Sacramento Kings at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Game Picks 1/25/2019
Friday, January 25, 2019
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The Sacramento Kings head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, January 25, 2019. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 2.5 point favorites.
The Kings head into this matchup with a mark of 24-24. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -2.0 as they average 113.4 points per contest while giving up 115.3 per game. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 19-29. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They total 100.8 points per contest and give up 104.2, which is a point differential of -3.4.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 27-21-0 against the spread this season
The Sacramento Kings are 27-21-0 against the over/under this year
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 19-29-0 against the spread this season
The Memphis Grizzlies are 18-29-0 against the over/under this year
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
01/24/19 F Nemanja Bjelica Back is questionable Friday vs Memphis
01/23/19 PG De'Aaron Fox Toe is questionable Friday vs Memphis
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
01/23/19 C Joakim Noah Personal is questionable Friday vs Sacramento
01/14/19 SF Kyle Anderson Ankle is out 2-4 weeks
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
01/06/19 SF Chandler Parsons None is out indefinitely
De'Aaron Fox comes into this game averaging 17.4 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Buddy Hield averages 20.2 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Marc Gasol scores 15.4 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Mike Conley averages 20.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.2 rebounds per game and has 6.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 113.4 points per contest, which is 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 11th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 44.4 boards per contest and 25.9 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 13.5 per game. The Kings allow 115.3 points per contest, which is 27th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 24.8 assists per game which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 30th in the NBA with 100.8 points per contest this season. They are 21st in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -3.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 24th in the league. They are 30th in the NBA in rebounding with 39.9 boards per contest and 21st in assists per game with 23.5. The Grizzlies are 22nd in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Grizzlies give up 104.2 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 23.0 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 44.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Grizzlies are 23rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year.
The Kings are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.9, and their defensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 103 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league. Sacramento is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 8th in the league.
Memphis is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 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 14th in the league. The Grizzlies are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.1, and their defensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 95.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 25th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento +2.5
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