Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 7 point favorites.
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The Golden Hurricane come into this game with an overall record of 12-10 and a road record of 3-4. They are 13-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-11. The Tigers have an overall record of 17-7 and a home record of 12-2. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 7-11 against the spread.
Junior Etou comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Hurricane. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Jaleel Wheeler averages 9.8 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Tulsa. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Dedric Lawson averages 19.8 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 10.1 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Markel Crawford averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Tulsa averages 68.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 267th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 226th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 234th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 165th and 282nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 329th with 15.4 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 72nd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 66th and 109th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 88th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 64th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 198th in Division 1.
Memphis averages 76 points per game this year which ranks them 100th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 139th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 330th in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per contest which ranks them 59th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 39th with 11.6 per game. The Tigers allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 44th and 59th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 223rd and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 119th place in the nation. The Tigers force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 75th in college basketball.
The Golden Hurricane average 66.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 61.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4.7 per contest. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 99.5 and they assist on 50.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Tulsa turns the ball over an average of 19.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.5%. The Golden Hurricane give up 68.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 76.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 66.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.9 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 106.2 and 61.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Memphis turns it over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.8%. The Tigers give up 64.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 65.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 13-8 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 10-11 against the over/under
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 7-11 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 9-10 against the over/under
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/27/16 F Chad Rykhoek Ankle out indefinitely
02/02/17 F Karim Sameh Azab Eligibility out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis -7
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