Memphis vs South Florida Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/12/2020
Game: Memphis Tigers vs South Florida Bulls
Date: Sunday, January 12, 2020
Location: Yuengling Center in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: South Florida +4
The Memphis Tigers head to Yuengling Center to take on the South Florida Bulls on Sunday, January 12, 2020. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 4 point favorites.
Memphis comes into this game with an overall record of 12-3. They currently have a point differential of 15.3 as they are averaging 78.5 points per game while giving up 63.2 per contest. South Florida has an overall mark of 8-8. They are averaging 64.4 points per contest and giving up 62.4, which is a point differential of 2.1.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 8-6-1 against the spread this season
The Memphis Tigers are 8-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 9-7-0 against the spread this season
The South Florida Bulls are 6-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/19/19 C James Wiseman Left Team is out for season
01/09/20 G Damion Baugh Illness is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Wichita State
01/09/20 F Isaiah Stokes Undisclosed is out for season
01/08/20 F D.J. Jeffries Illness is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Wichita State
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/05/19 F Mayan Kiir Personal has left team
11/05/19 F Alexis Yetna Knee is out for season
D.J. Jeffries comes into this game averaging 11.4 points per contest while playing 26.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Precious Achiuwa averages 15.1 points per contest in 27.8 minutes per game. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 10.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 57%.
David Collins scores 14.5 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 62%. Laquincy Rideau averages 13.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.6 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 48%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 78.5 points per contest, which is 41st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 15.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 74th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 161st in the nation. They average 42.8 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 73rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 12th with 16.9 per game. The Tigers allow 63.2 points per contest, which is 57th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 35% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 40th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 218th, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 98th place in the country. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida is 317th in the nation with 64.4 points per contest this season. They are 280th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 2.1. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 186th in the NCAA. They are 264th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.1 boards per contest and 335th in assists per game with 10.1. The Bulls are 56th in turnovers per contest with 15.2. The Bulls give up 62.4 points per game, which ranks them 45th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 299th and 302nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 124th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 29.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulls are 319th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.8 per contest this year.
The Tigers have an offensive rating of 103.2, which is ranked 136th. They are 15th in college basketball in pace with 76 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 122nd. As a unit they are 124th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 290th in D-1. Memphis is 46th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions.
South Florida is 41st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 96, which is ranked 277th. They are 316th in D-1 in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 269th. As a unit they are 299th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 171st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Memphis/South Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis -4
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