Charlotte Hornets vs. Memphis Grizzlies: 1/1/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 1, 2021

The Charlotte Hornets (2-2) play the Memphis Grizzlies (1-3) as 4-point favorites on Friday, January 1, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET on FS-SE. The matchup’s over/under is 219.

Betting Information

Hornets vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Hornets -4 -110 -110 219 -110 -110
Place a bet on Charlotte Hornets or the Memphis Grizzlies for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Charlotte has a 7-3 record against Memphis. The Grizzlies have an advantage against the spread (2-0) when hitting the court against the Hornets.

Hornets vs Grizzlies in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/29/2019 Grizzlies Grizzlies -3 220 -144 123 Regular Season 117-104 MEM
11/13/2019 Hornets Hornets -2 220.5 -137 115 Regular Season 119-117 MEM
2/1/2019 Hornets Regular Season 100-92 CHA
1/23/2019 Grizzlies Regular Season 118-107 CHA
3/22/2018 Hornets Regular Season 140-79 CHA
10/30/2017 Grizzlies Regular Season 104-99 CHA
11/28/2016 Grizzlies Regular Season 104-85 CHA
11/21/2016 Hornets Regular Season 105-90 MEM
12/26/2015 Hornets Regular Season 98-92 CHA
12/11/2015 Grizzlies Regular Season 123-99 CHA

Hornets Betting Information

  • Charlotte was good against the spread last season, posting a 32-30-2 record.
  • When favored by at least 4 points, the Hornets put up a 0-0-1 record ATS.
  • Charlotte more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 30 times in 64 contests (46.9%).
Bet on the Charlotte Hornets to win the NBA Championship.

Grizzlies Betting Information

  • Memphis covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 37-36-1 ATS.
  • The Grizzlies fared well as a 4-point underdog, going 4-2 against the spread when they were at least 4-point underdogs.
  • In most of Memphis’ games last season, the teams did not hit the over (35 out of 74 games, 47.3%).
Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 27 of 65 games (41.5%) last season, the Hornets and their opponents put up at least this matchup’s over/under of 219 points.
  • Memphis and its opponents added up to score at least 219 points in 66.2% of their games last year (49 of 74 opportunities).
  • The Hornets and the Grizzlies combined to average 3.3 less points per game last year than the over/under of 219 set for this game.
  • The Hornets and the Grizzlies saw their opponents average a combined 4.5 more points per game last season than the point total of 219 set for this outing.
  • The average point total in Hornets games last season was 6.5 fewer points than the over/under of 219 in this matchup.
  • Grizzlies games last year averaged a total of 226.6 points, 7.6 more than the point total in this matchup.
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Hornets Leaders

  • Devonte’ Graham averaged 18.2 points per game last season while tacking on 7.5 assists.
  • Cody Zeller grabed 7.1 rebounds per game.
  • Graham was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, knocking down 3.5 per game.
  • Terry Rozier collected 1.0 per game. Bismack Biyombo averaged 0.9 blocks an outing.

Grizzlies Leaders

  • Ja Morant contributed 17.8 points per game last season while tacking on 7.3 assists.
  • Jonas Valanciunas pulled down 11.3 rebounds per game.
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. knocked down 2.5 threes per game a season ago.
  • De’Anthony Melton swiped 1.3 steals per game. Jackson collected 1.6 blocks a contest.
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