Washington Wizards vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction, 11/6/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Washington Wizards vs Memphis Grizzlies
Date: Sunday, November 6, 2022
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
TV: Bally Sports Southeast-Memphis
The Memphis Grizzlies host the Washington Wizards at FedExForum on Sunday.
The Wizards played the Nets and took a loss by a score of 128-86 in their last contest. When talking about fouls, the Wizards left the arena with 15 while the Nets totaled 19 fouls. They also converted 14 of their 28 shots from 3-point land. Brooklyn shot 100.0% at the free throw line by making 14 of 14 shots. On top of that, Brooklyn grabbed 48 rebounds (7 offensive, 41 defensive) and had 3 blocks. Brooklyn earned 32 dimes and had 8 steals in this contest. With regard to the defense, Washington allowed 55.6% from the floor on 50 out of 90 shooting. They also distributed 18 assists in the game as well as forcing the other team into 7 turnovers and earning 4 steals. In terms of grabbing boards, they compiled 39 with 7 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Wizards knocked down 18 of their 22 attempts for a percentage of 81.8%. Washington finished having earned a 36.1% field goal percentage (30 out of 83) and made 8 of their 34 shots from distance.
Bradley Beal is a player who was a contributor for this contest. Beal shot 47.1% from the field and also recorded 3 assists. He played for 30 mins and also grabbed 3 rebounds. He accumulated 20 points on 8 of 17 shooting.
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Washington steps onto the hardwood with a record of 4-5 on the year. They currently have an average of 108.0 points per game (27th in the NBA) while hitting 47.0% from the floor. The Wizards are connecting on 32.7% on 3-point shots (85 of 260) and 81.5% from the free throw line. As a unit, Washington is collecting 42.9 rebounds per game and is sitting with 212 dimes for the campaign, which ranks 17th in the league in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession by turning the ball over 14.0 times per game and as a unit are committing 20.0 fouls per contest.
Defensively, the Wizards are forcing their opponents into 12.6 turnovers per game while drawing 19.9 fouls. They are 14th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 213 relinquished on the season. The Wizards defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 46.5% (361 of 777) and they relinquish 41.6 rebounds per contest as a group. They are surrendering 41.3% on shots from beyond the arc while they are 15th in the league in opponents PPG (113.2).
The last time they took the court, the Grizzlies got the win with a final of 130-99 when they played the Hornets. With respect to how they attacked the glass, Memphis allowed Charlotte to pull down 41 overall (12 on the offensive side). They shot 29.6% from three-point range by shooting 8 of 27 and walked away from this one shooting 25 of 31 at the free throw line (80.6%). The Grizzlies permitted the Hornets to bury 33 of 86 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 38.4% in the matchup. When this game wrapped up, the Grizzlies went 50 for 98 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 51.0%. Regarding shooting from beyond the arc, Memphis buried 16 of 36 tries (44.4%). They were able to knock down 14 of them for a rate of 77.8%. The Hornets earned 17 fouls for this game which took the Grizzlies to the free throw line for 18 shots. They gave up possession 18 times, while recording 6 steals in this game. The Grizzlies were able to pull down 42 defensive boards and 18 offensive rebounds for a total of 60 for this game.
Steven Adams ended up having an impact for the Grizzlies in the matchup. He knocked down 6 of 10 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 60.0%, and added 19 rebounds. Adams recorded 13 points in his 22 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 4 assists for the matchup.
Memphis has a win-loss record of 6-3 on the year. As an offensive team, the Grizzlies are connecting on 47.2% from the floor, which is ranked 11th in basketball. Memphis has scored 1,068 pts so far this season (118.7 per contest) and they collect 46.9 rebounds per game. They are dishing out assists 24.6 times per contest (16th in the NBA) and they turn it over 15.2 times per contest. The Grizzlies are responsible for committing 21.0 personal fouls every game and they shoot 70.5% from the free throw line.
The Memphis defense concedes 37.1% on 3-pointers (122 of 329) and opponents are connecting on 78.4% of their free throw attempts. They have surrendered 25.4 assists and 43.9 rebounds per game, which is 17th and 17th in the league. The Grizzlies on the defensive end are ranked 26th in basketball in points allowed per contest with 117.2. They are forcing 15.4 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 46.2% from the field (13th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Memphis and under the total points
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