Memphis at Houston College Basketball Parlay 3/16/2019
Saturday, March 16, 2019
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The Memphis Tigers head to FedEx Forum to take on the Houston Cougars on Saturday in the AAC Tournament. The opening line for this game has Houston as 7 point favorites.
Memphis comes into this game with an overall record of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 81.4 points per game while giving up 75.8 per contest. Houston has an overall mark of 29-2. They are averaging 76.4 points per contest and giving up 61.6, which is a point differential of 14.8.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 16-16-0 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 17-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important Houston Cougars Betting Trends
The Houston Cougars are 19-10-2 against the spread this season
The Houston Cougars are 14-17-0 against the over/under this year
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
Key Houston Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kyvon Davenport averages 13.3 points per contest in 26.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 7.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 60%. Jeremiah Martin comes into this game averaging 19.7 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Armoni Brooks averages 13.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Corey Davis Jr. scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 75.8 points per contest which is 279th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 103rd and 70th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 217th, and they allow 15.3 assists per game which puts them in 317th place in D-1. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 336th in Division 1. Memphis averages 81.4 points per contest, which is 25th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 92nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 250th in the nation. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 51st and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 28th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars give up 61.6 points per game, which ranks them 10th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 10.6 dimes allowed per game and 77th with 32.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Cougars are 124th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest. Houston is 77th in the country with 76.4 points per contest this season. They are 142nd in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 14.8. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 87th in the country. They are 9th in the nation in rebounding with 40.8 boards per contest and 53rd in assists per game with 15.1. The Cougars are 294th in turnovers per contest with 11.6.
The Tigers have an offensive rating of 106.2, which is ranked 122nd. They are 8th in college basketball in pace with 76 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 137th. As a unit they are 120th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 235th in D-1. Memphis is 93rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Houston is 303rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars are 23rd in the country in offensive rating with 112.9. In terms of pace they are 259th in Division 1 with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 93rd. As a team they are 95th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 71st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Memphis +7 and over 140 total points
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