The FAU Owls and Memphis Tigers will square off in one of the first-round matches of the 2023 NCAA Tournament on Friday night in Columbus, Ohio. Both teams are rated in the top 25 and just won their respective conference tournaments. The American Athletic Conference Tournament championship game on Sunday saw No. 1 Houston upset by the eighth-seeded and 24th-ranked Tigers (26-8). With both of their defeats coming against Houston, they have won nine of their last 11 games. and the s…………………………..
The game will start at Nationwide Arena at 9:20 p.m. ET. The Tigers are now 2-point favourites in Caesars Sportsbook’s FAU vs. Memphis odds, and 153 total points are the set over/under. Check out the SportsLine Projection Model’s college basketball forecasts and March Madness betting tips before placing any Memphis vs. FAU bets.
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The model has just finalised its choices and March Madness predictions after breaking through the FAU vs. Memphis clash. To see the model’s predictions, go to SportsLine right now. The odds and trends for Memphis vs. FAU are as follows:
• FAU vs. Memphis betting line: Tigers -1.5 • FAU vs. Memphis total points allowed: 153
• Money line for FAU vs. Memphis: Owls +110, Tigers -130
• FAU: The Owls have an edge in rest and are 6-0-1 ATS.
• MEM: The Tigers are 5-2 against the spread while playing at home.
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Memphis’s ability to cover
Tigers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11, but they are 16-6-1 against the spread overall. Memphis won nine of the 11 games, losing just twice, both to Houston. This season, Memphis is the highest-caliber club the Owls have played. In comparison to the Tigers, FAU’s strength of schedule is ranked 57th in the country (135th non-conference). Memphis’s scoring (79.5 points per game) and overall shooting % are in the top 25 in the country (48.1).
Kendric Davis and DeAndre Williams, two All-AAC players, are the Tigers’ leaders. Williams averages 17.8 points and eight rebounds per game, while Davis averages 22.1 points per game, good for 12th in the country. In the AAC championship game on Sunday, Williams had 16 points and 13 rebounds while Davis scored 31. Both players are capable stoppers of shots, with 2.5 thefts between them. The Tigers average 9.7 thefts per game, led by Alex Lomax, while opponents only shoot less than 41% (34th) (2.4).
FAU’s ability to cover
While Memphis is more experienced, the Owls ran roughshod through Conference USA. Nonetheless, FAU can score with the best of them. casecasecasecase procedcasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecasecase (60th). Per game, the Tigers allow 72.6 points (254th in Division I). Although opponents make only 41.1% of their shots, FAU shoots 47.2% from the field and hits 37.2% of their 3-point tries, ranking 41st and 22nd, respectively (40th).
Both Johnell Davis and Alijah Martin are top-notch athletes in every way. Martin scored 13.2 points per game while Davis averages 13.5 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 1.5 steals. Vladislav Goldin, a 7-foot-1 sophomore who averages 10.6 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks, offers the Owls the size they need to handle the Tigers’ big men. Martin (62) and Nicholas Boyd lead the five FAU players with at least 40 3-pointers made (58). Owls have a 21-10-1 ATS record.
How to make choices for FAU vs. Memphis
The outcomes of the Memphis vs. FAU game have been analysed by SportsLine’s model. With the model estimating 148 points, the point total is trending Under. Moreover, it states that in far over 60% of simulations, one side of the spread hits. Only at SportsLine can you purchase the model’s selection.