Memphis Tigers vs. Tulane Green Wave - 12/29/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulane Green Wave (7-6) at Memphis Tigers (8-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Tigers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tulane Green Wave will travel to play the Memphis Tigers in an American Athletic Conference game.
The Memphis Tigers are 8-3 and are coming off of a win against IUPUI by a score of 84-48. Memphis only allowed 17 points in the first half and blew out their opponent in this game. Avery Woodson had 16 points and 4 rebounds for Memphis. Dedric Lawson added 6 points and 9 rebounds for the Tigers. Memphis out rebounded their opponent by a total of 56-46 and had 16 assists in their victory. Memphis is averaging 79.2 points per game while giving up 66.5 points per game. Memphis is also averaging 44.5 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game. Dedric Lawson is averaging 15.5 points per game and 9.5 rebounds per game, while Ricky Tarrant Jr. is averaging 13.5 points per game and 3.5 assists per game for Memphis. Memphis is shooting 69.9% on free throws, 28.7% on three-pointers, and 41.7% on all field goal attempts.
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The Tulane Green Wave are 7-6 and are coming off of a win against Southern Miss by a score of 59-40. Tulane played great defense in this game as they only allowed 19 points in the first half. Malik Morgan had 15 points and 3 rebounds for Tulane. Cameron Reynolds added 10 points and 6 rebounds for the Green Wave. Tulane out rebounded their opponent by a total of 50-26 and had 11 assists in their victory. Tulane is averaging 67.8 points per game while giving up 65.6 points per game. Tulane is also averaging 39.8 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game. Louis Dabney is averaging 13.5 points per game and 3.6 rebounds per game, while Malik Morgan is averaging 11.2 points per game and 4.8 rebounds per game for Tulane. Tulane is shooting 63.7% on free throws, 30.7% on three-pointers, and 43% on all field goal attempts.
Tulane is 9-4 ATS in their last 13 Tuesday games. Tulane is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against the AAC. The under is 4-1 in Tulane’s last 5 Tuesday games. Memphis is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games. Memphis is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 conference games. The under is 19-8 in the Memphis last 27 home games. The over is 4-1 in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Memphis has impressed me this season, especially on offense. The Memphis defense is usually good, but they have struggled in the past on offense. Now that their offense is playing better, they are a very good team. Memphis also has the rebounding advantage in this game. I like Memphis here.