East Carolina vs Memphis Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/12/2020
Game: East Carolina Pirates vs Memphis Tigers
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Location: Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Memphis -10
The East Carolina Pirates head to Dickies Arena to take on the Memphis Tigers on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 10 point favorites.
East Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 11-20. They currently have a point differential of -4.1 as they are averaging 68.1 points per game while giving up 72.2 per contest. Memphis has an overall mark of 21-10. They are averaging 72.0 points per contest and giving up 64.9, which is a point differential of 7.1.
Valuable East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 15-16-0 against the spread this season
The East Carolina Pirates are 16-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 19-11-1 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 13-18-0 against the over/under this year
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
01/24/20 C Edra Luster Knee is out indefinitely
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/19/19 C James Wiseman Left Team is out for season
02/01/20 F D.J. Jeffries Knee is out for season
01/09/20 F Isaiah Stokes Undisclosed is out for season
Jayden Gardner comes into this game averaging 19.7 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Tristen Newton averages 11.0 points per contest in 29.9 minutes per game. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Lester Quinones scores 10.7 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Precious Achiuwa averages 15.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
East Carolina averages 68.1 points per contest, which is 268th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 264th. From 3-point territory they shoot 28%, which is good for 346th in the nation. They average 35.3 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 169th and 128th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 118th with 13.7 per game. The Pirates allow 72.2 points per contest, which is 255th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 174th and 221st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 166th, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 264th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 178th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 143rd in the nation with 72.0 points per contest this season. They are 170th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.1. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 207th in the NCAA. They are 17th in D-1 in rebounding with 40.0 boards per contest and 89th in assists per game with 14.1. The Tigers are 10th in turnovers per contest with 16.5. The Tigers give up 64.9 points per game, which ranks them 52nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 92nd with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 270th with 36.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 289th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest this year.
The Pirates are 304th in the nation in offensive rating with 95.6. In terms of pace they are 101st in the country with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 314th. As a team they are 287th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 283rd in Division 1. East Carolina is 124th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 13th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 269th in the country in offensive rating with 97.7. In terms of pace they are 33rd in Division 1 with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 191st. As a team they are 180th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 235th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's East Carolina/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take East Carolina +10
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