Grizzlies vs. Hornets - 12/11/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (13-8) at Memphis Grizzlies (13-10)
NBA Basketball: Friday, December 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Grizzlies -4 -- Over/Under: 191.5 See the Latest Odds
The Charlotte Hornets and Memphis Grizzlies square off Friday night at the FedExForum.
The Charlotte Hornets look to remain red hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 102.2 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 97.9 points on 44 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 17.4 points and 4.7 assists while Nicolas Batum is averaging 16.6 points and 6.8 rebounds. Jeremy Lamb is grabbing 4.9 rebounds and Jeremy Lin is dishing 2.9 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 42 percent shooting in their last five games and have won 10 of their last 11 when allowing less than 100 points. The Charlotte Hornets have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Memphis Grizzlies also look to keep rolling after winning six of their last nine games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 95.8 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 100.3 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Marc Gasol is averaging 16.2 points and 7.6 rebounds while Mike Conley is averaging 14.5 points and 6.3 assists. Zach Randolph is grabbing nine rebounds and Mario Chalmers is dishing 2.6 assists. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 30.3 percent from beyond the arc and 83 percent from the free throw line. The Grizzlies are shooting just 22.9 percent from deep in their last five games and have still topped 100 points in five of their last 10 games. The Memphis Grizzlies have won six of their last nine home games.
The Hornets are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. Western Conference and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Grizzlies are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
The Hornets have fcaught fire lately, but they're not the same team they are on the road as they are at home. Two defensive teams, I'm giving the edge to the Grizzlies at home.