Memphis vs Tulsa predictions 1/22/2020 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Memphis Tigers vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Tulsa +3.5
The Memphis Tigers travel to Donald W. Reynolds Center to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 3.5 point favorites.
Memphis comes into this game with an overall record of 14-3. They currently have a point differential of 14.4 as they are averaging 76.8 points per game while giving up 62.4 per contest. Tulsa has an overall record of 12-6. They are averaging 70.3 points per game and surrendering 65.0, good for a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 10-6-1 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 8-9-0 against the over/under
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 10-8-0 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 4-14-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/19/19 C James Wiseman Left Team is out for season
01/09/20 F Isaiah Stokes Undisclosed is out for season
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
01/18/20 G Reggie Jones Undisclosed is questionable
D.J. Jeffries comes into this contest averaging 11.3 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 69%. Precious Achiuwa averages 15.4 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 10.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Brandon Rachal averages 15.0 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Jeriah Horne averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 76.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 58th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 56th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 156th in the nation. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 64th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 17.2 per game. The Tigers allow 62.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 41st in the country. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 53rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 190th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 93rd place in Division 1. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 328th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa is 205th in the country with 70.3 points per game this year. They are 121st in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 260th in the nation. They are 152nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game, and 151st in assists per contest with 13.6. The Golden Hurricane are 183rd in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Golden Hurricane surrender 65.0 points per contest, which ranks them 81st in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 46th and 32nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 158th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 184th with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Hurricane are 219th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game.
The Tigers have an offensive rating of 102.3, which is ranked 160th. They are 23rd in college basketball in pace with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 97th. As a unit they are 99th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 274th in D-1. Memphis is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.7 times per 100 possessions.
Tulsa is 157th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 101.4, which is ranked 178th. They are 273rd in D-1 in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 187th. As a unit they are 165th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 280th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Memphis/Tulsa college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Tulsa +3.5
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