Connecticut at Memphis Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/10/2019
Sunday, February 10, 2019
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The Connecticut Huskies head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Tigers on Sunday, February 10, 2019. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 5 point favorites.
Connecticut comes into this game with an overall record of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 6.5 as they are averaging 77.5 points per game while giving up 71.0 per contest. Memphis has an overall record of 13-10. They are averaging 82.0 points per game and surrendering 77.0, good for a point differential of 5.0.
Valuable Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 13-10-0 against the spread this season
The Connecticut Huskies are 12-9-2 against the over/under this year
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 11-12-0 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 14-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
02/09/19 G Alterique Gilbert Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs Memphis U
02/09/19 G Jalen Adams Ankle is out 4-6 weeks
01/05/19 F Kwintin Williams Suspension is out indefinitely
01/04/19 F Kassoum Yakwe Foot is out indefinitely
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/15/18 G David Wingett Fibula is out 4-6 weeks
11/13/18 F Lance Thomas Eligibility is out indefinitely
Alterique Gilbert comes into this game averaging 13.0 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Christian Vital averages 14.0 points per contest in 29.7 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jeremiah Martin scores 16.7 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Kyvon Davenport averages 14.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 77.5 points per contest, which is 74th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 97th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 117th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 13.1 assists per game, which ranks them 106th and 217th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 163rd with 13.3 per game. The Huskies allow 71.0 points per contest, which is 172nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 183rd and 51st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 109th, and they allow 12.3 assists per game which puts them in 124th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 28th in the nation with 82.0 points per contest this season. They are 149th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.0. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 269th in the NCAA. They are 66th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.0 boards per contest and 40th in assists per game with 15.8. The Tigers are 30th in turnovers per contest with 15.6. The Tigers give up 77.0 points per game, which ranks them 296th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 199th and 148th in those defensive statistics. They rank 314th with 15.3 dimes allowed per game and 191st with 35.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 342nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.5 per contest this year.
The Huskies are 77th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.3. In terms of pace they are 105th in the country with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 128th. As a team they are 139th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 240th in Division 1. Connecticut is 205th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 104th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 131st in the country in offensive rating with 106. In terms of pace they are 8th in Division 1 with 76.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 180th. As a team they are 162nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 239th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Connecticut/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Connecticut +5
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