Sunday, February 28, 2016
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Sunday, February 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Golden Hurricane come into this game with an overall record of 19-9 and a road record of 6-4. They are 14-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-13. The Tigers have an overall record of 15-13 and a home record of 13-6. They have an over/under record of 13-12 and they are 9-16 against the spread.
James Woodard comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Hurricane. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Shaquille Harrison averages 14.6 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game for Tulsa. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Dedric Lawson averages 15.1 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Shaq Goodwin averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Tulsa averages 73.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 148th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 137th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 228th in the country. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 210th and 146th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 10.8 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 68 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 60th and 239th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 221st and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 90th place in the country. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in the Division 1.
Memphis averages 76.6 points per game this year which ranks them 83rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 305th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 291st in the nation. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 74th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 161st with 12.6 per game. The Tigers allow 71.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 150th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 51st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.2 rebounds a game which ranks 314th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 119th place in the nation. The Tigers force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in college basketball.
The Golden Hurricane average 74 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.7 per contest. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 106.5 and they assist on 52.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Tulsa turns the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28%. The Golden Hurricane give up 72.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 75 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.1 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 102.2 and 58% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 74.3 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 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Memphis turns it over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.5%. The Tigers give up 64.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 14-10 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 14-13 against the over/under
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 9-16 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 13-12 against the over/under
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
02/17/16 C Emmanuel Ezechinonso Illness out indefinitely
Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/04/15 G Raquan Mitchell Personal has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Tulsa
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