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Grizzlies vs Hornets Betting Matchup Report

New Orleans HornetsMemphis Grizzlies
March 4, 8:00 PM | FedExForum

New Orleans Hornets vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds

35-28TEAM RECORD34-28

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Hornets travelling to Memphis Friday to face the Grizzlies on Friday.

The Grizzlies sit at 34-28 (39-22-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Hornets are currently 35-28 (29-32-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Memphis is 30-32 OU, and New Orleans is 21-41-1 OU.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 14-rated Grizzlies and the No. 13-rated Hornets in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 100-98 win for the Grizzlies on Friday.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Memphis's No. 17-rated squad against New Orleans's No. 20-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Memphis rates No. 30 in the league with 3.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 21 with 5.4 per outing.

Defensively, the Hornets feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 94.5 points per game. Memphis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the league in scoring at home.

New Orleans lost its last outing, a 107-88 result against the Knicks on March 2. The Hornets failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog, while the 195 combined points took the game UNDER the total. New Orleans suffered a 107-88 loss against New York on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Jarrett Jack in a losing effort at Madison Square Garden.

In their last action, Memphis was a 109-93 winner at home against the Spurs. They covered the 1.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (202) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Zach Randolph scored 21 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Memphis over San Antonio, 109-93, on Tuesday at FedExForum.

New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing New York are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few Hornets at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing Memphis
New Orleans is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games when playing Memphis
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing New Orleans
Memphis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
New Orleans at Cleveland, Sunday, March 6
Memphis at Dallas, Sunday, March 6