Memphis Tigers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes - 11/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ohio State Buckeyes (2-2) at Memphis Tigers (2-2)
College Basketball: Friday, November 27, 2015 at 7:30 pm (AmericanAirlines Arena)
The Line: Memphis Tigers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Ohio State Buckeyes will play the Memphis Tigers in a non-conference game played in Miami.
The Memphis Tigers are 2-2 and are coming off of a loss to UT-Arlington by a score of 68-64. Memphis was trailing by ten points at the half and could not recover in the second half. Ricky Tarrant Jr. was the leading scorer for Memphis with 21 points. Shaq Goodwin had 19 rebounds and 8 points for Memphis in this game. Memphis out rebounded their opponent by a total of 53-46 and had 11 assists in their defeat. Memphis is averaging 73 points per game while giving up 66.5 points per game. Memphis is also averaging 44.3 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game. Dedric Lawson is the leading scorer for Memphis with 14.8 points per game, while also having 8.8 rebounds per game. Shaq Goodwin is averaging 9.8 rebounds per game for Memphis. Memphis is shooting 68.1% on free throws, 21.4% on three-pointers, and 37.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Ohio State Buckeyes are 2-2 and are coming off of a loss to Louisiana Tech by a score of 82-74. Ohio State trailed for most of the game, and couldn’t complete the comeback in the second half. Marc Loving led Ohio State with 25 points, while also having 6 rebounds. Jae’Sean Tate led Ohio State with 12 rebounds in this game. Ohio State was out rebounded by a total of 41-40 and had only 8 assists in the game. Ohio State is averaging 75 points per game while giving up 66 points per game. Ohio State is also averaging 40.5 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per game. Marc Loving is the leading scorer for Ohio State with 16.5 points per game. Jae’Sean Tate is averaging 10.5 points per game and 8 rebounds per game. Ohio State is shooting 58.8% on free throws, 37.7% on three-pointers, and 48.9% on all field goal attempts.
Memphis is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. Memphis is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against the Big Ten. The over is 4-1-1 in the Memphis last 6 games against the Big Ten. Ohio State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. Ohio State is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Friday games. The over is 8-3 in Ohio State’s last 11 non-conference games.
Ohio State has not impressed me at all this season, and they will be in for another tough contest against Memphis. Memphis has also struggled to start this season, but I think they have a slight advantage here. This game could go either way, so I will take the points.