Memphis Grizzlies at Atlanta Hawks NBA Picks 3/13/2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta as 3 point favorites.
The Grizzlies head into this matchup with a mark of 28-40. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -2.1 as they average 101.6 points per contest while giving up 103.7 per game. The Hawks have an overall mark of 23-45. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They total 112.4 points per contest and give up 118.7, which is a point differential of -6.4.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 32-35-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 26-41-0 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 33-35-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 38-29-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
03/11/19 G Avery Bradley Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Atlanta
02/23/19 F Jaren Jackson Jr. Quad is out indefinitely
02/23/19 SF Kyle Anderson Shoulder is out indefinitely
02/01/19 SF Omri Casspi Knee is out indefinitely
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
03/04/19 F Omari Spellman Ankle is out indefinitely
Avery Bradley averages 9.8 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 20.6 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Trae Young averages 18.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 7.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%. John Collins averages 19.8 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 103.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.6 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league. Memphis averages 101.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 41.0 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 29th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks surrender 118.7 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 27.1 assists allowed per contest, and 18th with 45.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 22nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game. Atlanta is 13th in the league with 112.4 points per game this year. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -6.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 45.9 boards per game and 9th in assists per contest with 25.5. The Hawks are 1st in turnovers per game with 17.7.
The Grizzlies are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.8, and their defensive rating of 107 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 28th. As a team they are 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league. Memphis is 8th 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 51%, which is 22nd in the league.
Atlanta is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league. The Hawks are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 103.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Hawks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta -3
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