Saturday, December 17, 2016
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Memphis Tigers travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, December 17, 2016.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 7-3 and a road record of 0-1. They are 2-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3. The Sooners have an overall record of 6-3 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 5-2 and they are 4-3 against the spread.
Dedric Lawson comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 11.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. K.J. Lawson averages 14.1 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 8.2 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Jordan Woodard averages 17.1 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Sooners. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Christian James averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Memphis averages 81.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 35th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 57th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 308th in the country. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 11.1 per game. The Tigers allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 172nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 65th and 74th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 117th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 194th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 196th in Division 1.
Oklahoma averages 79.7 points per game this year which ranks them 53rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 79th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 27th in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 52nd and 134th respectively. In the turnover department the Sooners rank 262nd with 14.9 per game. The Sooners allow 70 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 128th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 51st and 233rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 159th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 136th place in the nation. The Sooners force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 62nd in college basketball.
The Tigers average 76 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.7 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 -1.3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 111.3 and they assist on 66.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.3%. The Tigers give up 79 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sooners score 87 ppg at home and they have averaged 78.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 22.8 points per game. The Sooners have a rating on offense of 106.4 and 50.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Oklahoma turns it over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.7%. The Sooners give up 64.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 2-4 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 3-3 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-3 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 5-2 against the over/under
Memphis Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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