The Memphis Grizzlies’ calling card throughout the past decade has been defense, and it’s getting the job done for them once again in 2016-17. Paced by the solid backcourt duo of Tony Allen and Mike Conley, the Grizz have won seven of their last eight games ahead of Monday’s tilt with the Charlotte Hornets.
- The Grizzlies are 7-1 SU and 6-2 ATS in their last eight games.
- The Hornets are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games on the road against teams with winning records.
- The Hornets are 3-1 ATS in their last four games against the Grizzlies.
Oddsmakers initially set the Hornets as 2.5-point underdogs with an OVER/UNDER of 196.
Allen and Conley will have their hands full with Jeremy Lamb and Kemba Walker. Lamb, who posted an 18-point, 17-rebound performance on Saturday, is red-hot while filling in for the injured Nicolas Batum.
Memphis is second in the NBA in scoring defense, holding opponents to an average of 96.9 points. Zach Randolph is listed as day-to-day while on personal leave, and at the time of writing his status for the contest was up in the air.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Memphis Grizzlies installed as -2.5-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 196.
Odds – Shark
computer prediction formulas pick a 107-98 win for the Grizzlies on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Charlotte Hornets vs Memphis Grizzlies Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Memphis Grizzlies bring a 11-6 record (9-8 ATS) to the battle against the 9-7 Charlotte Hornets, who are 8-7-1 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Memphis Grizzlies go 9-8 so far and the Charlotte Hornets go 10-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Memphis vs Charlotte injuries news.
It’s a betting matchup between the No. 17-rated Memphis Grizzlies and the No. 10-ranked Charlotte Hornets, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds – Shark
The game also pits Memphis’s No. 25-ranked offense averaging 97.59 PPG, against a Charlotte Hornets defense that ranks No. 13 at 103.38 PPG. The Memphis Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 42.36% so far, less than the Charlotte Hornets shooters have achieved on the year, 44.03% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Hornets grabbed a 107-102 win over the Knicks on Saturday, behind a 28-point effort from Kemba Walker at Spectrum Center.
The Grizzlies grabbed a 110-107 win over the Heat on Saturday, behind a 28-point effort from Marc Gasol at American Airlines Arena.
- Charlotte is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
- Charlotte is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Charlotte’s last 5 games
- Charlotte is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- Memphis is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
- Memphis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’s last 6 games
- Memphis is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Charlotte home to Detroit, Tuesday, November 29th
Memphis at Toronto, Wednesday, November 30th