Memphis vs. UConn - 3/13/16 AAC Championship Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UConn Huskies at Memphis Tigers
College Basketball: Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 3:15 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Memphis Tigers +5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UConn Huskies and Memphis Tigers clash Sunday afternoon in the AAC Championship.
The UConn Huskies look for another win after beating Temple on Saturday. The UConn Huskies are averaging 73.5 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 63.2 points on 38.2 percent shooting. Rodney Purvis is averaging 12.7 points and 2.1 assists while Shonn Miller is averaging 12.6 points and 5.3 rebounds. Daniel Hamilton is grabbing 8.8 rebounds and Sterling Gibbs is dishing 2.4 assists. The UConn Huskies are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Huskies are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.5 rebounds per game. The UConn Huskies are 3-3 this season on neutral courts.
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The Memphis Tigers look for another win after beating Tulane on Saturday. The Memphis Tigers are averaging 77.2 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 70.8 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Dedric Lawson is averaging 15.6 points and 9.3 rebounds while Shaq Goodwin is averaging 14.9 points and 1.5 assists. Ricky Tarrant Jr. is dishing 3.3 assists and Trashon Burrell is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Memphis Tigers are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Tigers are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The Memphis Tigers are 3-0 on neutral courts this season.
Death, taxes and UConn in March. Those are the three things promised in life. You don't bet against UConn in March. That's even more the case here against a Memphis team that struggles to put the ball in the cup at times.
Give me the Huskies and the reasonable number.