Tulane Green Wave vs Memphis Tigers Prediction, 3/11/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs Memphis Tigers
Date: Saturday, March 11, 2023
Location: Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, TX
The Tulane Green Wave (19-10) are on their way to Dickies Arena on Saturday where they will take on the Memphis Tigers (23-8).
The Tulane Green Wave played Temple and took home the win by a score of 83-82 in their last game. Tulane ended with a 50.9% FG percentage (29 of 57) and knocked down 9 out of their 16 three-point shots. At the charity stripe, the Green Wave buried 16 of their 22 tries for a rate of 72.7%. When it comes to rebounding, they collected 26 with 3 of them being of the offensive variety. They also distributed 15 assists in this game in addition to forcing the other team into 9 turnovers and having 4 steals. Concerning the defense, Tulane allowed their opponent to shoot 43.8% from the field on 28 out of 64 shooting. Temple earned 16 dimes and had 6 steals for the game. On top of that, Temple pulled down 36 rebounds (13 offensive, 23 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Temple finished the contest at 72.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 18 of 25 tries. They buried 8 of 29 attempts from long range. When discussing fouls, the Green Wave finished with 20 and Temple totaled 21 fouls.
Jalen Cook is someone who was a contributor in the matchup. He accumulated 24 points on 10 out of 16 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 39 mins and totaled 2 rebounds. He finished the contest at 62.5% from the floor and earned 5 dimes.
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Tulane steps onto the court with a win-loss mark of 19-10 for the campaign. They average 80.8 points per contest (15th in Division 1) while connecting on 46.7% from the floor. The Green Wave are shooting 34.3% on three-point attempts (226 of 659) and 78.2% from the free throw line. As a team, Tulane is pulling in 32.9 rebounds per game and has 458 dimes on the season, which has them ranked 100th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession via turnover 11.2 times per game and as a team are committing 16.5 fouls per game.
When they are on the defensive end, the Green Wave have forced 14.8 turnovers per game and they draw 17.7 personal fouls. They are ranked 339th in the nation in giving up assists with 488 surrendered on the campaign. Green Wave are giving up a FG percentage of 43.1% (787 of 1,827) and they surrender 39.7 boards per game as a squad. They are conceding 35.2% on shots from distance while they are 338th in college hoops in points per game allowed (76.6).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Memphis Tigers went home defeated by a final of 67-65 against Houston. The Tigers were able to corral 20 defensive boards and 8 offensive rebounds for a total of 28 in this matchup. They gave up possession 12 times, while getting 8 steals for the matchup. Houston was called for 19 personal fouls in the game which took the Tigers to the free throw line for a total of 23 shots. They were able to bury 21 of them for a clip of 91.3%. With respect to shots from beyond the perimeter, Memphis made 6 of 18 tries (33.3%). When this game wrapped up, the Tigers finished shooting 19 for 53 from the field which had them at 35.8%. The Tigers allowed Houston to convert 25 of their 54 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 46.3% in this matchup. They shot 35.7% from beyond the arc by shooting 10 out of 28 and ended up shooting 7 of 12 from the charity stripe (58.3%). When it comes to rebounds, Memphis allowed Houston to get 27 in all (8 on the offensive side).
Kendric Davis ended up being a factor for the Tigers for the contest. He earned 26 points in his 38 minutes on the court and had 1 assist in this contest. He converted 6 of 18 for the contest giving him a rate of 33.3%, and had 3 rebounds.
Memphis has a win-loss record of 23-8 this season. The Tigers are responsible for committing 18.5 personal fouls every game while shooting 74.1% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 15.6 times per contest (30th in the nation) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.7 times per contest. Memphis has scored 2,463 pts for the year (79.5 per contest) and they pull in 35.7 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Tigers are hitting on 48.1% from the field, which is 24th in college basketball.
The Tigers on the defensive side of the court are 257th in college hoops in PPG allowed with 72.6. They are forcing 15.5 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 40.9% from the field (34th in the country). The Memphis defense allows 31.4% on shots from 3-point land (251 of 799) and opponents are converting on 74.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have conceded 13.7 dimes and 34.5 rebounds per contest, which is 254th and 213th in Division 1.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Memphis
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