Memphis vs. South Florida - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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South Florida Bulls (10-12) at Memphis Tigers (17-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 4:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Tigers -8.5 -- Over/Under: 126.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The South Florida Bulls and Memphis Tigers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the FedExForum.
The South Florida Bulls need a win after losing eight of their last 12 games. The South Florida Bulls are averaging 63.8 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 62.3 points on 45.8 percent shooting. David Collins is averaging 14.7 points and 3.5 rebounds while Laquincy Rideau is averaging 12.7 points and 4.5 rebounds. Ezacuras Dawson III is dishing 1.4 assists and Justin Brown is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The South Florida Bulls are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 60.7 percent from the free throw line. The South Florida Bulls are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.3 rebounds per game. The South Florida Bulls have lost four of their last five road games.
The Memphis Tigers look for another win after winning five of their last seven games. The Memphis Tigers are averaging 77.8 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 63.3 points on 35.3 percent shooting. Precious Achiuwa is averaging 15.6 points and 10.4 rebounds while Lester Quinones is averaging 10.8 points and 3.5 rebounds. D.J. Jeffries is the third double-digit scorer and Tyler Harris is grabbing 1.6 rebounds. The Memphis Tigers are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Tigers are allowing 29.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.8 rebounds per game. The Memphis Tigers have won six of their last eight home games.
The Bulls are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games, 24-10 ATS in their last 34 games following a ATS win and 15-7 ATS in their last 22 road games. The Tigers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 20-6-1 in Bulls last 27 overall. The under is 5-2 in Tigers last 7 overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The South Florida Bulls have had issues this season against the better teams in the AAC, and they're not playing well entering this contest. The Memphis Tigers have covered nine of their 14 home games this season where they win by an average of 18.4 points while shooting 48.6 percent from the field. Memphis also beat USF on the road by four points last month, so you'd think this game would be a little easier. I'll lay the chalk.