The Tulane Green Wave and Memphis Tigers meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the FedExForum.
The Tulane Green Wave need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Tulane Green Wave are averaging 64.1 points on 38.2 percent shooting and allowing 64 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Jordan Walker is averaging 14 points and 4.6 rebounds while Jaylen Forbes is averaging 14 points and one assist. RJ McGee is dishing one assist and Kevin Cross is grabbing four rebounds. The Tulane Green Wave are shooting 30.3 percent from beyond the arc and 76.3 percent from the free throw line. The Tulane Green Wave are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.4 rebounds per game.
The Memphis Tigers look to stay hot after winning six of their last seven games. The Memphis Tigers are averaging 72.7 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 62.9 points on 39.2 percent shooting. Landers Nolley II is averaging 13.2 points and 3.2 rebounds while DeAndre Williams is averaging 11.3 points and six rebounds. DJ Jeffies is dishing 1.7 assists and Lester Quinones is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Memphis Tigers are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 62.2 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Tigers are allowing 27.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.2 rebounds per game.
The Green Wave are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Tigers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Green Wave last 5 overall. The under is 39-17-1 in Tigers last 57 overall. The underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Memphis Tigers are the better team and they’re playing some of their best ball of the season right now, but Tulane isn’t a pushover by any means. Despite their losses, the Tulane Green Wave only lose by an average of 1.9 points on the road and 3.6 points as an underdog. Tulane is also 11-7 against the spread on the season and 5-2 against the spread on the road. I’ll take my chances with the points here.