Memphis at Tulane Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 1/13/2019
Sunday, January 13, 2019
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The Memphis Tigers head to Devlin Fieldhouse to take on the Tulane Green Wave on Sunday, January 13, 2019. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 10.5 point favorites.
Memphis comes into this game with an overall record of 10-6. They currently have a point differential of 6.6 as they are averaging 84.1 points per game while giving up 77.5 per contest. Tulane has an overall mark of 4-11. They are averaging 66.6 points per contest and giving up 74.1, which is a point differential of -7.5.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 9-7-0 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 10-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 5-9-1 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 5-9-1 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 Tulane Green Wave Injuries
12/21/18 G Ray Ona Embo Knee is out indefinitely
Kyvon Davenport comes into this game averaging 15.3 points per contest while playing 25.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 59%. Jeremiah Martin averages 14.4 points per contest in 32.8 minutes per game. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Caleb Daniels scores 15.7 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 66%. Samir Sehic averages 11.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.1 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 84.1 points per contest, which is 21st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 86th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 181st in the nation. They average 37.3 boards per contest and 16.2 assists per game, which ranks them 117th and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 30th with 15.8 per game. The Tigers allow 77.5 points per contest, which is 299th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 230th and 207th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 154th, and they allow 15.0 assists per game which puts them in 300th place in the country. They force 17.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 342nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane is 318th in the nation with 66.6 points per contest this season. They are 276th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -7.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 251st in the NCAA. They are 199th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 208th in assists per game with 13.3. The Green Wave are 49th in turnovers per contest with 15.4. The Green Wave give up 74.1 points per game, which ranks them 243rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 142nd and 142nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 211th with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 311th with 38.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Green Wave are 35th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.5 per contest this year.
The Tigers have an offensive rating of 107.7, which is ranked 108th. They are 12th in college basketball in pace with 76.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 129th. As a unit they are 104th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 268th in D-1. Memphis is 101st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Tulane is 30th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions. The Green Wave are 323rd in the country in offensive rating with 94.1. In terms of pace they are 170th in Division 1 with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 275th. As a team they are 284th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 173rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Memphis/Tulane college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis -10.5
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