South Dakota State at Memphis College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/4/2018
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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The South Dakota State Jackrabbits travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 1 point favorites.
South Dakota State comes into this game with an overall record of 7-2. They currently have a point differential of 14.2 as they are averaging 81.7 points per game while giving up 67.4 per contest. Memphis has an overall mark of 3-4. They are averaging 76.9 points per contest and giving up 78.7, which is a point differential of -1.9.
Valuable South Dakota State Jackrabbits Betting Trends
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are 4-4-0 against the spread
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 4-3-0 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Key South Dakota State Jackrabbits Injuries
11/08/18 G Brandon Key Redshirt is out for season
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
11/13/18 F Lance Thomas Eligibility is out indefinitely
David Jenkins, Jr. averages 20.4 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Mike Daum comes into this contest averaging 24.1 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 11.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Tyler Harris averages 14.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.6 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Kyvon Davenport averages 14.3 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 58%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jackrabbits allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 91st in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 39th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 106th, and they give up 8.6 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the NCAA. They force 10.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the nation. South Dakota State averages 81.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 60th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 14.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 26th in D-1. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 51st and 238th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 324th with 11.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 78.7 points per contest, which ranks them 304th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 307th and 226th in those defensive statistics. They rank 216th with 13.4 assists allowed per contest, and 215th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 333rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.7 per game. Memphis is 142nd in the country with 76.9 points per game this year. They are 273rd in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -1.9. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 317th in the nation. They are 107th in the country in rebounding with 38.6 boards per game and 198th in assists per contest with 13.6. The Tigers are 33rd in turnovers per game with 16.3.
The Jackrabbits are 31st in the nation in offensive rating with 115.2. In terms of pace they are 181st in the country with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 28th. As a team they are 15th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 256th in Division 1. South Dakota State is 303rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 121st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 272nd in the country in offensive rating with 98.5. In terms of pace they are 47th in Division 1 with 75.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 308th. As a team they are 312th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 312th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's South Dakota State/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis -1
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