Memphis at USF 2/2/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 08/21/2019 at 11:28 AM ET

The Memphis Tigers visit Yuenging Center in Tampa, Florida on Saturday to play the South Florida Bulls. The Tigers fell to 13-8 following their 95-79 loss to Tulsa on Wednesday. The Tigers were led in the loss by Tyler Harris with 18 points, while Jeremiah Martin and Raynere Thornton each scored 14. Memphis was as close as 74-66 in the second half but could get no closer.

South Florida improved to 14-6 on the season following its 77-57 rout of East Carolina. The Bulls were paced by Alexis Yetna with 28 points and 13 rebounds. The game was close during the first half, but the Bulls, behind Yetna’s scoring pulled away during the second half to win by 20. Jeremiah Martin is the leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 15.1 points and 4.3 assists per game. Kyvon Davenport is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounder for Memphis with averages of 14.5 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Memphis is shooting 45.9% from the field and 31.8% from 3-point territory.

David Collins leads the Bulls in scoring with an average of 14.3 points per game. The leading rebounder is Alexis Yetna with an average of 10.1 per game, while LaQuincy Rideau is the leader in assists with an average of 5.8 per game. South Florida is shooting 43.8% from the field and 32.6% from 3-point territory.

South Florida played well of late in this matchup covering the number in 6 of the last 7 between the two. The Bulls overall have covered the spread in 7 of the last 8 and 10 of the last 11 in American Athletic Conference play. At home, the Bulls have covered the number in 6 of the last 8. Final Score Prediction, South Florida Bulls win and cover ATS 76-70.

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