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Memphis Tigers host Lipscomb Bison in college basketball action

Lipscomb BisonMemphis Tigers
Dec 20, 8:00 PM | FedExForum

Lipscomb Bison vs Memphis Tigers Odds


Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Lipscomb when they take on the Memphis Tigers on Thursday in college hoops betting action.

The Bison will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Tigers are 3-5 ATS. Lipscomb is 0-0 on the totals; Memphis is 5-0-1.

View Lipscomb vs Memphis Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers - Bison odds would favor the Bison if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Memphis is rated No. 152 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Lipscomb is at No. 134. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 80-63 win for the Tigers.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bison rank No. 46 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.5 per game. That compares with Memphis’s No. 107 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Memphis is college basketball's No. 242-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Bison rate No. 239 with 5.4 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Lipscomb owns the country's No. 339-rated mark, allowing 85.7 points per game on the highway. Memphis, on the other hand, rates No. 104 in scoring at home.

Lipscomb won its last outing, an 87-84 result against Austin Peay on December 18. Lipscomb got 23 points and 18 rebounds from Stephen Hurt en route to an 87-84 victory over Austin Peay on Tuesday at Winfield Dunn Center.

In their last action, Memphis was an 87-78 loser at home against Louisville. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Tigers endured an 87-78 loss at the hands of the Cardinals on Saturday, despite a 23-point effort from Joe Jackson at FedExForum.

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Oral Roberts are 1-0
After playing Louisville are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few Bison at Tigers trends to consider:
Memphis is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games at home
Memphis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Lipscomb at North Florida, Monday, December 31
Memphis home to Oral Roberts, Friday, December 28