Memphis Grizzlies at Chicago Bulls Basketball Betting Tips 2/13/2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago as 2.5 point favorites.
The Grizzlies have a record of 23-34. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -3.1 as they average 100.3 points per game while giving up 103.4 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 13-44 this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They average 102.8 points per game and surrender 111.6, good for a point differential of -8.8.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 25-31-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 20-36-0 against the over/under
Important Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 24-30-2 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 24-32-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
02/11/19 SF Kyle Anderson Shoulder is downgraded to out Tuesday vs San Antonio
02/10/19 C Jonas Valanciunas Acquired is probable Tuesday vs San Antonio
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
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
10/20/18 G Denzel Valentine Ankle is out for season
01/26/19 SF Chandler Hutchison Knee is out indefinitely
01/16/19 F Wendell Carter Jr. Thumb is out indefinitely
Jaren Jackson averages 13.9 points per game in 26.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Mike Conley comes into this contest averaging 20.1 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Zach Lavine averages 23.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Otto Porter averages 13.0 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 103.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.4 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league. Memphis averages 100.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 23.4 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 Bulls surrender 111.6 points per contest, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 25.1 assists allowed per contest, and 26th with 46.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game. Chicago is 28th in the league with 102.8 points per game this year. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -8.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They are 26th in the league in rebounding with 42.1 boards per game and 27th in assists per contest with 21.9. The Bulls are 10th in turnovers per game with 14.7.
The Grizzlies are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104, and their defensive rating of 107.2 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 25th. 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. Memphis is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 17th in the league.
Chicago is 8th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 7th in the NBA. The Bulls are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 112, and their offensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 22nd. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 28th. As a unit they are 27th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Bulls NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis +2.5
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