Friday, November 27, 2015
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The Ohio State Buckeyes travel to AmericanAirlines Arena to play the Memphis Tigers on Friday, November 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145. The Buckeyes come into this game with an overall record of 2-2 and they have yet to play a road game. The Tigers have an overall record of 2-2 and a home record of 2-2.
Marc Loving comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Buckeyes. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1 assist per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Keita Bates-Diop averages 13 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game for Ohio State. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Dedric Lawson averages 14.8 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 59%. Ricky Tarrant averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 24% and his free throw percentage is 96%.
Ohio State averages 75 points per contest this season which ranks them 147th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 41st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 93rd in the country. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per game which ranks them 81st and 273rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 297th with 15.5 per game. The Buckeyes allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 76th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 152nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 99th and they give up 8.5 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 204th in the Division 1.
Memphis averages 73 points per game this year which ranks them 175th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 38% as a team which has them sitting in the 301st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 21% which is good for 348th in the nation. They average 44.2 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 32nd and 120th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 112th with 11.8 per game. The Tigers allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 82nd in the country. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 145th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 310th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 224th place in the nation. The Tigers force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 47th in college basketball.
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 1-3 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 1-3 against the over/under
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 0-3 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 1-2 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Memphis Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio State
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