Memphis Grizzlies at Toronto Raptors NBA Point Spread Picks 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Scotiabank Arena to play the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 12.5 point favorites.
The Grizzlies have a record of 19-25. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -2.2 as they average 100.9 points per game while giving up 103.1 per contest. The Raptors have an overall mark of 34-13. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They total 113.8 points per contest and give up 108.7, which is a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 18-26-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 16-27-0 against the over/under
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 20-25-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 28-18-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
01/14/19 SF Kyle Anderson Ankle is out 2-4 weeks
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
01/06/19 SF Chandler Parsons None is out indefinitely
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
12/14/18 C Jonas Valanciunas Thumb is out 4-6 weeks
01/17/19 SF OG Anunoby Personal is questionable Saturday vs Memphis
Mike Conley averages 19.9 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest. He averages 6.2 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 27.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Kyle Lowry averages 14.0 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 9.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 103.1 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 6th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.4 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league. Memphis averages 100.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 40.0 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 30th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors surrender 108.7 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 24.6 assists allowed per contest, and 17th with 45.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Raptors are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per game. Toronto is 7th in the league with 113.8 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They are 16th in the league in rebounding with 45.1 boards per game and 16th in assists per contest with 24.2. The Raptors are 21st in turnovers per game with 13.3.
The Grizzlies are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.3, and their defensive rating of 107.6 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 94.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 22nd. 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 20th in the league. Memphis is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league.
Toronto is 22nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league. The Raptors are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.3, and their defensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 16th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 5th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto -12.5
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