Memphis Tigers vs. East Carolina Pirates 1/24/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 24, 2021

A game after he put up 29 points in a 69-63 loss to South Florida, Tremont Robinson-White leads the East Carolina Pirates (7-3) at home against the Memphis Tigers (7-5) as 7-point underdogs. The matchup, which tips off at 4:00 PM ET on Sunday, January 24, 2021, airs on ESPN2. The over/under is 131.5 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Memphis vs East Carolina Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Memphis -7 -110 -110 131.5 -112 -109 -335 255

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Memphis vs East Carolina
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
East Carolina (+7) Over (131.5) Memphis 67 East Carolina 65

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Total Facts

  • The Tigers and their opponents have combined to score more than 131.5 points in 50% of their outings this season (six of 12 opportunities).
  • East Carolina has played in five games this year (out of 10 total matchups — 50% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 131.5 points.
  • The Tigers and the Pirates combine to average 8.9 more points per game than the total of 131.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 126.1 points per game, 5.4 fewer than the point total in this game.
  • The Tigers average point total in outings this season is 133.4, 1.9 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • Pirates games this year have averaged an over/under of 133.1 points, 1.6 more than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Tigers average 70.8 points per game, 7.3 more points than the 63.5 the Pirates give up.
  • Memphis is 6-2 overall and 3-0 against the spread when scoring more than 63.5 points.
  • East Carolina is 1-0 overall and 1-0 against the spread when giving up more than 70.8 points.
  • The Pirates’ 69.6 points per game are 7.0 more points than the 62.6 the Tigers allow.
  • East Carolina is 7-1 overall and 3-0 against the spread in games it scores more than 62.6 points.
  • Memphis has a 1-3 record overall and an ATS record of 0-4 in games when its opponents score more than 69.6 points.
  • The Tigers have scored a total of 99 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 8.2 per game), and the Pirates have out-scored opponents by 61 points on the season (6.1 more per game).

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Memphis Betting Information

  • Memphis has covered in just three of 11 matchups this season.
  • When favored by at least 7 points, the Tigers have struggled to a 1-4 record ATS this season.
  • Memphis has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 1 times in 11 contests (9.1%).

East Carolina Betting Information

  • East Carolina has a losing record against the spread, going 3-5 ATS (covering only 37.5% of the time).
  • The Pirates have gone 2-2 against the spread when they are at least a 7-point underdog.
  • East Carolina has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 25% of matchups this year (2 out of 8 contests).

Head to Head

Memphis vs East Carolina (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/19/2020 Memphis -13.5 143 -1284 +741 Regular Season 77-73 MEM
2/13/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-69 MEM
1/10/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-72 MEM

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Memphis Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Tigers this season is Landers Nolley II, who averages 13.5 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game.
  • Moussa Cisse leads the Tigers in rebounding, averaging 7.5 per game, while Alex Lomax leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.9 in each contest.
  • Nolley leads his teammates on the Tigers with 2.5 made threes per outing.
  • The Memphis steals leader is Lomax, who averages 1.6 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Cisse, who compiles 1.8 rejections per contest.

East Carolina Leaders

  • Jayden Gardner records 16.3 points and 7.6 rebounds per game for the Pirates, making him the top scorer and rebounder on the team.
  • East Carolina’s assist leader is Tristen Newton with 4.5 per game. He also averages 8.4 points per game and tacks on 4.5 rebounds per game.
  • J.J. Miles leads the Pirates in three-point shooting with an average of 1.6 made threes per game.
  • East Carolina’s leader in steals is Newton (1.4 per game), and its leader in blocks is Ludgy Debaut (1.1 per game).
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