Memphis at South Florida: 3/2/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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South Florida Bulls (8-10) vs Memphis Tigers (14-6)
Game Info: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Yuengling Center)
Betting Odds: South Florida Bulls +8.5 -- Over/Under: 133 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Memphis Tigers and South Florida Bulls face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at the USF Sun Dome.
The Memphis TIgers come into this game with a 14-6 record overall and coming into this game they have won five games in a row. In the last game against Cincinnati the offense was elite putting up 80 points and that led to the six point victory. Memphis on the season is averaging 72.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 62.6 points per game. Memphis is shooting 44 percent from the field and 34.9 percent from behind the three point line. Landers Nolley II has been the best player for Memphis averaging 13.4 points while shooting 41.9 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the South Florida Bulls who sit with an 8-10 record overall and they have lost two games in a row. In the last game against Houston the offense could only manage 52 points while the defense gave up 98 points and that led to the loss. South Florida on the season is averaging 64.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.3 points per game South Florida is shooting 40 percent from the field and 33.9 percent from behind the three point line. Guard David Collins has been the best player for South Florida averaging 12.4 points while shooting 43.4 percent from the field and 42.5 percent from behind the three point line.
Memphis is 8-1 against the spread in their last nine games overall. Memphis is 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 games overall.The over is 7-3 in USF’s last 10 games as an underdog. The underdog is 8-3 against the spread in the lsat 11 meetings played between the two teams.
South Florida didn’t look good in the last game, but they should find success keeping this game close. South Florida might not win, but they will find enough offensive success to cover the spread.