Tulane vs. Memphis - 2/17/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Tigers (15-11) at Tulane Green Wave (13-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm (Devlin Fieldhouse)
The Line: Tulane Green Wave -2 -- Over/Under: 146 See the Latest Odds
AAC college basketball gives us a matchup between the Memphis Tigers and the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday.
The Memphis Tigers are locked in to the middle of the American standings with struggles scoring the basketball hurting the team. Memphis had dropped five of six before upending SMU 70-67 on the road. The Tigers burned the nets at 51% and held the Mustangs to just 37.3% but 16 giveaways helped SMU to 16 more looks.
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The balanced Memphis attack featured 17 points and four pulls followed by Kareem Brewton Jr. with 16 points, five yanks and six assists. The Tigers received 13 points and four boards from Kyvon Davenport while Raynere Thornton and Jamal Johnson netted 12 and ten points and combined for 15 rebounds.
The Tulane Green Wave have had problems with consistency at both ends of the floor having a part in losses in seven of eight. Tulane comes in off of an 82-80 loss to East Carolina as a 13 point home favorite. This was all about offense with the Pirates holding a 56.6%-49.1% edge in marksmanship.
The Green Waves received 23 points and six rebounds from Cameron Reynolds on 9-16 with Ray Ona Embo tossing in 14 points on 5-11. Tulane saw the duo of Samir Sehic and Caleb Daniels toss in 12 points each while Jordan Cornish added ten points and five assists.
Over is 7-2 in Memphis last 9 Saturday games and Memphis are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games. Over is 20-7 in Tulane last 27 home games and Tulane are 14-34-3 ATS in their last 51 home games and over is 27-13 in Tulane last 40 overall.
Memphis has some better numbers against similar opposition but not all that different …