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Point Spread Picks 2/22/2019
Friday, February 22, 2019
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, February 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 4 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 32-27. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 0.5 as they average 114.3 points per contest while giving up 113.8 per game. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 23-36. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They total 100.6 points per contest and give up 103.8, which is a point differential of -3.2.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 32-27-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 31-27-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 26-32-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 22-36-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
02/02/19 SF Wilson Chandler Quad is out 2-3 weeks
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
02/15/19 SF Kyle Anderson Shoulder is questionable Friday vs LA Clippers
02/01/19 SF Omri Casspi Knee is out indefinitely
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
01/06/19 SF Chandler Parsons None is out indefinitely
Lou Williams averages 19.9 points per game in 26.1 minutes per contest. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%. Montrezl Harrell comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is at 62%.
Jaren Jackson averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Mike Conley averages 19.9 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 113.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.7 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league. Los Angeles averages 114.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 15th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies surrender 103.8 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 23.0 assists allowed per contest, and 14th with 44.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 25th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game. Memphis is 30th in the league with 100.6 points per game this year. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -3.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They are 29th in the league in rebounding with 40.4 boards per game and 20th in assists per contest with 23.6. The Grizzlies are 15th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Clippers are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 111.5, and their offensive rating of 111.9 is ranked 21st. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 14th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 25th in the NBA.
Memphis is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league. The Grizzlies are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.2, and their defensive rating of 107.5 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 26th. As a team they are 25th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis +4
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