Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks visit Memphis Tigers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

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Nov 29, 8:00 PM | FedExForum

Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs Memphis Tigers Odds

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The Memphis Tigers will be trying to slam the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks on Thursday when the teams tip off at FedExForum in college betting action.

The Tigers sit at 3-2 (1-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Skyhawks are currently 2-4 (2-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Memphis is 2-0 OU, and Tennessee-Martin is 0-0 OU.

View Tennessee-Martin vs Memphis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Tigers installed as 27-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers - Skyhawks odds would favor the Skyhawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Memphis is rated No. 271 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tennessee-Martin is at No. 14. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 71-69 win for the Tigers.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Memphis's No. 174-rated squad against Tennessee-Martin's No. 41-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Memphis rates No. 281 in the country with 4.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 127 nationally with 6.7 per match.

Defensively, Tennessee-Martin features the nation's No. 312-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.3 points per game. Memphis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 261 nationally in scoring at home.

Tennessee-Martin was an 80-57 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Bradley. They failed to cover the 11-point spread as underdogs. Tennessee-Martin was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Bradley and falling by an 80-57 score at Carver Arena.

In their last action, Memphis was a 52-47 winner at home against Northern Iowa. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Deon Mitchell scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Panthers to a win (they lost 52-47 to Memphis at Atlantis Resort on Saturday).

Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 0-10
Before playing Kennesaw State are 0-1
After playing Bradley are 1-1
After a loss are 3-7

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

A few Skyhawks at Tigers trends to consider:
Tennessee-Martin is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee-Martin is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee-Martin is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tennessee-Martin
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tennessee-Martin
Memphis is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games at home
Memphis is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games

Next up:
Tennessee-Martin home to Kennesaw State, Saturday, December 1
Memphis home to Ohio, Wednesday, December 5

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