Tulane vs Memphis College Basketball Parlay 12/30/2019
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs Memphis Tigers
Date: Monday, December 30, 2019
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Memphis -18
The Tulane Green Wave head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Tigers on Monday, December 30, 2019. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 18 point favorites.
Tulane heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-4. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 73.0 points per contest while giving up 67.8 per game. Memphis has an overall mark of 11-1. They are averaging 80.3 points per contest and giving up 61.2, which is a point differential of 19.2.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-5-0 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 6-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 8-3-1 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 6-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/19/19 C James Wiseman Left Team is out for season
11/06/19 C Malcolm Dandridge Undisclosed is out indefinitely
K.J. Lawson averages 14.0 points per contest in 35.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. TeShaun Hightower comes into this game averaging 17.8 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Precious Achiuwa averages 14.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 59%. D.J. Jeffries scores 11.8 points per contest while playing 25.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Green Wave allow 67.8 points per contest which is 160th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 264th and 288th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 261st, and they allow 15.1 assists per game which puts them in 309th place in D-1. They force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 320th in Division 1. Tulane averages 73.0 points per contest, which is 160th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 202nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 55th in the nation. They average 32.7 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 312th and 250th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 303rd with 12.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers give up 61.2 points per game, which ranks them 30th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 34% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 92nd with 11.3 dimes allowed per game and 195th with 35.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 339th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 18.5 per contest. Memphis is 33rd in the country with 80.3 points per contest this season. They are 53rd in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 19.2. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 108th in the country. They are 11th in the nation in rebounding with 42.4 boards per contest and 90th in assists per game with 14.9. The Tigers are 9th in turnovers per contest with 17.3.
The Green Wave have an offensive rating of 104, which is ranked 137th. They are 229th in college basketball in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 151st. As a unit they are 133rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 120th in D-1. Tulane is 285th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 43rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 115th in the country in offensive rating with 104.9. In terms of pace they are 16th in Division 1 with 76.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 97th. As a team they are 84th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 312th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tulane +18 and over 142.5 total points
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