Memphis at South Florida College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/31/2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
USF Sun Dome
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The Memphis Tigers travel to USF Sun Dome to play the South Florida Bulls on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 7.5 point favorites.
Memphis comes into this game with an overall record of 13-8. They currently have a point differential of -0.3 as they are averaging 69.0 points per game while giving up 69.3 per contest. South Florida has an overall record of 8-14. They are averaging 62.5 points per game and surrendering 71.0, good for a point differential of -8.5.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 7-10 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 7-11 against the over/under this year
Important South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 6-11 against the spread this season
The South Florida Bulls are 10-8 against the over/under this year
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/05/17 G Troy Holston Knee is out indefinitely
01/21/18 F Tulio Da Silva Left Team is out for season
Jeremiah Martin averages 18.5 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 79%. Kyvon Davenport averages 12.5 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Payton Banks averages 12.2 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Stephen Jiggets averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 69.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 288th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 227th. Behind the arc they shoot 29%, which is good for 348th in the country. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game, which ranks them 222nd and 268th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 131st with 13.9 per game. The Tigers allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 111th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 108th and 302nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 103rd and they give up 15.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 282nd place in college basketball. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 168th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida is 346th in the country with 62.5 points per game this year. They are 316th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -8.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 140th in college basketball. They are 276th in the nation in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game, and 306th in assists per contest with 11.8. The Bulls are 81st in turnovers per game with 14.4. The Bulls surrender 71.0 points per contest, which ranks them 147th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 231st and 151st in those defensive statistics. They rank 267th with 14.6 assists allowed per contest and 167th with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 20th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per game this season.
The Tigers are 218th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.7, and their defensive rating of 103.1 is ranked 211th. In terms of pace they are 330th in the country with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 292nd. As a team they are 268th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 237th in Division 1. Memphis is 96th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 173rd in the nation.
South Florida is 26th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 213th in Division 1. The Bulls are 293rd in the nation in defensive rating with 107.1, and their offensive rating of 94.2 is ranked 333rd. They are 335th in D-1 in pace with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 321st. As a unit they are 317th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 295th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Memphis/South Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take South Florida +7.5
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