Memphis vs. SMU: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Memphis vs. SMU: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


AAC action on Thursday will see the the Memphis Tigers (22-7, 12-4 AAC) visit the SMU Mustangs (10-19, 5-11 AAC) at Moody Coliseum, tipping off at 9:00 PM ET.

In its most recent game, Memphis defeated Cincinnati on Sunday, 76-73. Kendric Davis scored a team-high 22 points (and added three assists and four rebounds). In its previous game, SMU lost to South Florida on Saturday, 71-67. Zhuric Phelps scored a team-high 22 points (and chipped in two assists and five boards).

When is Memphis vs. SMU and when does it start?

This game between the Tigers and Mustangs is scheduled to tip off on Thursday, March 2, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 9:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Memphis vs. SMU

The Tigers and Mustangs will take to the court at Moody Coliseum for this matchup on March 2, and if you’d like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN2.

Memphis Tigers vs. SMU Mustangs Game Preview

Memphis Stats, Odds & Insights

Memphis’ +195 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 6.7 points per game) is a result of scoring 79.9 points per game (24th in college basketball) while giving up 73.2 per outing (271st in college basketball).

The Tigers post 5.3 more points than the Mustangs concede (74.6).

Memphis hits 5.7 three-pointers per game (332nd in college basketball), 2.5 fewer than its opponents (8.2).

Offensively the Tigers have played worse in home games this year, putting up 81.0 points per game, compared to 82.1 per game away from home.

In its last 10 games, Memphis has been scoring 81.5 points per contest, an average that’s slightly higher than the 79.9 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

SMU Stats, Odds & Insights

SMU puts up 70.4 points per game (208th in college basketball) while allowing 74.6 per contest (306th in college basketball). It has a -122 scoring differential and has been outscored by 4.2 points per game.

The Mustangs score just 2.8 fewer points per game (70.4) than the Tigers allow (73.2).

SMU connects on 6.4 three-pointers per game (288th in college basketball), 1.5 fewer than its opponents. It is shooting 31.5% from deep (316th in college basketball) and its opponents are shooting 34.3%.

The Mustangs are putting up more points at home (71.5 per game) than away (66.5).

SMU is averaging 73.8 points per contest over its past 10 games, which is 3.4 more than its average for the season (70.4).

Tigers Key Players to Watch

Tigers Leaders
Kendric Davis 28 21.3 3.8 5.6 2.1 0.1 1.6
DeAndre Williams 29 17.5 7.9 2.8 1.4 1.0 0.7
D’Andre Davis 1 13.0 3.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
Keonte Kennedy 25 9.2 2.6 0.8 1.2 0.1 1.5
Elijah McCadden 29 7.8 4.0 1.3 0.4 0.3 0.3

Mustangs Key Players to Watch

Mustangs Leaders
Zhuric Phelps 27 17.6 3.9 3.2 2.4 0.3 1.7
Zach Nutall 29 13.3 2.8 2.8 1.1 0.3 2.0
Efe Odigie 29 11.5 7.0 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.1
Samuell Williamson 29 9.1 7.2 2.7 1.4 0.8 0.1
Stefan Todorovic 28 6.0 2.6 0.5 0.5 0.2 1.1

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.