East Carolina at Memphis College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/10/2019
Thursday, January 10, 2019
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The East Carolina Pirates head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Tigers on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 15.5 point favorites.
East Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 8-6. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 70.0 points per game while giving up 68.4 per contest. Memphis has an overall record of 9-6. They are averaging 84.5 points per game and surrendering 77.9, good for a point differential of 6.7.
Valuable East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 8-5-1 against the spread this season
The East Carolina Pirates are 5-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 9-6-0 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 10-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Jayden Gardner comes into this game averaging 18.4 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Shawn Williams averages 13.8 points per contest in 34.8 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Kyvon Davenport scores 15.4 points per contest while playing 24.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 60%. Jeremiah Martin averages 14.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
East Carolina averages 70.0 points per contest, which is 278th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 228th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 334th in the nation. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 94th and 230th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 33rd with 15.9 per game. The Pirates allow 68.4 points per contest, which is 104th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 91st and 3rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 150th, and they allow 10.7 assists per game which puts them in 35th place in the country. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 257th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 19th in the nation with 84.5 points per contest this season. They are 94th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.7. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 182nd in the NCAA. They are 106th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.7 boards per contest and 45th in assists per game with 16.1. The Tigers are 27th in turnovers per contest with 15.9. The Tigers give up 77.9 points per game, which ranks them 307th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 246th and 244th in those defensive statistics. They rank 303rd with 15.0 dimes allowed per game and 118th with 33.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 344th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.9 per contest this year.
The Pirates are 301st in the nation in offensive rating with 96.6. In terms of pace they are 121st in the country with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 290th. As a team they are 277th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 333rd in Division 1. East Carolina is 37th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 102nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 104th in the country in offensive rating with 107.8. In terms of pace they are 12th in Division 1 with 77.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 135th. As a team they are 112th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 279th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's East Carolina/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take East Carolina +15.5
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