|TEAM STATS||PTS/G||OPP PTS/G|
|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
If they had combined Mike Conley and Ja Morant they were projected for nearly 37 wins. Without both before the draft they were projected for 30 wins. Morant delivered a big improvement. We do not project them to be a playoff team in '19-20.
REGULAR SEASON RECAP
The regular season went as expected. They won 33 games vs an expected win total of 33.5. They exceeded expectations at home. They went 12-29 on the road and were expected to win 13.6. They won 21 at home and were expected to win 19.9.
STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES
SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): This is a below average shooting team with a true FG% of 54.8% (#23 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 56.3 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 2.9 per game (#26 in league).
TURNOVERS (STRENGTH): Their average turnover margin is 1.4 per game (#9 in league).
TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG
Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Grizzlies in all of their games would be down -366 units. Against the spread, they have lost -720 units risking 110 to win 100 (39-42 ATS). The Grizzlies have lost ATS on the road, but at home they have turned a profit.
|5||Caboclo, Bruno||SF||6-9||218||09/21/1995||4||No College|
|3||Carter, Jevon||PG||6-2||196||09/14/1995||0||West Virginia|
|11||Conley, Mike||PG||6-1||175||10/11/1987||11||Ohio State|
|13||Jackson Jr., Jaren||PF||6-11||242||09/15/1999||0||Michigan State|
|6||Miles, C.J.||SF||6-6||220||03/18/1987||13||No College|
|0||Morant, Ja||G||6-3||175||08/10/1999||0||No College|
|17||Valanciunas, Jonas||C||7-0||265||05/06/1992||6||No College|
|4||Washburn, Julian||SF||6-8||209||12/18/1991||0||Texas-El Paso|
|12||Watanabe, Yuta||G||6-9||205||10/13/1994||0||George Washington|
|2||Wright, Delon||PG||6-5||183||04/26/1992||3||City College of San Francisco|
|45||Zeller, Tyler||C||7-0||253||01/17/1990||6||North Carolina|