Memphis
Grizzlies
Stadium FedExForum
3-7 Overall | WESTERN 13th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southwest Division109.1119.0
Schedule
Regular season
Sat  11/2
vs
Phoenix
L105-114
Mon  11/4
vs
Houston
L100-107
Wed  11/6
vs
Minnesota
W137-121
Fri  11/8
@
Orlando
L86-118
Sat  11/9
vs
Dallas
L122-138
Mon  11/11
@
San Antonio
W113-109
Wed  11/13
@
Charlotte
7:00pm
Fri  11/15
vs
Utah
ESPN8:00pm
Sun  11/17
vs
Denver
6:00pm
Tue  11/19
vs
Golden State
8:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

The Grizzlies are not contenders to win the championship at 1000/1, 0.1%. They are one of 8 teams with these odds (#23 in the league). They have no chance to win the championship. They are not a good value to win the West either at 600/1, 0.2%. The Grizzlies are averaging 32.8 wins per sim which makes them a solid bet to win over 27 games. At +1500 the Grizzlies are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 1.5% chance. They have less than 1% chance to win the division. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #13 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

They were expected to win 41% of their games last season so their 33-49 met expectations. They were not good against the spread going 39-42-1 (-720 loss). More of their games came in under (46) than went over (36). In their next game vs the Heat they are only winning 32% of the simulations. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): They are a bad shooting team with a true FG% of 54.8% (#25 in League). They average 103.5 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 103.5. On the road they average 102.5 (102.5 expected), and at home 104.6 ppg (104.6 expected).

DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): This is a below average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 56.2 true FG% (#19 in League). Even though they allow a high shooting %, they actually allow fewer points (106.1) than expected (106.4). They are allowing 108.1 (107.9 expected) on the road, and at home 104.2 ppg (104.9 expected).

REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 2.6 per game (#26 in league).

TURNOVERS (STRENGTH): Their average turnover margin is 1.2 per game (#9 in league).

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Ja Morant who is projected to be the #14 Guard. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
3 Allen, Grayson SG6-420510/08/19951Duke
1 Anderson, Kyle SF6-923009/20/19935UCLA
24 Brooks, Dillon SG6-722501/22/19962Oregon
5 Caboclo, Bruno SF6-920009/21/19955No College
15 Clarke, Brandon PF6-821509/19/19960San Jose State; Gonzaga
99 Crowder, Jae SF6-623507/06/19907Southwest Georgia Technical Co
23 Guduric, Marko SG6-620903/08/19950No College
44 Hill, Solomon SF6-622603/18/19916Arizona
9 Iguodala, Andre SG6-621501/28/198415Arizona
20 Jackson, Josh SG6-820702/10/19972Kansas
13 Jackson Jr., Jaren PF6-1124209/15/19991Michigan State
21 Jones, Tyus PG6-018505/10/19964Duke
46 Konchar, John SG6-521003/22/19960Purdue Univ-Fort Wayne
0 Melton, De'Anthony SG6-220005/28/19981USC
12 Morant, Ja PG6-317408/10/19990Murray State
17 Valanciunas, Jonas C6-1126505/06/19927No College
18 Watanabe, Yuta SG6-821510/13/19941George Washington