Memphis at Temple College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Memphis Tigers travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Temple as 8.5 point favorites.
Memphis heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-6. They currently have a point differential of -0.4 as they are averaging 70.7 points per contest while giving up 71.1 per game. Temple has an overall mark of 8-8. They are averaging 68.7 points per contest and giving up 70.1, which is a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 5-8 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 6-8 against the over/under this year
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 7-8 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 8-8 against the over/under this year
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jeremiah Martin averages 18.1 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 81%. Kyvon Davenport averages 12.7 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Quinton Rose averages 15.1 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Levan Shawn Alston averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 70.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 266th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 212th. Behind the arc they shoot 30%, which is good for 333rd in the country. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 264th and 231st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 183rd with 13.3 per game. The Tigers allow 71.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 151st and 317th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 94th and they give up 15.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 300th place in college basketball. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 127th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple is 298th in the country with 68.7 points per game this year. They are 253rd in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 234th in college basketball. They are 289th in the nation in rebounding with 33.3 boards per game, and 287th in assists per contest with 12.2. The Owls are 323rd in turnovers per game with 11.4. The Owls surrender 70.1 points per contest, which ranks them 124th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 255th and 87th in those defensive statistics. They rank 208th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest and 250th with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Owls are 56th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game this season.
The Tigers are 181st in the nation in offensive rating with 104.6, and their defensive rating of 105.1 is ranked 263rd. In terms of pace they are 331st in the country with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 256th. As a team they are 236th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 234th in Division 1. Memphis is 147th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 227th in the nation.
Temple is 287th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 219th in Division 1. The Owls are 268th in the nation in defensive rating with 105.5, and their offensive rating of 103.4 is ranked 207th. They are 335th in D-1 in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 246th. As a unit they are 273rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 164th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Memphis/Temple college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Temple -8.5
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