Check out our free Auburn vs Memphis pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Atlanta. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Auburn vs Memphis Pick & Preview: Saturday, December 10th Betting Odds
Tigers vs Tigers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Auburn Tigers at Memphis Tigers
- Where: Atlanta at State Farm Arena
- Date: Saturday, December 10th
- Betting Odds: Auburn -1.5, AUBRN -127 | MPHS +103 O/U 137.5
Auburn heads into this matchup having played 8 games and have an overall record sitting at 8-0. On the road, the Tigers will be playing their 2nd game of the season, having gone 2-0. This season, Auburn has been favored to win in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 8-0. For today’s contest, Auburn have a betting line set -1.5 points in their favor.
Auburn will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Wendell Green Jr. who is averaging 13.38 points per game for the Tigers. Jr. is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Tigers’ offensive gameplan is the play of K.D. Johnson who has hit 39.7% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.5 points per game.
Auburn comes into today’s matchup vs Memphis, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 78.7 points per game. Through 8 games, they have hit 44.0% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Tigers’ have prefered to slow the game down, ranking 313rd in possessions per game.
The Memphis Tigers will be looking to pick up their 10th win of the season and are in the middle of a 5 game win streak. Currently, the Tigers have been the home team 7 times, sitting with a record of 6-1. So far, the Tigers have been the underdog 1 time, going 0-1 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1.5 underdogs on the spread.
Memphis will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Kendric Davis who is averaging 17.44 points per game for the Tigers. Davis is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Tigers’ offensive gameplan is the play of DeAndre Williams who has hit 56.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.11 points per game.
So far this season, Memphis has put together a strong scoring offense at 75.4 points per game (74th). This strong figure has come despite the Tigers playing at a slow tempo compared to other schools. For the season, they have hit 35.9% of their shots from outside, which is closer to the NCAA average. Memphis’ overall field goal percentage currently sits at 47.1%
Free Spread Prediction: Auburn Tigers -1.5
According to our key indicators, the best bet for today’s matchup between the Memphis Tigers and Auburn Tigers is to get money down on the Auburn to win an cover as -1.5 point favorites. Even though the team has not been great vs the spread as the road team, we see them putting together a strong game from behind the arc, as they are one of the NCAA’s best 3-point shooting units at 8.12 made 3’s per game. When it comes time to getting your bets down, we like the Auburn Tigers at -1.5.