Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Memphis Tigers travel to Devlin Fieldhouse to play the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 14-10 and a road record of 1-5. They are 8-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-10. The Green Wave have an overall record of 9-16 and a home record of 5-7. They have an over/under record of 10-9 and they are 8-10 against the spread.
Shaq Goodwin comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Dedric Lawson averages 14.5 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 9 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Louis Dabney averages 14 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Green Wave. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Malik Morgan averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Memphis averages 77.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 72nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 303rd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 282nd in the country. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 70th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 131st with 12.4 per game. The Tigers allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 136th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 48th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39 rebounds a game which ranks 302nd and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 106th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 54th in the Division 1.
Tulane averages 65.6 points per game this year which ranks them 304th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.8 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 319th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 336th in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest which ranks them 60th and 282nd respectively. In the turnover department the Green Wave rank 287th with 14.1 per game. The Green Wave allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 107th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 121st and 182nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 171st and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 68th place in the nation. The Green Wave force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 190th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 80.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -8 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 103.2 and they assist on 58.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 74.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 45%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.7%. The Tigers give up 83.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Green Wave score 64.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.1 points per game. The Green Wave have a rating on offense of 95.1 and 48.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 45%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Tulane turns it over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.8%. The Green Wave give up 64.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 8-13 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 11-10 against the over/under
Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 8-10 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 10-9 against the over/under
Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/04/15 G Raquan Mitchell Personal has left team
Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis
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