Memphis Tigers (11-3) vs. Tulane Green Wave (7-5)
January 1, 2023 5:00 pm EDT
The Line: Tulane Green Wave +5 / Memphis Tigers -5; Over/Under: +155.5
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The Memphis Tigers and Tulane Green Wave meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Avron B. Fogelman Arena. The Memphis Tigers look for their 12th win. The Tulane Green Wave look for their eighth win.
The Memphis Tigers are averaging 77.9 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 69.2 points on 38.3 percent shooting. Kendrick Davis is averaging 19.6 points and 3.5 rebounds, while DeAndre Williams is averaging 15.3 points and 7.1 rebounds. Alex Lomax is dishing 3.7 assists and Damaria Franklin is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Memphis Tigers are shooting 31.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Tigers are allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game.
The Tulane Green Wave are averaging 78.5 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 71.3 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Jalen Cook is averaging 19.4 points and 5 assists, while Jaylen Forbes is averaging 17.1 points and 1.5 assists. Kevin Cross is the third double-digit scorer and Collin Holloway is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Tulane Green Wave are shooting 31 percent from beyond the arc and 81.1 percent from the free throw line. The Tulane Green Wave are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.9 rebounds per game.
The Tigers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss. The Green Wave are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 home games and 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Tigers last 6 overall. The over is 24-11 in Green Wave last 35 games following a ATS loss. The home team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Memphis Tigers are the more talented team and probably should be favored, but let’s not overlook Tulane. The Tulane Green Wave have played respectable ball up to this point, and they’re at home, where they win by an average of 15 points and shoot 49.3 percent from the field. Big game for Tulane and the crowd should be out in full force. I’ll take a shot with the home dog.