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March 12, 11:30 AM | Haskins Center

Memphis Tigers vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds

24-9TEAM RECORD25-8

Texas El Paso looks to cover the Miners-Tigers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 25-8 mark when they host Memphis in college basketball action.

It's a game in the Conference USA Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68.

The Miners bring a 25-8 record (14-11-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 24-9 Tigers, who are 9-18-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Texas El Paso go 10-15-1 so far and the Tigers go 7-20-1.

View Memphis vs Texas El Paso Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Miners at No. 45 and the Tigers at No. 84 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 77-73 result in favor of the Miners.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas El Paso's No. 110 nationally ranked offense (71.1 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 189 at 68.2 PPG. The Miners have been averaging 46.7% from the field, more than the Tigers have managed so far this season (45.1% on average).

Defensively, Memphis features the nation's No. 255-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.7 points per game. Texas El Paso, meanwhile, comes in at No. 142 nationally in scoring at home.

Memphis was a 76-56 winner in their most recent outing against East Carolina. They covered the 3.5–point spread as favorites.

Texas El Paso was a 66-54 winner in their most recent outing against Tulsa. They covered the 5.5–point spread as favorites.

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing East Carolina are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Tulsa are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

A few Tigers at Miners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games on the road
Memphis is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Memphis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Texas El Paso is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas El Paso's last 6 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 6 games at home

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