Memphis vs. IUPUI - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
IUPUI Jaguars (4-9) at Memphis Tigers (7-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Tigers -14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The IUPUI Jaguars and Memphis Tigers meet late Tuesday night at the FedExForum.
The IUPUI Jaguars need a feel good victory after losing seven of their last 10 games. The IUPUI Jaguars are averaging 67.7 points on 40 percent shooting and allowing 75.2 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Darell Combs is averaging 16.2 points and 2.2 assists while Jordan Pickett is averaging 10.2 points and 2.1 rebounds. Matt O'Leary is dishing 2.2 assists and Nick Osborne is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The IUPUI Jaguars are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 70.5 percent from the free throw line. IUPUI is allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.6 turnovers per game. The IUPUI Jaguars have lost 10 of their last 11 road games.
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The Memphis Tigers look to build on their impressive 7-3 start to the season. The Memphis Tigers are averaging 78.7 points on 42.1 percent shooting and allowing 68.4 points on 37.8 percent shooting. Dedric Lawson is averaging 16.4 points and 9.5 rebounds while Ricky Tarrant Jr. is averaging 13.9 points and 3.8 assists. Shaq Goodwin is the third double-digit scorer and Trashon Burrell is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Memphis Tigers are shooting 27.7 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. Memphis is allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and is allowing 14.3 turnovers per game. The Memphis Tigers have won 10 of their last 16 home games.
The Jaguars are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The Tigers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Summit and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
IUPUI has lived on the road all season, as the Jags have played Purdue and took Marquette & Georgia State to overtime. The Jaguars aren't going to be scared of the bright lights and Memphis doesn't shoot well enough to blow many teams out. I'll take a shot with the points.