Memphis at South Florida NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
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The Memphis Tigers travel to Yuengling Center to play the South Florida Bulls on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has South Florida as 1.5 point favorites.
Memphis comes into this game with an overall record of 13-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 83.0 points per game while giving up 77.0 per contest. South Florida has an overall record of 14-6. They are averaging 73.1 points per game and surrendering 64.9, good for a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 11-10-0 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 13-8-0 against the over/under
Important South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 15-5-0 against the spread
The South Florida Bulls are 8-12-0 against the over/under
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 South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/09/18 F Madut Akec Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Jeremiah Martin comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 69%. Kyvon Davenport averages 14.5 points per game in 25.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
David Collins averages 14.3 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Laquincy Rideau averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 54%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 83.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 117th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 297th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 54th and 39th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 32nd with 15.5 per game. The Tigers allow 77.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 292nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 182nd and 137th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 176th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 318th place in Division 1. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 340th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida is 185th in the country with 73.1 points per game this year. They are 242nd in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 259th in the nation. They are 36th in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.3 boards per game, and 176th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Bulls are 17th in turnovers per game with 16.4. The Bulls surrender 64.9 points per contest, which ranks them 33rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 45th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 103rd with 12.2 assists allowed per contest and 52nd with 32.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 343rd in country in forcing turnovers with 17.6 per game.
The Tigers have an offensive rating of 106.9, which is ranked 119th. They are 10th in college basketball in pace with 76.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 171st. As a unit they are 149th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 259th in D-1. Memphis is 121st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
South Florida is 35th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 101.1, which is ranked 245th. They are 130th in D-1 in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 268th. As a unit they are 263rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 260th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Memphis/South Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take South Florida -1.5
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