Bet Jamaica Conference USA Basketball Preview — Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Memphis Tigers

by Dirty on July 25, 2013

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the Memphis Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at FedExForum.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 14-point favorites versus the Golden Hurricane, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.

Ray Reese shot 6-for-11 from the field with 17 points in leading Tulsa to a 70-67 victory over UAB on Friday, as 1.5-point underdogs. That game’s combined 137 points went UNDER the posted total of 128.

Glenn Andrews tossed in 15 points for Tulsa, and Jerome Jordan added 11 in the win.

Memphis booked their ticket to the finals of the Conference USA Tournament by cruising past Houston 74-49 on Friday. Memphis covered the 14-point spread, while the 123 points went UNDER the posted total of 137.

Robert Dozier tossed in 16 points and grabbed five rebounds, and Shawn Taggart had 10 points with seven rebounds.

Team records:
Tulsa: 24-9 SU, 14-13 ATS
Memphis: 30-3 SU, 19-11-2 ATS

Tulsa most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing UAB are 8-0
After a win are 9-1

Memphis most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Houston are 10-0
After a win are 10-0

A few trends to consider:
Tulsa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tulsa’s last 7 games when playing Memphis
Tulsa is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Tulsa is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tulsa
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tulsa

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