Memphis vs. Iowa - 11/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Iowa Hawkeyes (3-2) at Memphis Tigers (4-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm (The Arena at NW Florida St)
The Line: Memphis Tigers +4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Tigers and Iowa Hawkeyes meet Saturday afternoon in college basketball action at The Arena at NW Florida St.
The Memphis Tigers look to rebound from their loss to Providence while building on a 4-1 start. The Memphis Tigers are averaging 83.2 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 68 points on 39.2 percent shooting. Dedric Lawson is averaging 20.8 points and 12.3 rebounds while K.J. Lawson is averaging 15.8 points and 4.3 assists. Craig Randall II is the third double-digit scorer and Markel Crawford is grabbing five rebounds. The Memphis Tigers are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 54.1 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Tigers are allowing 29.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game. The Memphis Tigers have split their last four neutral site games.
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The Iowa Hawkeyes look to bounce back from their loss to Virginia while building on a 3-2 start. The Iowa Hawkeyes are averaging 85.2 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 78 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Peter Jok is averaging 24.3 points and 2.5 assists while Tyler Cook is averaging 14.8 points and 4.8 rebounds. Nicholas Baer is grabbing 4.5 rebounds and Dom Uhl is dishing 1.5 assists. The Iowa Hawkeyes are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 65.1 percent from the free throw line. The Iowa Hawkeyes are allowing 42.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.8 rebounds per game. The Iowa Hawkeyes have lost three of their last four neutral site games.
The Hawkeyes are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 1-11 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Tigers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games and 5-11 ATS in their last 16 Saturday games. The under is 4-0 in Tigers last 4 overall and the under is 11-5 in Hawkeyes last 16 neutral site games.
The Iowa Hawkeyes should feel more comfortable in a game against Memphis due to the Tigers struggles offensively at times. The pace will favor Iowa and it should have the asvantage on the glass as well. This feels like a bad matchup for the Memphis Tigers.