Monday, November 21, 2016
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Monday, November 21, 2016. The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 8-5. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.2 as they are averaging 96.8 points per game while giving up 97.0 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 8-4. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 105.9 points per game and surrendering 101.3, good for a point differential of 4.7.
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Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Mike Conley averages 18.3 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.9 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Kemba Walker averages 25.3 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 5.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Nicolas Batum averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Memphis averages 96.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 15.1 per game. The Grizzlies allow 97 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.7 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 19.1 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Charlotte averages 105.9 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 54.4 rebounds per game and 24.7 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 1st with 11.2 per game. The Hornets allow 101.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.4 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Hornets force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 102.9 and a defensive rating of 103.1. In terms of pace they average 92.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Hornets rating on offense is 107.1 and they have a defensive rating of 102.4. They get 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Charlotte turns the ball over on 10.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 7-6-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-6-1 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 7-4-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 7-5-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/20/16 F Chandler Parsons Knee "?" Monday vs. Charlotte
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/20/16 F Cody Zeller Shoulder "?" Monday vs. Memphis
11/20/16 G Jeremy Lamb Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Memphis
11/20/16 G Treveon Graham Achilles "?" Monday vs. Memphis
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte -5
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