Charlotte vs Memphis Prediction College Basketball Picks 2/21/24

Memphis (18-8) vs Charlotte (17-8)

Game Info: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 8:00 pm (FedExForum)

Betting Odds: Memphis -5.5 -- Over/Under: 144.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Charlotte 49ers and the Memphis Tigers meet in college basketball action from the FedEx Forum on Wednesday night. Who comes out on top in Wednesday’s AAC action? Let’s dive in and find out with our Charlotte vs. Memphis prediction.

Charlotte Team Preview

The Charlotte 49ers come into this game looking to build on their three-game win streak after a 72-61 win over Wichita State last time out. Lu’Cye Patterson leads the 49ers in scoring with 14.8 PPG along with 2.4 APG while Igor Milicic Jr. has 12.8 PPG with a team-high 8.6 RPG to lead the 49ers on the glass up to this point in the year. Dishon Jackson has 11.8 PPG with 5.6 RPG while Nik Graves has 10.3 PPG with 3 APG as well for the 49ers to lead Charlotte in the assist department and to round out the group of double-digit scorers for Charlotte this season. As a team, Charlotte is averaging 69.8 PPG on 45.8% shooting from the field, 32% from three and 75.5% from the foul line this season.

Memphis Team Preview

The Memphis Tigers will try to rebound from back-to-back losses after a 106-79 loss to SMU last time out. David Jones leads the Tigers in scoring and rebounding with 22 PPG and 7.5 RPG while Jahvon Quinerly has 13.2 PPG with 3.4 RPG and a team-high 4.9 APG to lead the Tigers in the assist department. Nae’Qwan Tomlin has 11 PPG with 5.3 RPG, capping off the group of double-digit scorers for Memphis so far this season. Jones also has a team-high 2.2 SPG while Jaykwon Walton has 8.5 PPG with 3.6 RPG. As a team, Memphis is averaging 80.2 PPG on 45.8% shooting from the field, 35.5% from three and 72.6% from the foul line this season. Memphis will play against FAU, East Carolina, and UAB after this game.

Charlotte vs. Memphis Prediction

I’m on Charlotte here. Memphis is a solid team on paper, but the 49ers have done nothing but battle this season and provide value while the Tigers continue to disappoint, especially at home where they’ve barely covered this season. I think the 49ers have the chops to battle here and I wouldn’t be surprised if they won outright. Give me Charlotte and the points.

Chris’s Pick Charlotte +5.5

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