Yale at Memphis College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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The Yale Bulldogs travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 4 point favorites.
Yale heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-0. They currently have a point differential of 17.0 as they are averaging 76.0 points per contest while giving up 59.0 per game. Memphis has an overall mark of 1-1. They are averaging 76.0 points per contest and giving up 73.0, which is a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable Yale Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Yale Bulldogs are 1-0-0 against the spread
The Yale Bulldogs are 0-1-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 0-2-0 against the over/under
Key Yale Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
11/13/18 F Lance Thomas Eligibility is out indefinitely
Azar Swain averages 16.0 points per game in 23.0 minutes per contest. He averages 4.0 assists per contest and 6.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Miye Oni comes into this contest averaging 16.0 points per game while playing 17.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Jeremiah Martin averages 16.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Kyvon Davenport averages 20.0 points per game while playing 28.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.0 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 59.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in Division 1. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 20% average from behind the arc, ranking them 27th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 107th, and they give up 6.0 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the NCAA. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in the nation. Yale averages 76.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 195th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 17.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 107th. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 37th in D-1. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 185th and 180th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 19.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 73.0 points per contest, which ranks them 216th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 274th and 82nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 174th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest, and 276th with 39.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 330th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 20.0 per game. Memphis is 198th in the country with 76.0 points per game this year. They are 280th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 3.0. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 275th in the nation. They are 293rd in the country in rebounding with 33.5 boards per game and 249th in assists per contest with 12.5. The Tigers are 166th in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 102.7, which is ranked 222nd. They are 147th in college basketball in pace with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 78th. As a unit they are 67th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 140th in D-1. Yale is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 22.9 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 206th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 260th in the country in offensive rating with 99.3. In terms of pace they are 64th in Division 1 with 76.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 278th. As a team they are 289th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 162nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Yale/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis -4
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