Memphis Grizzlies at New York Knicks NBA Picks & Predictions 2/3/2019
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Sunday, February 3, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 2 point favorites.
The Grizzlies have a record of 20-33. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -3.3 as they average 100.4 points per game while giving up 103.7 per contest. The Knicks have an overall mark of 10-41. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They total 106.1 points per contest and give up 115.0, which is a point differential of -8.9.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 22-30-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 19-33-0 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 23-26-2 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 24-27-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
02/01/19 F Jaren Jackson Jr. Calf is questionable Sunday vs New York
02/01/19 SF Kyle Anderson Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs New York
02/01/19 PG Mike Conley Knee is questionable Sunday vs New York
02/01/19 SF Omri Casspi Knee is out indefinitely
01/27/19 G Garrett Temple Shoulder 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 New York Knicks Injuries
02/01/19 PG Frank Ntilikina Groin is questionable Sunday vs Memphis
02/01/19 C DeAndre Jordan Acquired is questionable Sunday vs Memphis
02/01/19 PG Dennis Smith Jr. Acquired is questionable Sunday vs Memphis
02/01/19 G Wesley Matthews Acquired is questionable Sunday vs Memphis
01/25/19 PG Emmanuel Mudiay Shoulder is out indefinitely
Mike Conley averages 20.2 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Allonzo Trier averages 10.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 22.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Kevin Knox averages 12.5 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
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 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.1 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league. Memphis averages 100.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 29th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks surrender 115.0 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 25.8 assists allowed per contest, and 29th with 48.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Knicks are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game. New York is 24th in the league with 106.1 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -8.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They are 22nd in the league in rebounding with 44.0 boards per game and 30th in assists per contest with 19.7. The Knicks are 23rd in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Grizzlies are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 107.3, and their offensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 6th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 25th. As a unit they are 24th 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 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA.
New York is 23rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 4th in the NBA. The Knicks are 27th in the league in defensive rating with 114, and their offensive rating of 105.1 is ranked 28th. They are 11th in the NBA in pace with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 30th. As a unit they are 30th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take New York +2
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