Memphis vs. SMU Prediction
Will SMU cover as a double-digit home favorite today against Memphis when the AAC rivals clash at 4:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Mustangs are 13.5-point home favorites versus the Tigers after opening as 14.5-point favorites. As for the total, the number hit the board at 136.5 and has been bet down to 134.5.
The Tigers have dropped six of their last 10 games and are just 5-5 against the spread during that same span. They're also just 12-13 against the spread on the season, including 5-5 against the number on the road this year.
The Mustangs are a perfect 10-0 over their last 10 games and covered in nine of those 10 contests. They're 19-5 at the betting window on the year, making them one of the best ATS teams in the country, and are 10-2 against the spread at home.
OUR PREDICTION: The Tigers have failed to cover in all nine of their last nine road games versus the Mustangs and are just 3-14 against the spread in their last 17 games overall versus SMU. The Mustangs are also 13-3 against the spread in their last 16 home games, are 21-5 against the number in their last 26 games coming off a win, and are 22-6-1 against the spread in their last 29 games overall.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: SMU MUSTANGS -13.5