Tulsa at Memphis College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Tigers on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 1 point favorites.
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Tulsa heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-5. They currently have a point differential of 4.5 as they are averaging 76.3 points per contest while giving up 71.8 per game. Memphis has an overall record of 9-6. They are averaging 68.7 points per game and surrendering 70.1, good for a point differential of -1.5.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 8-4 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 7-5 against the over/under this year
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 3-8 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 4-8 against the over/under this year
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Junior Etou averages 17.4 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 70%. Sterling Taplin averages 12.1 points per contest in 28.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 4 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Jeremiah Martin scores 16.5 points per contest while playing 35 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Kyvon Davenport averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.1 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa averages 76.3 points per contest this year, which is 139th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 197th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 222nd in Division 1. They average 39.9 boards per contest and 12.4 assists per game, which ranks them 41st and 273rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 190th with 13.3 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 71.8 points per contest, which is 173rd in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 80th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 225th, and they allow 14.1 assists per game which puts them in 236th place in college basketball. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 90th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 298th in the country with 68.7 points per contest this season. They are 264th in the nation in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.5. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 338th in Division 1. They are 270th in the country in rebounding with 34.0 boards per contest and 260th in assists per game with 12.6. The Tigers are 182nd in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Tigers give up 70.1 points per game, which ranks them 131st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 168th and 292nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 296th with 15.4 dimes allowed per game and 134th with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 149th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Golden Hurricane are 176th in the country in defensive rating with 100.7, and their offensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 137th. They are 215th in college basketball in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 184th. As a unit they are 136th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 119th in D-1. Tulsa is 189th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 103rd in the country.
Memphis is 138th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 227th in Division 1. The Tigers are 254th in the nation in defensive rating with 104.5, and their offensive rating of 102.3 is ranked 223rd. They are 340th in D-1 in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 290th. As a unit they are 284th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 235th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tulsa/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tulsa +1
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