Memphis Tigers vs. Temple Owls - 2/4/20 NCAA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Temple Owls at Memphis Tigers

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 8:00 PM (FedExForum)

Memphis -8, O/U 136

The Temple Owls are traveling to the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee to face off against the Memphis Tigers. The Temple Owls are 11-10 on the year and 3-6 in conference play, following 12 point win against the East Carolina Pirates. The Memphis Tigers are coming into this game off of a 7 point win against the UConn Huskies, making them 16-5 on the year and 5-3 in conference play.

The Temple Owls enter this matchup averaging 68.1 points per game and also allow 65.4 points per game. The Owls are led by senior guard, Quinton Rose. Rose is leading Temple in scoring and assist, averaging 15.6 points per game and 3.6 assist per game. Rose needs to play well if Temple wants to grab the points.

The Memphis Tigers are averaging 73.5 points per game and also allow 63.6 points per game. The Tigers are led by freshman forward, Precious Achiuwa. Achiuwa is leading Memphis in scoring and rebounding, averaging 15.2 points per game and 10.1 rebounds per game. Achiuwa has been great this year and will need to keep it up if the Tigers want to cover the spread.

Recent Betting Trends

The Temple Owls are 9-12 ATS this year.

The Owls are 1-4 ATS their last 5 games.

The Memphis Tigers are 12-8-1 ATS this year.

The Tigers are 4-2 ATS their last 6 games.

In this matchup I like the Memphis Tigers to win and cover the spread. Memphis is 4-2 ATS their last 6 games and the Temple Owls are 1-4 ATS their last 5 games. Memphis is too athletic for Temple and they will run all over them at home. Final score prediction, the Memphis Tigers will win and cover the spread 74-61.

Nate’s Pick Memphis -8

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.