Tulane vs. Memphis - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Tigers (14-10) at Tulane Green Wave (9-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Devlin Fieldhouse)
The Line: Tulane Green Wave +5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tulane Green Wave and the Memphis Tigers face off on Saturday in AAC college basketball action.
The Tulane Green Wave are 9-16 this season and they are coming off of a win over ECU that ended a six game losing skid. Tulane is averaging 65.6 points per game and they are shooting 40 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.3 points and their opponents are shooting 42.6 percent. Louis Dabney leads the Green Wave averaging 14 points per game. Malik Morgan is averaging 11.9 points, Dylan Osetkowski is averaging 10.7 points and 8.7 rebounds, and Jernard Jarreau is averaging 7.6 points and 5.6 rebounds. Tulane is 5-7 at home and 2-8 in the AAC.
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The Memphis Tigers are 14-10 this season and the have lost three of their last four games. Memphis is averaging 77.2 points per game and they are shooting 40.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.5 points and their opponents are shooting 39.3 percent. Shaq Goodwin leads the Tigers averaging 15.4 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. Dedric Lawson is averaging 14.5 points and 9.0 rebounds, Ricky Tarrant Jr. is averaging 11.9 points, and Trashon Burrell is averaging 10 points and 6.4 rebounds. Memphis is 1-5 on the road and 5-6 against the AAC.
Tulane is 2-10 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 1-5-1 against the spread in their last seven games, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four home games. Memphis is 4-0 against the spread on the road against a team with a losing home record and 4-9 against the spread against the AAC. The underdog has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two teams.
This is a tough one because Tulane looks to be so over matched but with Memphis being beatable on the road I will take my chances with the points.