Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies Expert NBA Picks Against the Spread 11/2/2019
Saturday, November 2, 2019
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Jaren Jackson and the Memphis Grizzlies (1-3, 4th in the Southwest Division) play the Phoenix Suns (3-2, 3rd in the Pacific Division) at FedExForum on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The spread on this game has Memphis as 1 point favorites. The O/U has been set at 220.
The Suns are covering the spread 100.0% of the time, having gone 5-0-0 ATS. Memphis is covering the spread 25.0% of the time, going 1-3-0 against the spread.
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
10/24/2019 Ty Jerome PG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
10/24/2019 Andre Iguodala SG Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Nov 16
Kelly Oubre comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 91%. Devin Booker averages 24.4 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.0 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Jaren Jackson averages 14.8 points per game while playing 26.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Jae Crowder averages 10.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 115.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 46.8 rebounds per game and 28.8 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 16.2 per game. The Suns allow 106.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.6 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 18.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 20th in the league with 107.0 points per game this year. They are 25th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -13.8. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 30th in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 47.8 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 24.8. The Grizzlies are 7th in turnovers per game with 18.8. The Grizzlies surrender 120.8 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 22.3 assists allowed per contest and 27th with 50.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 20th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17.5 per game.
The Suns are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.9, and their defensive rating of 100.2 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 103.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 13th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league. Phoenix is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 25th in the league.
Memphis is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 19th in the NBA. The Grizzlies are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 108.9, and their offensive rating of 96.5 is ranked 19th. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 108 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 29th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis -1
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