Florida Atlantic vs Memphis: Preview & Analysis 03/18/2023

Florida Atlantic vs Memphis: Preview & Analysis 03/18/2023

March 17, 2023



Game Preview

On Friday evening, the Florida Atlantic Owls (31-3, 18-2 C-USA) and the Memphis Tigers (26-8, 13-5 American) will face each other in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, with the winner advancing to the next stage. Both teams have won their recent games, with the Owls defeating UAB 78-56 and the Tigers beating Houston 75-65.
Florida Atlantic had a remarkable regular season, achieving over 30 wins for the first time in school history. They ended the season on a seven-game winning streak and will seek to maintain their momentum against Memphis. In their previous game, the Owls had an average of 78.2 points per game, with a 47.5 percent field goal percentage and a 35 percent three-point percentage. Alijah Martin led the team with 30 points, 11 rebounds, and three steals, while Johnell Davis contributed 18 points, seven rebounds, and four steals, and Giancarlo Rosado added seven points and seven rebounds. On defense, they allowed an average of 65.3 points per game and only 56 points in their previous game.
The Tigers won three consecutive games last week to become AAC Champions and will aim to continue their winning streak against the Owls. Memphis averages 79.8 points per game and scored 75 points in their previous game, with a 50.9 percent field goal percentage and a 50 percent three-point percentage. Kendric Davis led the team with 31 points, five rebounds, and three assists, while DeAndre Williams contributed 16 points and 13 rebounds, and Alex Lomax added 10 points, three rebounds, four assists, and three steals. However, defensively, the Tigers have struggled, allowing an average of 71.9 points per game, and they will need to improve their defense to secure a victory.

Let’s check the latest picks, NCAAB news, stats and NCAAB expert picks for Florida Atlantic vs Memphis. We’ve plenty of NCAAB predictions for you to consider.

The first round of the East Region will feature an exciting game for one of the second-round berths. The Florida Atlantic Owls are coming off a win in their last game against the UAB Blazers to earn the top spot in Conference USA, however, they will have to face the Memphis Tigers who come in as favorites according to the oddsmakers after winning their last game against the Houston Cougars.

Florida Atlantic Owls vs Memphis Tigers Game Information

  • Date: 03/17/2023
  • Time: 10:10 PM ET
  • Location: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH.
  • How to Watch Florida Atlantic vs Memphis : ESPN+
  • Live Stream: CBS.com

Florida Atlantic vs Memphis Betting Lines

Florida Atlantic is +110 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $110.On the other side, Memphis is -130 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $77.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Florida Atlantic at a 47.62% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Memphis has 56.52% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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