Memphis Grizzlies at Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Parlay 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Memphis Grizzlies head to Quicken Loans Arena to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 1 point favorites.
The Grizzlies have a record of 23-36. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -3.2 as they average 100.6 points per game while giving up 103.8 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall mark of 13-46. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They total 103.1 points per contest and give up 113.2, which is a point differential of -10.1.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 26-32-1 against the spread this season
The Memphis Grizzlies are 22-36-0 against the over/under this year
Important Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 26-32-1 against the spread this season
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 30-28-0 against the over/under this year
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
02/22/19 SF Kyle Anderson Shoulder is downgraded to out Friday vs LA Clippers
02/22/19 C Jonas Valanciunas Personal is out Friday vs LA Clippers
02/21/19 F Jaren Jackson Jr. Quad 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
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/26/18 G JR Smith Possible Trade is out indefinitely
11/16/18 F John Henson Wrist is out indefinitely
01/25/19 F Tristan Thompson Foot is out indefinitely
Jaren Jackson averages 13.8 points per contest in 26.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 4.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%. Mike Conley comes into this game averaging 19.9 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Jordan Clarkson averages 17.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Collin Sexton scores 14.9 points per contest while playing 30.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 103.8 points per contest which is 2nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 24th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.4 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they allow 23.0 assists per game which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Memphis averages 100.6 points per contest, which is 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 23rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 40.4 boards per contest and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 15th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers give up 113.2 points per game, which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 30th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 25.4 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 44.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 3rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest. Cleveland is 29th in the NBA with 103.1 points per contest this season. They are 28th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -10.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 10th in the league. They are 25th in the NBA in rebounding with 42.9 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 20.9. The Cavaliers are 24th in turnovers per contest with 13.7.
The Grizzlies are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 107.5, and their offensive rating of 104.2 is ranked 8th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 26th. As a unit they are 25th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA. Memphis is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA.
Cleveland is 15th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 1st in the league. The Cavaliers are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.3, and their defensive rating of 116.8 is ranked 30th. In terms of pace they are 29th in the league with 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 29th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Memphis -1 and over 202.5 total points
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