Memphis Grizzlies vs. Phoenix Suns - 11/2/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Memphis Grizzlies vs. Phoenix Suns

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 7:00 PM (FedEx Forum)

PHX -125, -1.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

The Phoenix Suns will travel from California to Tennessee for a match up with the Memphis Grizzlies after their last game was a 121-110 win over the Golden State Warriors.  In their game against the Warriors, the Suns were led in scoring and rebounds by Devin Booker who scored 31 points while going 10 of 21 from the field, but a perfect 5 for 5 at the free throw line.  Center Aron Baynes led the Suns in rebounds with 13 and assists with 7.  The Sun’s most productive bench player was Cameron Johnson who scored 12 points and also recorded 4 rebounds.  

On the year, the Suns are now 3-2 and will be looking to win to their win total on the road in Memphis.  The offense for the Suns is led in scoring by Booker who is currently averaging 24.4 points per game while shooting 47.4 from the field.  Ricky Rubio is leading the Suns in assists per game with 8.8 and rebounds per game with 6.8.  The Suns come into Saturday’s game as a healthy team, as no one is currently listed on their injury report. 

The Memphis Grizzlies will be waiting at home, ready for their game against the Suns in a match up of two Western conference teams.  The Grizzlies come into Saturday’s game after losing their last game to the Los Angeles Lakers by the score of 120-91. In the Grizzlies game against the Lakers, rookie and 2nd overall pick in this year's draft JA Morant scored 19 points which led his team and also recorded 2 rebounds and 2 assists. The Grizzlies were led in rebounds by center Jonas Valanciunas with 11 while Dillon Brooks led the team in assists with 4.

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The loss was the Grizzlies third of the season and the team now has a record of 1-3. On the year the Grizzlies have now averaged 112.3 points per game while allowing 121 points per game. The Grizzlies have been led on offense by Morant who currently leads the team in points per game with 17.5 and assists per game with 5.  The teams leading rebounder is Valanciunas who has recorded 9 rebounds per game so far on the season.  For Saturday’s game, Andre Iguodala is listed as out while Brandon Clarke is listed as day to day. 

On the year, the Suns are averaging scoring 115.4 points per game while allowing 106.2 points per game. The Grizzlies are averaging scoring 107 points per game while allowing 120.8 points per game.  It’s always tempting to take the home team in sports, but I have to go with the Suns in this one.  They are simply a better all-around team and the stats show it.  Suns win 122-110 and cover the spread. 

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Travis’s Pick PHX -125, -1.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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