UCF at Memphis NCAA Basketball Tips 1/27/2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019
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The UCF Knights travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 1 point favorites.
UCF comes into this game with an overall record of 15-3. They currently have a point differential of 11.5 as they are averaging 74.5 points per game while giving up 63.0 per contest. Memphis has an overall mark of 12-7. They are averaging 83.6 points per contest and giving up 77.1, which is a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 10-7-1 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 8-9-1 against the over/under
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 12-7-0 against the over/under
Key UCF Knights 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
Aubrey Dawkins averages 16.2 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. B.J. Taylor comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Kyvon Davenport averages 14.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 60%. Jeremiah Martin averages 15.4 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knights allow 63.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 83rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 182nd, and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 128th place in the NCAA. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 123rd in the nation. UCF averages 74.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 157th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 62nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 141st in D-1. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 76th and 186th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 320th with 11.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 77.1 points per contest, which ranks them 292nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 174th and 137th in those defensive statistics. They rank 301st with 15.1 assists allowed per contest, and 202nd with 35.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 340th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.4 per game. Memphis is 20th in the country with 83.6 points per game this year. They are 103rd in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 280th in the nation. They are 87th in the country in rebounding with 37.7 boards per game and 37th in assists per contest with 16.2. The Tigers are 41st in turnovers per game with 15.3.
The Knights are 75th in the nation in offensive rating with 109. In terms of pace they are 282nd in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 91st. As a team they are 113th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 238th in Division 1. UCF is 308th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 131st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 119th in the country in offensive rating with 107. In terms of pace they are 9th in Division 1 with 77.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 150th. As a team they are 130th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 258th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UCF/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis -1
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