Memphis at Tulane College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/17/2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
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The Memphis Tigers head to Devlin Fieldhouse to take on the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Tulane as 1 point favorites.
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Memphis heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-11. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 70.0 points per contest while giving up 70.7 per game. Tulane has an overall mark of 13-12. They are averaging 74.6 points per contest and giving up 73.9, which is a point differential of 0.7.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 9-13 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 12-11 against the over/under this year
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 8-12 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 10-10 against the over/under this year
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
02/16/18 G Jeremiah Martin Hip is "?" Saturday vs Tulane
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jeremiah Martin averages 19.2 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Kyvon Davenport averages 13 points per contest in 29.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 6.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Melvin Frazier scores 15.9 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.3 rebounds per contest and has 3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Cameron Reynolds averages 15.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.8 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 70.0 points per contest this year, which is 271st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 208th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 344th in Division 1. They average 34.8 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 219th and 232nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 107th with 13.8 per game. The Tigers allow 70.7 points per contest, which is 134th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 111th and 313th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 98th, and they allow 15.2 assists per game which puts them in 300th place in college basketball. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 170th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane is 163rd in the country with 74.6 points per contest this season. They are 144th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 192nd in Division 1. They are 214th in the country in rebounding with 34.8 boards per contest and 48th in assists per game with 16.0. The Green Wave are 153rd in turnovers per contest with 13.4. The Green Wave give up 73.9 points per game, which ranks them 225th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 205th and 79th in those defensive statistics. They rank 113th with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 265th with 36.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Green Wave are 90th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 199th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.8, and their defensive rating of 104.8 is ranked 237th. In terms of pace they are 327th in the country with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 270th. As a team they are 243rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 252nd in Division 1. Memphis is 83rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 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 192nd in the nation.
Tulane is 143rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 145th in Division 1. The Green Wave are 210th in the nation in defensive rating with 103.3, and their offensive rating of 104.3 is ranked 187th. They are 125th in D-1 in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 146th. As a unit they are 140th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 139th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Memphis/Tulane college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis +1
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