SMU vs Memphis: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 28, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 28, 2021

The Memphis Tigers are  underdogs as they try to continue a three-game winning streak when they visit the SMU Mustangs on Thursday, January 28 at Moody Coliseum. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN2. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 28, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

SMU Betting Information

  • SMU has a 5-4-1 record ATS this year.
  • The Mustangs have a winning record against the spread when favored by 3.5 points or more, going 4-2-1 this season.
  • SMU and its opponents have hit the over in 7 of 10 games this season (70%).
  • The Tigers defeated the Mustangs 76-72 when they played on Tuesday. Tyson Jolly scored 15 points for the Mustangs, and Alex Lomax led the Tigers with 14. The Tigers covered the 2.5-point spread, and the game cleared the 144 over/under set for the contest.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

SMU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kendric Davis 11 18.3 4.5 7.6 1.5 0.1 1.3
Feron Hunt 11 12.0 8.3 0.8 1.0 1.1 0.2
Emmanuel Bandoumel 11 11.9 3.2 1.6 0.5 0.3 2.1
Ethan Chargois 11 9.9 5.8 3.3 1.1 0.4 1.3
Darius McNeill 10 7.7 2.8 0.9 0.7 0.1 1.4

Memphis Betting Information

  • With a 5-8 record ATS, Memphis has not routinely covered the spread this season.
  • As at least a 3.5-point underdog, the Tigers often have trouble covering with only a 3-7 record against the spread.
  • 15.4% of Memphis’ 13 games this season have reached the over/under.
  • The Mustangs fell to the Tigers 76-72 on Tuesday in each team’s last contest. Lomax led the Tigers with 14 points, while Jolly scored 15 points to lead the Mustangs. The Tigers covered the 2.5-point spread in the matchup, and the game went over the 144-point over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Memphis Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Landers Nolley II 14 12.8 3.4 1.9 1.0 0.0 2.4
D.J. Jeffries 14 10.5 5.9 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.9
DeAndre Williams 7 10.4 5.3 3.3 1.9 0.9 0.6
Lester Quinones 14 9.9 5.4 2.1 0.9 0.1 1.5
Boogie Ellis 14 8.3 1.4 1.1 0.7 0.4 1.4

Total Facts

  • SMU’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup total (142 points) in 72.7% of opportunities (eight out of 11 matchups).
  • In 42.9% of Memphis’ games this season (6 of 14), the total points scored was higher than Thursday’s 142-point over/under.
  • The Mustangs average 78.5 points per game against the Tigers’ 71.9, totaling 8.4 points over the game’s point total of 142.
  • These two teams give up a combined 130.3 points per game, 11.7 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Mustangs games is 146.2 points, 4.2 more than the over/under of 142 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 7.6 points more than the average over/under in Tigers games this season (134.4 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/26/2021 Memphis Memphis -2.5 144 -145 +121 Regular Season 76-72 MEM
2/25/2020 SMU SMU -4.5 143.5 -208 +166 Regular Season 58-53 SMU
1/25/2020 N/A Memphis N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-70 SMU
1/19/2019 N/A Memphis N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-61 MEM

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