Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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The Memphis Tigers travel to Reynolds Center to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 12-4 and a road record of 2-1. They are 6-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Golden Hurricane have an overall record of 7-7 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 5-8 and they are 8-5 against the spread.
Dedric Lawson comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 11.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Markel Crawford averages 15.4 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jaleel Wheeler averages 11.7 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Hurricane. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Junior Etou averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Memphis averages 80.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 38th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 40th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 302nd in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 17.9 assists per game which ranks them 61st and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 36th with 11.4 per game. The Tigers allow 70 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 117th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 50th and 77th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 164th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 127th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 134th in Division 1.
Tulsa averages 67.5 points per game this year which ranks them 275th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 205th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 215th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per contest which ranks them 153rd and 294th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Hurricane rank 336th with 16.2 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 68.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 81st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 97th and 126th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 52nd and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 85th place in the nation. The Golden Hurricane force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 248th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 81.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 15.3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 111.2 and they assist on 61.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Memphis turns the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.8%. The Tigers give up 78 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 58 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Hurricane score 71 ppg at home and they have averaged 59.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.4 points per game. The Golden Hurricane have a rating on offense of 98.1 and 49.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Tulsa turns it over an average of 20.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.3%. The Golden Hurricane give up 67.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 6-5 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 5-6 against the over/under
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 8-5 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 5-8 against the over/under
Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/27/16 F Chad Rykhoek Ankle out indefinitely
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Tulsa
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