San Antonio Spurs at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Picks 2/12/2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 4.5 point favorites.
The Spurs head into this matchup with a mark of 32-26. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of 1.0 as they average 112.4 points per contest while giving up 111.4 per game. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 23-34. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They total 100.3 points per contest and give up 103.4, which is a point differential of -3.1.
Valuable San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 31-26-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 35-23-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 25-31-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 20-36-0 against the over/under
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
10/08/18 G Dejounte Murray ACL is out for season
02/10/19 SF Rudy Gay Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Memphis
02/08/19 PG Derrick White Heel is out indefinitely
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
02/10/19 SF Kyle Anderson Shoulder is questionable Tuesday vs San Antonio
02/10/19 C Jonas Valanciunas Acquired is probable Tuesday vs San Antonio
02/01/19 SF Omri Casspi Knee is out indefinitely
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
01/06/19 SF Chandler Parsons None is out indefinitely
DeMar DeRozan averages 21.6 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest. He averages 6.2 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. LaMarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 21.0 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Mike Conley averages 20.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Jaren Jackson averages 13.9 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs allow 111.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.7 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they give up 25.3 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league. San Antonio averages 112.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 44.1 rebounds per game and 24.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 22nd and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies surrender 103.4 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 6th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 22.9 assists allowed per contest, and 13th with 44.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 25th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per game. Memphis is 30th in the league with 100.3 points per game this year. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -3.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They are 29th in the league in rebounding with 40.5 boards per game and 21st in assists per contest with 23.4. The Grizzlies are 16th in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Spurs are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 112.2, and their offensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 24th. They are 22nd in the NBA in pace with 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 4th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA. San Antonio is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 6th in the NBA.
Memphis is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA. The Grizzlies are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 107.2, and their offensive rating of 104 is ranked 7th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 26th. As a unit they are 25th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Spurs/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis +4.5
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