Oklahoma City Thunder at Memphis Grizzlies Basketball Betting Tips 3/25/2019
Monday, March 25, 2019
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, March 25, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma City as 5.5 point favorites.
The Thunder have a record of 43-30. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 3.4 as they average 114.5 points per game while giving up 111.1 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 29-44 this season. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They average 102.6 points per game and surrender 105.2, good for a point differential of -2.6.
Valuable Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 37-36-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 34-37-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 34-38-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 30-42-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/04/18 G Andre Roberson Knee is out indefinitely
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
03/23/19 C Joakim Noah Knee left last game, is questionable Monday vs Oklahoma City
03/21/19 G Avery Bradley Shin is out indefinitely
03/19/19 SF CJ Miles Foot is out indefinitely
02/23/19 F Jaren Jackson Jr. Quad is out indefinitely
02/23/19 SF Kyle Anderson Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
Paul George averages 28.2 points per game in 36.7 minutes per contest. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 23.1 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 11.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Jonas Valanciunas averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 21.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Justin Holiday averages 9.8 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder allow 111.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 16th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.0 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd, and they give up 24.8 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league. Oklahoma City averages 114.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 48.1 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 2nd and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies surrender 105.2 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 23.1 assists allowed per contest, and 13th with 44.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 25th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game. Memphis is 30th in the league with 102.6 points per game this year. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -2.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They are 29th in the league in rebounding with 41.3 boards per game and 20th in assists per contest with 23.8. The Grizzlies are 16th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Thunder are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 106.6, and their offensive rating of 109.8 is ranked 4th. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 23rd. As a unit they are 26th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA. Oklahoma City is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA.
Memphis is 7th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 17th in the league. The Grizzlies are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.5, and their defensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 28th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Thunder/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -5.5
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