East Carolina vs Memphis Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/19/2020
Game: East Carolina Pirates vs Memphis Tigers
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Memphis -13
The East Carolina Pirates head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Tigers on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 13 point favorites.
East Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 10-16. They currently have a point differential of -2.7 as they are averaging 68.4 points per game while giving up 71.0 per contest. Memphis has an overall record of 17-8. They are averaging 73.7 points per game and surrendering 65.2, good for a point differential of 8.5.
Valuable East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 12-14-0 against the spread this season
The East Carolina Pirates are 12-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 15-9-1 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 12-13-0 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 4-6 weeks
01/09/20 F Isaiah Stokes Undisclosed is out for season
Jayden Gardner comes into this game averaging 20.0 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Tristen Newton averages 9.7 points per contest in 28.5 minutes per game. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Lester Quinones scores 10.8 points per contest while playing 28.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Precious Achiuwa averages 15.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.2 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
East Carolina averages 68.4 points per contest, which is 260th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 279th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 337th in the nation. They average 35.6 boards per contest and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 164th and 120th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 122nd with 13.8 per game. The Pirates allow 71.0 points per contest, which is 223rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 181st and 232nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 236th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 163rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 111th in the nation with 73.7 points per contest this season. They are 100th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.5. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 117th in the NCAA. They are 24th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.8 boards per contest and 90th in assists per game with 14.2. The Tigers are 9th in turnovers per contest with 16.8. The Tigers give up 65.2 points per game, which ranks them 69th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 34th in those defensive statistics. They rank 107th with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 222nd with 35.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 307th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per contest this year.
The Pirates are 292nd in the nation in offensive rating with 96.2. In terms of pace they are 115th in the country with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 315th. As a team they are 282nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 263rd in Division 1. East Carolina is 139th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 14th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.8 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 225th in the country in offensive rating with 99.4. In terms of pace they are 29th in Division 1 with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 116th. As a team they are 123rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 262nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's East Carolina/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take East Carolina +13
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