Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Tips 11/29/2019
Game: Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
TV: Fox Sports Southeast - Memphis
Odds/Point Spread: Utah -5.5
FedExForum is the site where Dillon Brooks and the Memphis Grizzlies (5-12, 5th in the Southwest Division) will take on the Utah Jazz (11-7, 2nd in the Northwest Division) on Friday. Memphis opens this game as 5.5 point dogs. The over/under has been set at 217.
The Jazz cover the spread 38.9% of the time, having gone 7-11-0 ATS. Memphis covers the spread 41.2% of the time, going 7-10-0 against the spread.
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
11/25/2019 Ed Davis C Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Dec 4
11/25/2019 Nigel Williams-Goss PG Toe Game Time Decision
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/27/2019 Kyle Anderson SF Heel Game Time Decision
11/27/2019 John Konchar SG Calf Game Time Decision
11/18/2019 Andre Iguodala SG Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Dec 15
Bojan Bogdanovic comes into this contest averaging 21.5 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 88%. Donovan Mitchell averages 25.6 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Dillon Brooks averages 12.8 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Ja Morant averages 19.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 6.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 106.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 16.3 per game. The Jazz allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.7 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 19.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 16th in the league with 109.8 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -8.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They are 16th in the league in rebounding with 45.1 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 27.1. The Grizzlies are 3rd in turnovers per game with 16.9. The Grizzlies surrender 118.5 points per contest, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 25.6 assists allowed per contest and 13th with 45.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game.
The Jazz are 22nd in the league in defensive rating with 104, and their offensive rating of 106.3 is ranked 9th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 12th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the NBA. Utah is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 29th in the NBA.
Memphis is 6th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 8th in the league. The Grizzlies are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.9, and their defensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 104 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 20th. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis +5.5
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