Memphis Grizzlies vs. Denver Nuggets, NBA Western Conference game. Game between conference rivals with a wide advantage for the home team. The Grizzlies know that this game will be one of the heaviest of the first month of the year. For now the team strives to continue climbing positions at the conference. Jazz is in a privileged position this season, the team aspires to the playoffs and more.
Memphis Grizzlies: Playing better than ever.
The Grizzlies are slowly showing strength in the season. The team is in position eight of the conference with 22 wins and 24 losses. At home the record is 13-13 but in the last twelve games the team lost only twice against Spurs 115-145 and Pelicans 116-126. The last game at home was a victory against the Phoenix Suns 114-109.
At home the team is scoring an average of 115 points per game, 43.56 FG points, 78.4% free throw shots, 11.46 three pointers, 46.46 rebounds, 28.04 assits, 14.85 turnovers.
The defense allows up to 116.4 points per game, 41.46 FG points, 77.9% free throw shots, 13.77 three pointers, 43.88 rebounds, 24.50 assists and 14.65 turnovers.
Jaren Jackson leads the Grizzlies this season with 18 points per game, 48.4% FG points, 41% three pointers. Jackson has become one of the most important players in the team. Ja Morant is the team’s second best scorer with an average of 17.6 points. The bench is led by Clarke with 12.1 per game.
Denver Nuggets: We know how to win.
The Nuggets earlier in the season won against the Grizzlies 131-114 on the road. That was one of the first six wins of the team playing on the road. 6-2 in the last eight games on the road for the Nuggets. The most recent victory was against the Pelicans 113-106. Before that, the team lost a four-game winning streak against the Rockets 105-121.
On the road the Nuggets are scoring an average of 110.2 points per game, 41.09 FG points, 79.7% free throw shots, 11.45 three pointers, 43.95 rebounds, 25.95 assists, 13.41 turnovers.
The defense allows up to 108.4 points per game, 39.50 FG points, 76.4% free throw shots, 11.64 three pointers, 43.59 rebounds, 24.45 assits and 14.27 turnovers.
Millsap and Murray will not be available for this game. They both have averages over ten points this season. The leader in points in Nikola Jokic with 19.7 points, 50% FG points, 31.8% three pointers. Will Barton is third on the list with 14.8 points per game this season.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Memphis Grizzlies vs. Denver Nuggets 01/28/2020 is: take the OVER 224 (TOTALS).
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