Tulane at Memphis NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/20/2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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The Tulane Green Wave travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 17.5 point favorites.
Tulane comes into this game with an overall record of 4-20. They currently have a point differential of -10.4 as they are averaging 65.6 points per game while giving up 76.0 per contest. Memphis has an overall record of 15-11. They are averaging 81.3 points per game and surrendering 76.5, good for a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 9-14-1 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 8-15-1 against the over/under
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 12-14-0 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 15-11-0 against the over/under
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
12/21/18 G Ray Ona Embo Knee is out for season
01/31/19 C Buay Koka Finger 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
02/19/19 G Antwann Jones Foot is questionable Wednesday vs Tulane
Caleb Daniels comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 67%. Samir Sehic averages 11.3 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jeremiah Martin averages 17.4 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Kyvon Davenport averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.0 rebounds per contest and 1.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane averages 65.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 324th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -10.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 325th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 326th in the nation. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 119th and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 39th with 15.1 per game. The Green Wave allow 76.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 280th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 162nd and 150th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 319th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 245th place in Division 1. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 27th in the country with 81.3 points per game this year. They are 115th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.8. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 275th in the nation. They are 91st in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.2 boards per game, and 38th in assists per contest with 15.8. The Tigers are 29th in turnovers per game with 15.4. The Tigers surrender 76.5 points per contest, which ranks them 292nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 161st and 117th in those defensive statistics. They rank 314th with 15.3 assists allowed per contest and 199th with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 341st in country in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per game.
The Green Wave have an offensive rating of 92.3, which is ranked 337th. They are 104th in college basketball in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 328th. As a unit they are 324th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 193rd in D-1. Tulane is 39th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 98th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 136th in the country in offensive rating with 105.9. In terms of pace they are 12th in Division 1 with 76.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 156th. As a team they are 133rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 243rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tulane/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis -17.5
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