Memphis Tigers (15-3) vs. Tulane Green Wave (11-6)
Memphis Tigers vs. Tulane Green Wave 1/21/24 – As the NCAA Men’s Basketball season intensifies, we focus on an upcoming clash between the Memphis Tigers and the Tulane Green Wave, scheduled for Sunday. This matchup, integral in the landscape of college basketball, promises to be a pivotal moment in the season. Fans eagerly anticipating this contest are seeking the most accurate NCAAB daily predictions to gauge the potential outcomes of what’s expected to be a riveting game.
Memphis Tigers have found success over their last five games with a perfect record, showing an effective combination of offensive power and defensive toughness. Averaging 81.8 points per game on 46.8% field goal percentage, their offensive efficiency stands out as key factor; yet their performance against the spread (ATS) tells an entirely different tale, going 1-4-1 overall; although road games ATS (5-2) show resilience away fixtures while 3 of their last 5 totals went over!
Tulane Green Wave’s recent form shows a 2-3 record over their past five games. They averaged an impressive 86.1 point per game while shooting 49.7% field goal percentage; their offense edges out Memphis slightly in terms of raw numbers. Tulane also held up better against the spread (3-2) despite some road games where their ATS performance wasn’t as positive (2-3); moreover, totals have gone over in seven of 11 home games they hosted recently, suggesting high scoring matches on their home turf.
Memphis Tigers vs. Tulane Green Wave 1/21/24 Game Info
|Sunday, January 21, 2024 at 1:00 PM ET
|Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse
David Jones (Forward) vs. Kevin Cross (Forward)
David Jones has been exceptional for Memphis this season, averaging 20.9 points per game while shooting efficient percentages from the field (44.7%) and from 3-point range (36.3%). The 6’6″ forward has scored 20+ points in 5 straight games as he continues his breakout sophomore campaign. Jones is also contributing 6.7 rebounds and 1.8 steals per contest. He will look to exploit his size advantage against the smaller Tulane forwards.
Kevin Cross has emerged as the leader of the Tulane squad in his junior season, recording an impressive 17.1 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists per outing. The versatile 6’8″ forward is shooting 56% from the floor and 37% from deep. Cross has notched six double-doubles on the year and has scored 20+ points five times. His ability to distribute and shoot from deep make him a tough cover for the Tigers.
This matchup features two skilled forwards who can score inside and out. Jones has been more consistent this season, but Cross’s passing ability gives Tulane an extra dimension on offense. Ultimately, Jones’s recent hot streak gives him the edge heading into this clash.
NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
The betting odds for this game are yet to be determined, but based on the teams’ current forms and past performances, this matchup promises to be closely contested.
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
Memphis is 5-0 straight up in their last 5 games and will put their win streak on the line against Tulane. However, the Tigers are just 1-4 against the spread over that same span, failing to cover in four straight contests. Memphis is 5-2 against the spread in road games this season. The over has hit in 3 of Memphis’s last 5 overall.
Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
Tulane is 2-3 straight up in their last 5, looking to build momentum at home against Memphis. The Green Wave are 3-2 against the spread over their past 5 games. Tulane is 2-3 against the number in home contests this season. The over has hit in 2 of Tulane’s last 5 matchups.
Memphis Tigers vs. Tulane Green Wave 01/21/24 Betting Picks
Considering the statistical analysis and betting trends, this game is shaping up to be a high-scoring encounter with both teams having potent offenses. Memphis’s slightly better overall record and Tulane’s home scoring advantage create a balanced scenario.
In terms of picks, the better choice might hinge on the final spread and moneyline odds. However, considering the over trends for both teams, a bet on the total points going over seems like a viable option. As for sports handicapping, this game presents a unique challenge due to the contrasting trends and stats of both teams, making it a compelling matchup for bettors.
Free Pick and Prediction: Memphis Tigers 84, Tulane Green Wave 80