Grizzlies vs Hornets Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Wednesday, January 4, 2023

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The Memphis Grizzlies (23-13) visit the Charlotte Hornets (10-28) at Spectrum Center, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. The Hornets are 7.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set at 236 points for the matchup.

How to bet Grizzlies vs. Hornets

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -295 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +239 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 236 points.

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Grizzlies vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, January 4, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSE
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Arena: Spectrum Center

Grizzlies vs. Hornets Betting Trends

The Grizzlies have 18 wins against the spread in 36 games this season. Memphis has been victorious in 22, or 75.9%, of the 29 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Grizzlies games this year have hit the over 16 times in 38 opportunities (42.1%).

In the Hornets’ 38 games this season, they have 16 wins against the spread. Charlotte has been the underdog on the moneyline 28 total times this season. Buzz City has gone 6-22 in those games. The Hornets have hit the over 47.4% of the time this season (18 of 38 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Grizzlies

Grizzlies Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ja Morant 31 27.2 6.2 8 1 0.3 1.6
Dillon Brooks 33 17.2 3.4 2.8 0.8 0.2 2.2
Jaren Jackson Jr. 20 15.9 6.1 0.9 1.1 3.2 1.5
Tyus Jones 36 10.2 2.3 4.7 0.8 0.1 1.5
Santi Aldama 33 9.6 5.2 1.3 0.7 0.9 1.3

Hornets

Hornets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
LaMelo Ball 14 23.7 6 7.8 1.3 0.4 4.1
Terry Rozier 28 20 4.3 5.4 0.6 0.2 2.4
P.J. Washington 37 14.9 4.8 2.3 0.8 1.1 1.9
Gordon Hayward 21 13.7 4.7 3.9 0.8 0.2 1.1
Mason Plumlee 38 10.7 9.3 3.7 0.7 0.8 0
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Grizzlies vs. Hornets Injury Report

Hornets: Cody Martin: Questionable (Knee), Kelly Oubre: Out (Hand), Gordon Hayward: Doubtful (Hamstring), Dennis Smith: Probable (Ankle), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)

What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis ranks 10th in the NBA with 115.4 points per game this year. At the other end of the court, it ranks eighth with 111.1 points allowed per game. In home games, the Grizzlies are scoring 5.9 more points per game (118.4) than they are on the road (112.5). The Grizzlies have seen an uptick in scoring recently, putting up 116.5 points per game in their last 10 contests, 1.1 points more than the 115.4 they’ve scored this season.

With 11.4 threes per game, Memphis is 20th in the NBA. It has a 34.2% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 20th in the league. The Grizzlies have taken 64.1% two-pointers and 35.9% from three-point land this season. Of the team’s baskets, 73.6% are two-pointers and 26.4% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets

In 2022-23, Charlotte is 25th in the NBA on offense (111.4 points scored per game) and third-worst defensively (118.1 points allowed). The Hornets are scoring fewer points at home (109.6 per game) than on the road (113). The Hornets are putting up 114.5 points per contest in their previous 10 games, which is 3.1 more than their average for the season (111.4).

Beyond the arc, Charlotte is 25th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (10.7). It is worst in 3-point percentage at 32.2%. In 2022-23, the Hornets have taken 64.4% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 35.6% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 74.2% of the Hornets’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 25.8% have been 3-pointers.

Our pick to win this matchup is the Grizzlies, and we expect that Hornets will cover the spread (Grizzlies -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 236 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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