Charlotte Hornets vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction, 2/10/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs Memphis Grizzlies
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
TV: Fox Sports Southeast
Odds/Point Spread: Charlotte (+4)
The Charlotte Hornets (12-13) head to FedExForum on Wednesday where they'll take on the Memphis Grizzlies (9-10). Memphis opens this matchup as 4-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 226.
The Charlotte Hornets faced off with the Houston Rockets and went home with a win by a final score of 119-94 in their last contest. Charlotte wrapped up the contest having earned a 48.9% FG percentage (44 of 90) and converted 19 out of their 41 3-point shots. From the free throw line, the Hornets knocked down 12 of 13 attempts for a percentage of 92.3%. With respect to getting rebounds, they earned a total of 51 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 28 assists in this game while getting 5 steals and 6 blocked shots. In the matter of defense, Charlotte allowed their opponent to shoot 40.7% from the floor on 35 of 86 shooting. Houston doled out 20 dimes and had 9 steals in this contest. Furthurmore, the Rockets snagged 39 rebounds (8 offensive, 31 defensive) and added 4 rejections. Houston finished the contest at 68.8% from the charity stripe by converting 11 of 16 attempts. They also converted 13 out of their 47 attempts from distance.
LaMelo Ball is someone who played a role for the contest. He ended up with 24 points on 7 of 18 shooting. He saw the court for 31:52 mins played and snagged 7 rebounds. Ball shot 38.9% from the field and recorded 10 assists. One more player that was a major factor in this contest for the Hornets was Gordon Hayward. He snagged 5 boards and totaled 4 assists. He went 36.4% from the field for the game by going 4-of-11 (19 points). Overall, Hayward saw the court for 32:55 min.
Charlotte will play this game with a win-loss mark of 12-13 so far this season. They have an average of 110.8 points per outing (20th in basketball) while connecting on 45.2% from the field. The Hornets are hitting 37.8% on three-point attempts (346 of 916) and 75.8% from the free throw line. As a unit, Charlotte is pulling down 44.4 boards per contest and has racked up 703 dimes on the campaign, which is 1st in the league in terms of passing. They lose possession via turnover 14.5 times per contest and as a squad are committing 18.6 personal fouls every game. On defense, the Hornets are forcing their opponents into 15.9 turnovers per game while drawing 19.3 fouls. The Hornets are giving up a shooting percentage of 46.0% (397 of 483) and they concede 46.0 rebounds per game as a squad. They are ranked 30th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 693 conceded for the season. They give up 36.4% on three-point shots and they rank 10th in the league in points per game allowed (110.4).
In their last game, the Memphis Grizzlies went home defeated by a final of 128-113 against the Toronto Raptors. The Grizzlies collected 23 defensive boards and 19 offensive boards totaling 42 in this game. They stuffed 4 attempts while getting 7 steals in this matchup. The Raptors were called for 24 fouls in this contest which got the Grizzlies to the charity stripe for 29 tries. They were able to make 26 of them for a percentage of 89.7%. In terms of shots from 3-point land, Memphis made 13 out of their 39 tries (33.3%). When the final whistle was blown, the Grizzlies walked away from this one shooting 37 for 87 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.5%. The Grizzlies allowed the Raptors to convert 42 of their 77 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 54.5% in the game. They finished 54.1% from beyond the perimeter by shooting 20 out of 37 and ended up shooting 24 out of 26 from the free throw line (92.3%). When it comes to how they rebounded, Memphis allowed Toronto to get 37 in all (7 offensive).
Jonas Valančiūnas was important for the Grizzlies for this game. He converted 8 of 12 in the matchup for a rate of 66.7%, which got him 27 points. Valančiūnas pulled down 20 rebounds in his 33:35 minutes of time on the court and accumulated 3 dimes in this contest. Someone else that ended being a contributor for Memphis was Dillon Brooks. He notched 22 points in his 36:55 minutes on the court via 8 of 20 from the floor for the game. Brooks ended the game having shot 40.0% from the field and also earning 2 assists and 5 total rebounds.
Memphis has a win-loss record of 9-10 so far this year. When it comes to executing on offense, the Grizzlies are hitting on 46.0% from the floor, which ranks 16th in basketball. Memphis has tallied 2,089 points so far this year (109.9 per contest) and they grab 44.9 boards per game. They are earning an assist 28.1 times per contest (2nd in basketball) and they are turning it over 13.9 times per contest. The Grizzlies are responsible for committing 18.6 fouls every game and they shoot 78.6% from the free throw line. The Grizzlies defensively are ranked 11th in the NBA in points given up per game with 110.7. They are forcing their opponents into 16.1 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 46.8% from the floor (19th in the league). The Memphis defense concedes 39.1% on 3-point attempts (248 of 634) and their opposition knocks down 76.5% of their foul shots. They allow 25.8 assists and 44.5 rebounds every game, which ranks them 24th and 15th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Memphis (-4) and over 226 points
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