Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs NBA Picks 11/11/2019
Monday, November 11, 2019
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DeMar DeRozan and the San Antonio Spurs (5-4, 3rd in the Southwest Division) host the Memphis Grizzlies (2-7, 5th in the Southwest Division) at AT&T Center on Monday, November 11, 2019. Memphis opens this game as 10.5 point dogs. The over/under has been set at 221.
The Grizzlies are covering the spread 22.2% of the time, having gone 2-7-0 ATS. San Antonio is covering 22.2% of the time, going 2-7-0 against the spread.
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/9/2019 Grayson Allen SG Ankle Game Time Decision
11/9/2019 Brandon Clarke PF Back Expected to be out until at least Nov 11
11/9/2019 Ja Morant PG Rest Expected to be out until at least Nov 11
11/3/2019 Andre Iguodala SG Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ja Morant averages 18.9 points per game in 27.5 minutes per contest. He averages 5.5 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Jaren Jackson comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 25.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 17.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 82%. DeMar DeRozan averages 20.2 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 120.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 16th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.3 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league. Memphis averages 108.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -11.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 45.8 rebounds per game and 25.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 17th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 17.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs surrender 112.7 points per contest, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 23.4 assists allowed per contest, and 4th with 42.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 1st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game. San Antonio is 13th in the league with 112.6 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 49.7 boards per game and 20th in assists per contest with 23.4. The Spurs are 20th in turnovers per game with 15.4.
The Grizzlies are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 112.1, and their offensive rating of 101.4 is ranked 26th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 105.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 25th. As a unit they are 26th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA. Memphis is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 14th in the NBA.
San Antonio is 20th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league. The Spurs are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.1, and their defensive rating of 109.2 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 22nd. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio -10.5
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