Monday, November 28, 2016
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, November 28, 2016. The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 9-7. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 105.8 points per game while giving up 103.4 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 11-6. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 97.6 points per game and surrendering 96.9, good for a point differential of 0.7.
Nicolas Batum comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hornets. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Kemba Walker averages 24.5 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.1 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Mike Conley averages 19.5 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Marc Gasol averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Charlotte averages 105.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 55 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 11.6 per game. The Hornets allow 103.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.4 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Memphis averages 97.6 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 52 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 18th with 14.4 per game. The Grizzlies allow 96.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 19.2 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Grizzlies force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Hornets have an offensive rating of 107.3 and a defensive rating of 104.8. In terms of pace they average 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Charlotte turns the ball over an average of 10.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 103 and they have a defensive rating of 102.3. They get 92.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 8-7-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 10-6-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-8-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 8-8-1 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/27/16 G Jeremy Lamb Cramps probable Monday vs. Memphis
11/27/16 G Marco Belinelli Hamstring injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Memphis
11/27/16 G Nicolas Batum Eye "?" Monday vs. Memphis
11/26/16 F Marvin Williams Knee out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/25/16 F Zach Randolph Personal out indefinitely
11/22/16 F James Ennis Calf out indefinitely
11/20/16 F Chandler Parsons Knee out indefinitely
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis +1.5
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