Memphis Grizzlies vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Picks 10/29/2019
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Staples Center is the venue where LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers (2-1, 3rd in the Pacific Division) will play the Memphis Grizzlies (1-2, 4th in the Southwest Division) on Tuesday. The line on this game has Los Angeles as 13 point favorites. The total has been set at 220.5.
The Grizzlies cover 33.3% of the time, having gone 1-2-0 ATS. Los Angeles is covering 66.7% of the time, going 2-1-0 against the spread.
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/24/2019 Andre Iguodala SG Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Nov 16
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
10/28/2019 Rajon Rondo PG Calf Game Time Decision
10/28/2019 Kyle Kuzma PF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Nov 1
10/23/2019 Talen Horton-Tucker SG Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 1
8/15/2019 DeMarcus Cousins C Knee Expected to be out until at least May 15
Jae Crowder averages 10.7 points per game in 33.0 minutes per contest. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 7.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 33% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Jaren Jackson comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Anthony Davis averages 25.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.3 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%. LeBron James averages 23.3 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 10.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 121.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 16th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.7 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd, and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league. Memphis averages 112.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 48.3 rebounds per game and 26.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 12th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 18.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers surrender 99.7 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 20.7 assists allowed per contest, and 8th with 43.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lakers are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17.7 per game. Los Angeles is 23rd in the league with 105.7 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.0. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They are 24th in the league in rebounding with 43.3 boards per game and 16th in assists per contest with 23.0. The Lakers are 26th in turnovers per game with 14.3.
The Grizzlies are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 100.7, and their defensive rating of 108.5 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 107.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 22nd. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league. Memphis is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 15th in the league.
Los Angeles is 22nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 18th in the league. The Lakers are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108, and their defensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Lakers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -13
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