Memphis Tigers vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs - 12/1/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (5-0) at Memphis Tigers (3-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Tigers -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will travel to play the Memphis Tigers in a non-conference game.
The Memphis Tigers are 3-2 and are coming off of a win against Ohio State in overtime by a score of 81-76. Memphis fought back from a 9-point second half deficit to force overtime and get the win. Shaq Goodwin led Memphis with 23 points. Dedric Lawson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Memphis. Memphis out rebounded their opponent by a total of 40-38 and had 11 assists in their victory. Memphis is averaging 74.6 points per game while giving up 68.4 points per game. Memphis is also averaging 43.4 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game. Dedric Lawson leads Memphis with 15 points per game and 9 rebounds per game. Shaw Goodwin is averaging 12.2 points per game and 8.4 rebounds per game. Memphis is shooting 70.2% on free throws, 23.5% on three-pointers, and 38.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 5-0 and are coming off of a win against NC Central by a score of 71-50. Louisiana Tech was losing by three points at halftime but had a huge second half to win the game. Qiydar Davis led Louisiana Tech with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Dayon Griffin had 11 points and 4 rebounds for Louisiana Tech. Louisiana Tech was out rebounded by their opponent by a total of 49-43 and had 15 assists in their victory. Louisiana Tech is averaging 82.8 points per game while giving up 64.8 points per game. Louisiana Tech is also averaging 43.2 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game. Alex Hamilton is averaging 15.4 points per game, 7 rebounds per game, and 5.4 assists per game. Erik McCree is averaging 15.2 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game. Louisiana Tech is averaging 64.5% on free throws, 28.5% on three-pointers, and 46.1% on all field goal attempts.
Louisiana Tech is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. Louisiana Tech is 13-3 ATS in their last 16 Tuesday games. The over is 11-4 in Louisiana Tech’s last 15 road games. Memphis is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. Memphis is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. The over is 4-1 in the Memphis last 5 games against C-USA.
Louisiana Tech will look to extend their unbeaten streak in a tough road game with Memphis. Louisiana Tech’s defense has been very good, which is why they may find success against a historically low scoring Memphis team. This game should be a close one, which is why I am taking Louisiana Tech and the points.