Memphis Grizzlies vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction, 11/20/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Memphis Grizzlies vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Sunday, November 20, 2022
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Barclays Center is the location where the Brooklyn Nets will go up against the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.
The Grizzlies played the Pelicans and ended up losing by a score of 113-102 in their last contest. Memphis finished with a 41.3% FG percentage (38 out of 92) and made 9 out of their 35 shots from beyond the arc. At the charity stripe, the Grizzlies converted 17 of 25 tries for a rate of 68.0%. In regard to grabbing rebounds, they compiled 51 with 14 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 16 assists for this game as well as forcing 10 turnovers and getting 6 steals. In terms of defending, Memphis allowed the other team to shoot 47.3% from the field on 43 out of 91 shooting. New Orleans doled out 31 dimes and had 2 steals for the contest. Additionally, New Orleans totaled 43 rebounds (7 offensive, 36 defensive) and got 8 blocked shots. New Orleans went 75.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 9 of their 12 shots. They also buried 18 of 38 attempts from distance. In reference to personal fouls, the Grizzlies ended up with 17 and the Pelicans recorded 20 personal fouls.
Ja Morant is a guy who was a factor for this contest. Morant finished 48.1% from the field and totaled 4 dimes. He played for 36 minutes played and snagged 8 boards. He had 36 points on 13 of 27 shooting.
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Memphis will take the court with a mark of 9-6 on the year. They average 113.9 pts per game (13th in the NBA) on 46.3% from the field. The Grizzlies are shooting 36.3% on 3-pointers (185 of 510) and 70.8% from the free throw line. As a team, Memphis is pulling down 47.9 boards per contest and has accounted for 354 assists for the season, which is 20th in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. They are losing possession via turnover 14.7 times per contest and as a team they commit 20.7 fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on defense, the Grizzlies are able to force 14.4 turnovers per contest while drawing 21.3 fouls. They concede 36.4% on 3-point shots while they are 17th in the league in points per game allowed (113.4). The Grizzlies defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 45.9% (618 of 1,345) and they surrender 43.4 boards per game as a squad. They are currently ranked 20th in the NBA in giving up assists to their opponents with 396 conceded for the campaign.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Nets got the victory with a final of 109-107 against the Trail Blazers. The Nets snagged 42 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive boards totaling 47 for the game. They turned the ball over 17 times, while getting 4 steals in the matchup. The Trail Blazers were called for 22 fouls for this game which got the Nets to the free throw line for a total of 23 tries. They were able to make 18 of those for a percentage of 78.3%. In relation to shots from 3-point land, Brooklyn converted 11 of 29 tries (37.9%). When the final whistle blew, the Nets shot 40 for 79 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 50.6%. The Nets allowed the Trail Blazers to knock down 36 out of 93 tries from the field which had them shooting 38.7% for this contest. They went 36.1% from downtown by connecting on 13 out of 36 and ended up going 22 out of 27 from the charity stripe (81.5%). In reference to cleaning the glass, Brooklyn allowed Portland to snag 39 in total (8 offensive).
Kevin Durant ended up being a major contributor for the Nets in the game. He converted 13 out of 22 in the game for a rate of 59.1%, and added 8 rebounds. Durant had 35 points in his 39 minutes on the court and had 3 dimes for the contest.
Brooklyn has a win-loss mark of 7-9 for the campaign. The Nets have committed 21.8 fouls per game and they hit 80.6% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 25.8 times per game (11th in basketball) and they turn the ball over 14.1 times per game. Brooklyn has 1,771 pts for the campaign (110.7 per contest) and they pull in 40.4 rebounds per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Nets are connecting on 47.8% from the floor, which is ranked 7th in the NBA.
The Brooklyn defense gives up 38.5% on 3-pointers (216 of 561) and their opponents are converting on 77.5% of their free throw shots. They have allowed 24.0 assists and 44.7 total rebounds per game, which has them ranked 11th and 21st in basketball. The Nets are ranked 11th in the league in PPG allowed with 111.4. They are able to force 14.9 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 44.7% from the floor (3rd in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Memphis
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