Charlotte Hornets at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Tips 1/23/2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 3 point favorites.
The Hornets head into this matchup with a mark of 22-24. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of 0.5 as they average 112.2 points per contest while giving up 111.7 per game. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 19-28. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They total 100.6 points per contest and give up 103.9, which is a point differential of -3.2.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 23-23-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 25-21-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 19-27-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 17-28-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
01/01/19 F Cody Zeller Hand is out indefinitely
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
01/21/19 C Joakim Noah Personal is questionable Wednesday vs Charlotte
01/14/19 SF Kyle Anderson Ankle is out 2-4 weeks
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
01/06/19 SF Chandler Parsons None is out indefinitely
Jeremy Lamb comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Kemba Walker averages 25.0 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.6 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Marc Gasol averages 15.3 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Mike Conley averages 19.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 6.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 112.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 44.8 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 12.4 per game. The Hornets allow 111.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.7 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 26.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 30th in the league with 100.6 points per game this year. They are 20th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -3.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 40.0 boards per game, and 21st in assists per contest with 23.4. The Grizzlies are 21st in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Grizzlies surrender 103.9 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 23.0 assists allowed per contest and 16th with 44.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Grizzlies were 23rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game last season.
The Hornets are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 111.2, and their offensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 18th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 18th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA. Charlotte is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA.
Memphis is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 15th in the league. The Grizzlies are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.9, and their defensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 95.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 25th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte +3
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