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SMU vs. Memphis Predictions, Odds

  • January 26, 2021
  • By Thom Cunningham

The SMU Mustangs hit the road for an AAC game against the red hot Memphis Tigers. Tip for this potential bubble game is set for 7 p.m. (ET) and will air on ESPNU from the FedEx Forum.



SMU-Memphis Betting Odds

Line Movements

  • Spread: Memphis -2
  • Money-Line: Memphis -145 SMU +125
  • Total: 141.5

Odds Subject to Change

Memphis is the home favorite for this potential March Madness bubble game, entering as a -2-point favorite. The Tigers have covered and won SU in two straight games, but have failed to cover nine of their last 13 games overall. SMU is 5-4-1 on the ATS.

The point total is set at 141.5, which can go either way. Memphis has failed to go OVER in 11 of 13 games this season, while SMU has gone OVER in seven of 10 games.

Betting Analysis – SMU Mustangs

Straight Up - SU, Against the Spread - ATS, Over-Under (O/U)

  • SU: 8-2
  • ATS: 5-4-1
  • SU - Home: 5-2
  • SU - Away: 3-0
  • O/U: 7-3

Southern Methodist is on a two-game winning streak, after dropping back-to-back games to Houston and Cincinnati. The Cincinnati loss was a bad one, but the Mustangs seem to be playing well since then.

SMU has an efficient team overall, posting the nation's 53rd-most efficient offense (79.1 points per game) and 61st-most efficient defense (66.9 points allowed per game). They feature four players who average a double-digit point total, beginning with Kendric Davis.

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