Memphis Grizzlies vs Indiana Pacers NBA Picks 11/25/2019
Game: Memphis Grizzlies vs Indiana Pacers
Date: Monday, November 25, 2019
Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN
TV: Fox Sports Indiana
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana -8
Bankers Life Fieldhouse is the venue where Domantas Sabonis and the Indiana Pacers (9-6, 2nd in the Central Division) will play the Memphis Grizzlies (5-10, 5th in the Southwest Division) on Monday. Indiana opens this contest as 8 point favorites. The total opens at 217.5.
The Grizzlies cover the spread 40.0% of the time, having gone 6-9-0 ATS. Indiana is covering 50.0% of the time, going 7-7-1 against the spread.
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/23/2019 John Konchar SG Calf Game Time Decision
11/18/2019 Andre Iguodala SG Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Dec 15
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/23/2019 JaKarr Sampson SF Back Game Time Decision
11/23/2019 Edmond Sumner PG Hand Expected to be out until at least Nov 28
11/23/2019 Victor Oladipo SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 5
11/23/2019 Malcolm Brogdon PG Back Game Time Decision
Dillon Brooks averages 13.6 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Ja Morant comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Malcolm Brogdon averages 19.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 8.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 98%. Domantas Sabonis averages 19.1 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 13.4 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 117.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 21st and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.1 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they give up 25.1 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league. Memphis averages 108.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 45.3 rebounds per game and 26.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 19th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 17.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers surrender 103.3 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 22.3 assists allowed per contest, and 7th with 43.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pacers are 12th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per game. Indiana is 21st in the league with 107.7 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 46.3 boards per game and 10th in assists per contest with 25.2. The Pacers are 26th in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The Grizzlies are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 112.4, and their offensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 24th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 104.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 19th. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA. Memphis is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 11th in the NBA.
Indiana is 22nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 23rd in the NBA. The Pacers are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 103.3, and their offensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 7th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 20th. As a unit they are 23rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana -8
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