New York Knicks vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction, 3/11/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Knicks vs Memphis Grizzlies
Date: Friday, March 11, 2022
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
TV: Bally Sports SE-MEM
FedExForum is the location where the Memphis Grizzlies (45-22) will go up against the New York Knicks (28-38) on Friday.
The Knicks took the court against the Mavericks and earned the victory with a final of 107-77 in their last game. In relation to personal fouls, the Knicks ended up finishing with 25 and the Mavericks finished the game with 8 personal fouls. They made 6 of 44 tries from beyond the arc. Dallas went 68.0% from the charity stripe by burying 17 of their 25 shots. In addition, Dallas grabbed 25 rebounds (12 offensive, 13 defensive) and had 3 rejections. Dallas recorded 37 assists and had 11 steals in the matchup. When talking about the defense, New York allowed the other team to shoot 31.4% from the floor on 27 out of 86 shooting. They also recorded 20 assists in this game while forcing 4 turnovers and having 3 steals. With respect to pulling down boards, they earned 55 with 14 of them being offensive. From the free throw line, the Knicks made 26 of 33 tries for a rate of 78.8%. New York finished the game with a 42.9% FG percentage (36 out of 84) and converted 9 out of their 34 shots from 3-point land.
Julius Randle is one guy who was a major factor for this game. He ended up walking away with 26 points on 8 out of 19 shooting. He played for 34 minutes played and also snagged 8 rebounds. Randle finished shooting 42.1% from the field and distributed 5 assists.
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New York will play this game with a win-loss record of 28-38 so far this year. They are turning it over 13.5 times per game and as a team are committing 20.5 personal fouls per game. As a team, New York is collecting 46.3 boards per game and has racked up 1,411 dimes for the year, which ranks 30th in the league in terms of passing. The Knicks are hitting 35.4% on shots from distance (856 of 2,421) and 74.5% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 105.8 pts per game (27th in the NBA) while hitting 43.6% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Knicks are forcing 12.6 turnovers every game and they draw 20.1 fouls. They surrender 34.5% on shots from downtown and they are ranked 8th in the league in PPG allowed (106.8). The Knicks defensively are allowing an opponent FG percentage of 44.4% (2,531 of 5,699) and they concede 43.9 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are 14th in the NBA in allowing assists with 1,600 surrendered this season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Grizzlies went home victorious with a score of 132-111 against the Pelicans. The Grizzlies earned 37 defensive boards and 15 offensive boards totaling 52 in the game. They also coughed up the ball 11 times, while recording 8 steals in this contest. The Pelicans had 14 fouls in this matchup which got the Grizzlies to the free throw line for a total of 24 tries. They were able to make 20 of those for a percentage of 83.3%. Pertaining to three-point shots, Memphis made 16 out of 44 attempts (36.4%). When the game finished, the Grizzlies finished shooting 48 for 101 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 47.5%. The Grizzlies allowed the Pelicans to knock down 41 of 88 tries from the field which had them sitting at 46.6% in the game. They finished 32.4% from behind the 3-point line by connecting on 11 of 34 and finished the contest at 18 out of 27 from the free throw line (66.7%). In the matter of rebounding, Memphis permitted New Orleans to pull down 33 overall (12 on the offensive side).
Ja Morant ended up being a factor for the Grizzlies for the game. Morant totaled 24 points in his 27 minutes on the hardwood and added 8 dimes in this game. He made 8 out of 13 in this contest giving him a rate of 61.5%, and accumulated 8 rebounds.
Memphis has a win-loss mark of 45-22 on the season. The Grizzlies are committing 19.5 personal fouls every game and they connect on 73.3% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 25.3 times per game (8th in the league) and they turn it over 13.2 times per game. Memphis has scored 7,651 pts this year (114.2 per contest) and they average 49.2 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Grizzlies are shooting 45.9% from the field, which ranks 16th in basketball.
The Grizzlies are ranked 13th in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 109.3. They are forcing 15.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 45.3% from the field (12th in basketball). The Memphis defense surrenders 35.3% on 3-point attempts (829 of 2,346) and their opponents are knocking down 77.3% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have conceded 25.2 assists and 42.9 boards per contest, which is ranked 21st and 6th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Memphis
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