Sunday, January 24, 2016
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The East Carolina Pirates travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Sunday, January 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Pirates come into this game with an overall record of 8-11 and a road record of 0-7. They are 6-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-7. The Tigers have an overall record of 12-6 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 8-7 and they are 6-9 against the spread.
B.J. Tyson comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pirates. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Caleb White averages 14.1 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for East Carolina. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Dedric Lawson averages 14.1 points per game while playing 29.7 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 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Shaq Goodwin averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
East Carolina averages 68.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 245th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 198th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 193rd in the country. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game which ranks them 235th and 88th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 184th with 12.9 per game. The Pirates allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 125th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 163rd and 77th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 121st and they give up 16.5 assists per contest which puts them in 329th place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 209th in the Division 1.
Memphis averages 77.4 points per game this year which ranks them 71st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 309th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 307th in the nation. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 81st respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 136th with 12.4 per game. The Tigers allow 67.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 67th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.8 rebounds a game which ranks 310th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 50th place in the nation. The Tigers force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in college basketball.
East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 6-7 against the spread
The East Carolina Pirates are 7-7 against the over/under
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 6-9 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 8-7 against the over/under
East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/20/15 C Deng Riak Shoulder out for season
12/20/15 F Marshall Guilmette Undisclosed out for season
01/23/16 G B.J. Tyson Shoulder injured last game, doubtful Sunday vs. Memphis U
01/23/16 G Caleb White Concussion injured last game, expected to miss Sunday vs. Memphis U
Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/04/15 G Raquan Mitchell Personal has left team
01/23/16 F K.J. Lawson Achilles "?" Sunday vs. East Carolina
Guy's Pick: Take East Carolina
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