Brooklyn Nets vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction, 10/24/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs Memphis Grizzlies
Date: Monday, October 24, 2022
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
TV: Bally Sports Southeast-Memphis
FedExForum is the location where the Memphis Grizzlies will attempt to defeat the Brooklyn Nets on Monday.
The Nets faced the Raptors and earned the victory with a final of 109-105 in their last contest. In the matter of fouls, the Nets finished with 19 while the Raptors totaled 21 fouls. They buried 11 of their 28 attempts from distance. Toronto shot 66.7% at the charity stripe by knocking down 12 of 18 shots. Additionally, Toronto grabbed 41 rebounds (8 offensive, 33 defensive) and added 13 blocked shots. Toronto distributed 25 dimes and had 9 steals in this contest. With regard to defending, Brooklyn let their opponent shoot 48.8% from the floor on 41 of 84 shooting. They also distributed 26 assists for the matchup as well as forcing the opposition into 13 turnovers and earning 3 steals. When discussing grabbing boards, they compiled 44 with 13 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Nets knocked down 20 of their 29 shots for a rate of 69.0%. Brooklyn wrapped up the game having earned a 47.5% field goal percentage (38 of 80) and made 13 out of their 35 three-point attempts.
Nic Claxton is someone who played a role for the matchup. He ended up walking away with 19 points on 8 of 11 shooting. He played for 34 mins and also pulled down 11 rebounds. Claxton walked away from this one shooting 72.7% from the floor but had no dimes when the game ended.
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Brooklyn comes into this game with a win-loss mark of 1-1 this year. They are turning it over 14.5 times per contest and as a group they are committing 22.0 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Brooklyn is collecting 41.5 rebounds per game and has earned 48 assists for the season, which is 24th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. The Nets are shooting 33.8% on 3-pointers (23 of 68) and 71.7% from the free throw line. They average 108.5 points per outing (22nd in basketball) while going 46.2% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Nets have forced 14.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 21.0 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 42.6% on 3-point shots while they are 21st in the NBA in PPG allowed (117.5). The Nets defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 48.9% (91 of 186) and they concede 51.0 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 15th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 56 conceded this year.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Grizzlies took a loss by a score of 137-96 when they faced the Mavericks. The Grizzlies were able to corral 23 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards totaling 29 for the matchup. They also turned the ball over 17 times, while earning 4 steals for this contest. The Mavericks were called for 24 fouls for the matchup which got the Grizzlies to the charity stripe for a total of 24 attempts. They were able to knock down 19 of the free throws for a rate of 79.2%. In reference to 3-point shots, Memphis buried 9 out of their 33 attempts (27.3%). When the final whistle blew, the Grizzlies went 34 out of 79 from the field which had them at 43.0%. The Grizzlies permitted the Mavericks to knock down 45 of 90 tries from the floor which left them with a rate of 50.0% in the matchup. They finished the game shooting 43.6% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 17 out of 39 and finished the game at 30 of 36 at the free throw line (83.3%). In relation to cleaning up the glass, Memphis permitted Dallas to get 52 in all (15 on the offensive side).
Ja Morant was important for the Grizzlies in this contest. He converted 6 of 12 for the contest giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and had 1 rebound. Morant earned 20 points in his 30 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 4 assists for this contest.
Memphis has a record of 2-1 on the season. The Grizzlies have committed 22.3 fouls every game and they connect on 69.7% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 24.3 times per game (16th in the NBA) and they cough up possession 14.7 times per contest. Memphis has earned 115 points this year. As an offensive team, the Grizzlies are connecting on 42.5% from the field, which is ranked 26th in basketball.
The Grizzlies on the defensive end are ranked 29th in basketball in points allowed per game with 123.7. They have forced 13.7 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 45.5% from the floor (14th in the NBA). The Memphis defense gives up 37.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter (42 of 111) and their opponents are converting on 75.0% of their foul shots. They allow 23.0 assists and 50.3 boards per contest, which has them ranked 12th and 24th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Memphis
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