Memphis at Tulsa College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
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The Memphis Tigers travel to Reynolds Center to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 3 point favorites.
Memphis comes into this game with an overall record of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 71.1 points per game while giving up 69.9 per contest. Tulsa has an overall record of 10-9. They are averaging 74.2 points per game and surrendering 73.1, good for a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 7-8 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 7-9 against the over/under this year
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 10-6 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 9-7 against the over/under this year
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jeremiah Martin averages 18.6 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 80%. Kyvon Davenport averages 12.3 points per game in 30.3 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%.
Junior Etou averages 15.7 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Sterling Taplin averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 71.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 256th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 189th. Behind the arc they shoot 30%, which is good for 338th in the country. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 227th and 214th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 147th with 13.6 per game. The Tigers allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 123rd in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 110th and 299th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 89th and they give up 15.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 285th place in college basketball. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 131st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa is 175th in the country with 74.2 points per game this year. They are 228th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 203rd in college basketball. They are 55th in the nation in rebounding with 38.7 boards per game, and 276th in assists per contest with 12.5. The Golden Hurricane are 183rd in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Golden Hurricane surrender 73.1 points per contest, which ranks them 203rd in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 96th and 120th in those defensive statistics. They rank 272nd with 14.7 assists allowed per contest and 247th with 36.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Hurricane are 56th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per game this season.
The Tigers are 161st in the nation in offensive rating with 105.1, and their defensive rating of 103.4 is ranked 222nd. In terms of pace they are 329th in the country with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 240th. As a team they are 214th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 243rd in Division 1. Memphis is 119th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 178th in the nation.
Tulsa is 177th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 143rd in the nation. The Golden Hurricane are 170th in the country in offensive rating with 104.9, and their defensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 221st. In terms of pace they are 214th in Division 1 with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 208th. As a team they are 166th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 112th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Memphis/Tulsa college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tulsa -3
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