Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Tips 11/27/2019
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies
Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
TV: Fox Sports Southeast - Memphis
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles -5.5
Lou Williams and the Los Angeles Clippers (12-5, 2nd in the Pacific Division) go to FedExForum on Wednesday where they'll meet the Memphis Grizzlies (5-11, 5th in the Southwest Division). Los Angeles opens this game as 5.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 222.
The Clippers cover the spread 52.9% of the time, having gone 9-8-0 ATS. Memphis is covering 37.5% of the time, going 6-10-0 against the spread.
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/24/2019 Landry Shamet SG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/25/2019 John Konchar SG Calf Expected to be out until at least Nov 27
11/18/2019 Andre Iguodala SG Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Dec 15
Lou Williams comes into this contest averaging 22.5 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Kawhi Leonard averages 25.7 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.5 assists per contest and 8.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Ja Morant averages 19.1 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Dillon Brooks averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 114.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 48.9 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 16.7 per game. The Clippers allow 107.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.9 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 17th in the league with 109.3 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -9.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 19th in the NBA. They are 19th in the league in rebounding with 45.0 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 27.1. The Grizzlies are 5th in turnovers per game with 16.8. The Grizzlies surrender 118.3 points per contest, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 25.3 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 45.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 10th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game.
The Clippers are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 104.5, and their offensive rating of 111.3 is ranked 10th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 102 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 16th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 26th in the NBA.
Memphis is 8th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 8th in the league. The Grizzlies are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.5, and their defensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 103.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 19th. As a team they are 22nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis +5.5
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