Memphis Tigers vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane - 2/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulsa Golden Hurricane (19-9) at Memphis Tigers (15-13)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 4:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Tigers +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Tigers will host the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes this Sunday.
The Memphis Tigers come into this game with a 15-13 record and are 7th in the American Conference. The Tigers have lost 4 out of their last 5 games with their most recent game being a 69-62 loss to SMU. Through 28 games this season the leading scorer for the Tigers has been Dedric Lawson who is averaging 15.1 points per game and 9.1 rebounds. Shaw Goodwin is second on the team with 14.6 points per game and 8.0 rebounds.
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes come into this game with a 19-9 record and are currently 3rd in the American Conference. Through 28 games this season the leading scorer for the Golden Hurricanes has been James Woodward who is averaging 15.7 points per game and 5.2 rebounds. Shaquille Harrison is second on the team with 14.6 points per game and 5.6 rebounds with 4.0 assists.
Tulsa is 7-1-1 against the spread in their last 9 Sunday games. The Golden Hurricanes are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games overall. Memphis is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Tigers are 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
The Memphis Tigers have fell off lately losing 4 out of their last 5 games. Tulsa has been a much better team and is sitting near the top of the American Conference. I think Tulsa views this game as a must win and will go into Memphis and come out with a win.