Oklahoma State at Memphis College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/22/2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018
HP Field House
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to HP Field House to play the Memphis Tigers on Thursday, November 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 3 point favorites.
Oklahoma State heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-1. They currently have a point differential of 10.7 as they are averaging 72.0 points per contest while giving up 61.3 per game. Memphis has an overall record of 2-1. They are averaging 87.0 points per game and surrendering 82.7, good for a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 0-3-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
11/10/18 G Curtis Jones Eligibility eligible to return Dec 16 vs Nebraska
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
11/13/18 F Lance Thomas Eligibility is out indefinitely
Thomas Dziagwa averages 15.0 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 0%. Cameron McGriff comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Kyvon Davenport averages 16.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Jeremiah Martin averages 17.7 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys allow 61.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 36th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc, ranking them 51st and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 138th, and they give up 9.7 assists per contest which puts them in 40th place in the NCAA. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 286th in the nation. Oklahoma State averages 72.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 249th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 144th. Behind the arc they shoot 46% which is good for 8th in D-1. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 227th and 134th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 95th with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 82.7 points per contest, which ranks them 319th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 304th and 226th in those defensive statistics. They rank 199th with 13.0 assists allowed per contest, and 282nd with 39.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 347th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 21.7 per game. Memphis is 28th in the country with 87.0 points per game this year. They are 247th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 306th in the nation. They are 180th in the country in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game and 213th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Tigers are 146th in turnovers per game with 14.3.
The Cowboys are 224th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.9. In terms of pace they are 221st in the country with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 83rd. As a team they are 112th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 140th in Division 1. Oklahoma State is 58th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 264th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 198th in the country in offensive rating with 104. In terms of pace they are 30th in Division 1 with 77.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 275th. As a team they are 263rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 220th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis +3
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