Louisville at Memphis College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/16/2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Louisville Cardinals head to Madison Square Garden to take on the Memphis Tigers on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Louisville as 12 point favorites.
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Louisville heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-2. They currently have a point differential of 15.7 as they are averaging 80.0 points per contest while giving up 64.3 per game. Memphis has an overall mark of 7-2. They are averaging 71.1 points per contest and giving up 68.4, which is a point differential of 2.7.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 4-4 against the over/under this year
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 2-4 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
11/22/17 G Brian Bowen II Suspension is out for season
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Quentin Snider averages 10.8 points per contest in 32.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Deng Adel averages 16.1 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Kyvon Davenport averages 12.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes 0.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 61%. Jeremiah Martin scores 17.2 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 4.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals allow 64.3 points per contest which is 44th in Division 1. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 30th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 233rd, and they allow 9.2 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 215th in the nation. Louisville averages 80.0 points per contest this year, which is 91st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 15.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 131st. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 219th in college basketball. They average 41.6 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 216th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 266th with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers give up 68.4 points per game, which ranks them 105th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 86th and 134th in those defensive statistics. They rank 261st with 14.7 dimes allowed per game and 144th with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 160th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year. Memphis is 256th in Division 1 with 71.1 points per contest this season. They are 238th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.7. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 320th in D-1. They are 234th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.9 boards per contest and 221st in assists per game with 13.3. The Tigers are 182nd in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Cardinals are 86th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.6, and their defensive rating of 88.9 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 130th in the country with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 161st. As a team they are 142nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 228th in Division 1. Louisville is 280th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 42%, which is 9th in the nation.
Memphis is 156th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 107th in Division 1. The Tigers are 189th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.8, and their offensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 182nd. They are 334th in D-1 in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 263rd. As a unit they are 242nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 179th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Louisville -12 and over 150 total points
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