The NBA is back in action as the Memphis Grizzlies will clash with the New York Knicks in the Big Apple.
Memphis is heading into this game after a defeat at Charlotte away with a score of 100-92. On the other side, the Knicks lost a home game against the Celtics with a score of 103-98.
Memphis Grizzlies Form
The Grizzlies lost their last game against the Hornets.
Shelvin Mack had a solid game as he scored 19 points in the defeat. They had a good chance to win the game but it was just not their day.
The Grizzlies are on the 14th spot in the Western Conference with 8.5 games behind the Clippers for the last playoff spot.
On the offensive side of the game, the Grizzlies score an average of 100.4 points per game. Therefore, this record is enough for the low 30th spot in the league in scoring.
Also, they have an average of 40.2 boards per game combined with 23.5 dimes per night.
On the defensive side of the game, Memphis is allowing an average of 103.7 points per game. Therefore, this is simply the best defensive score in the NBA this season.
New York Knicks Form
The Knicks are having a poor season. Moreover, the loss against Boston at home was their 12th defeat in a row.
New York is one the last spot in the Eastern Conference at the moment.
On the offensive side of the game, the Knicks score an average of 106.1 points per game. Therefore, this record is enough for the 24th spot in the league in scoring.
Also, they have an average of 44 boards per night combined with 19.7 assists per contest.
On the defensive side of the game, the Knicks allow an average of 115 points per game. Therefore, this record is enough for the 26th spot in the league in scoring defence.
The Grizzlies are the best defensive team in the NBA this season. They are facing a poor Knicks team and this game is their chance to improve their offensive stats. On the other side, New York is having a terrible season. They now have 12 defeats in a row. Therefore, I expect a Memphis win in this game.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Memphis Grizzlies vs. New York Knicks on 2/2/2019
is: Take the Chicago Bulls -523 (money line)
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