Memphis
Grizzlies
Stadium FedExForum
32-33 Overall | WESTERN 8th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southwest Division112.6113.7
Schedule
Regular season
Mon  3/2
@
Atlanta
W127-88
Wed  3/4
@
Brooklyn
W118-79
Fri  3/6
@
Dallas
L96-121
Sat  3/7
vs
Atlanta
W118-101
Tue  3/10
vs
Orlando
L115-120
Thu  3/12
@
Portland
POSTPONED
Sat  3/14
@
Utah
POSTPONED
Mon  3/16
@
San Antonio
POSTPONED
Tue  3/17
vs
Oklahoma City
POSTPONED
Thu  3/19
@
Milwaukee
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 500/1, 0.2% (#16). They win the championship in less than 0.1% of simulations. In simulations, they win the West 0.2% of the time and are not a good value at 250/1, 0.4%. Their pre-season futures line was 27.5 wins so they have hit the over. Their playoff chances stand at 47% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #8 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 65 games, their expected win percentage is 39% based on the money line odds. They are ahead of expectations with their 32-33 record. Money line betters would be up big taking them in every game (+1763 units). They are 34-30-1 against the spread for a 100 profit. Their under-over record is 34-31. In their next game vs the Trail Blazers they are only winning 33% 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): This is a below average shooting team with a true FG% of 56.1% (#19 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 (AVERAGE): They are an average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 56 true FG% (#13 in League). Team defense is trending up holding opponents to 49.5% in their last 7 games. They allow 106.1 pts per game vs an expected value of 106.4. They are allowing 108.1 (107.9 expected) on the road, and at home 104.2 ppg (104.9 expected).

REBOUNDING (STRENGTH): They are outrebounding opponents by 1.8 per game (#10 in league).

TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.5 per game (#20 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 #21 Guard the rest of the season. 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 SG6-419810/08/19951Duke
1 Anderson, Kyle SF6-923009/20/19935UCLA
24 Brooks, Dillon SG6-722501/22/19962Oregon
15 Clarke, Brandon SF6-821509/19/19960San Jose State; Gonzaga
14 Dieng, Gorgui C6-1025201/18/19906Louisville
23 Guduric, Marko SG6-620103/08/19950No College
20 Jackson, Josh SG6-820702/10/19972Kansas
13 Jackson Jr., Jaren PF6-1124209/15/19991Michigan State
21 Jones, Tyus PG6-019605/10/19964Duke
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
--- Tolliver, Anthony PF6-824006/01/198511Creighton
19 Uthoff, Jarrod SF6-922105/19/19931Iowa
17 Valanciunas, Jonas C6-1126505/06/19927No College
18 Watanabe, Yuta SG6-821510/13/19941George Washington
7 Winslow, Justise SF6-622203/26/19964Duke