Memphis at East Carolina College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The Memphis Tigers head to Minges Coliseum to take on the East Carolina Pirates on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 7 point favorites.
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Memphis heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-8. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 69.8 points per contest while giving up 69.5 per game. East Carolina has an overall record of 8-13. They are averaging 65.4 points per game and surrendering 71.2, good for a point differential of -5.8.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 8-10 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 8-11 against the over/under this year
Important East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 7-7 against the spread this season
The East Carolina Pirates are 8-6 against the over/under this year
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
01/31/18 G Malik Rhodes Suspension is out indefinitely
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/13/17 G Seth LeDay Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Jeremy Sheppard Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Raquan Wilkins Suspension is out indefinitely
01/02/18 G Aaron Jackson Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/02/18 F Justin Whatley Hand is out indefinitely
Jeremiah Martin averages 18.8 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Kyvon Davenport averages 12.8 points per contest in 30.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 6.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
B.J. Tyson scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Isaac Fleming averages 12.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.8 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 69.8 points per contest this year, which is 277th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 217th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 348th in Division 1. They average 35.0 boards per contest and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 217th and 246th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 143rd with 13.7 per game. The Tigers allow 69.5 points per contest, which is 111th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 100th and 309th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 95th, and they allow 14.9 assists per game which puts them in 283rd place in college basketball. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 184th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
East Carolina is 329th in the country with 65.4 points per contest this season. They are 274th in the nation in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -5.8. They shoot 27% from beyond the arc, which is good for 351st in Division 1. They are 207th in the country in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 257th in assists per game with 12.6. The Pirates are 41st in turnovers per contest with 15.0. The Pirates give up 71.2 points per game, which ranks them 152nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 158th and 49th in those defensive statistics. They rank 301st with 15.3 dimes allowed per game and 265th with 36.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Pirates are 111th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 196th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.6, and their defensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 215th. In terms of pace they are 326th in the country with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 278th. As a team they are 249th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 253rd in Division 1. Memphis is 106th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 167th in the nation.
East Carolina is 35th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 98th in the nation. The Pirates are 334th in the country in offensive rating with 93.7, and their defensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 184th. In terms of pace they are 230th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 317th. As a team they are 329th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 276th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Memphis/East Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis -7
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