Recap - Grizzlies Defeat Charlotte 85-80
|Recap - Grizzlies Defeat Charlotte 85-80|
The Grizzlies grabbed an 85-80 win over the Bobcats on Friday, behind a 20-point effort from Mike Conley at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Memphis did not, however, defeat the Bobcats against the spread, which closed at 14 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 182.5.
Memphis got 14 points from Zach Randolph and another 9 points from Rudy Gay. Mike Conley contributed 7 assists, while Rudy Gay cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
The Bobcats got a 32-point performance from Gerald Henderson, who was supported by 11 points from Derrick Brown. Kemba Walker had 5 assists in a losing cause for Charlotte, while Byron Mullens grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was 39-37 at the break.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-38.
Memphis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trail Blazers. The Bobcats will aim to get back on the winning track vs Sacramento.