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

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


The No. 8 seed Memphis Tigers (26-8) will aim to defeat the No. 9 seed Florida Atlantic Owls (31-3) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at Nationwide Arena. This matchup tips off at 9:20 PM.

In its previous game, Memphis defeated Houston on Sunday, 75-65. Kendric Davis scored a team-high 31 points (and added three assists and five boards). Florida Atlantic was victorious in its previous game against UAB, 78-56, on Saturday. Alijah Martin starred with 30 points, and also had 11 boards and one assist.

When is Memphis vs. Florida Atlantic and when does it start?

This matchup between the Tigers and Owls will happen on Friday, March 17, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 9:20 PM ET.

Where to Watch Memphis vs. Florida Atlantic

The Tigers and Owls will take to the court at Nationwide Arena for this matchup on March 17, and if you want to see the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on TNT.

Memphis Tigers vs. Florida Atlantic Owls Game Preview

Memphis Stats, Odds & Insights

Memphis outscores opponents by 7.9 points per game (scoring 79.8 per game to rank 22nd in college basketball while allowing 71.9 per outing to rank 235th in college basketball) and has a +267 scoring differential overall.

The Tigers put up 14.8 more points than the Owls give up (65.0).

Memphis makes 6.1 three-pointers per game (315th in college basketball) at a 35.4% rate (106th in college basketball), compared to the 8.0 per contest its opponents make while shooting 30.9% from deep.

In home games, the Tigers are putting up 2.1 fewer points per game (79.9) than they are away from home (82.0).

Memphis has seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 76.9 points per game in its last 10 contests, 2.9 points fewer than the 79.8 it has scored this season.

Florida Atlantic Stats, Odds & Insights

Florida Atlantic’s +470 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 13.8 points per game) is a result of putting up 78.8 points per game (27th in college basketball) while giving up 65.0 per outing (41st in college basketball).

The Owls’ 78.8 points per game are 6.9 more than the Tigers give up.

Florida Atlantic makes 3.5 more threes per game than the opposition, 9.8 (16th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.3.

The Owls are scoring more points at home (82.1 per game) than away (75.9).

Florida Atlantic is putting up 83.1 points per contest in its previous 10 games, which is 4.3 more than its average for the season (78.8).

Tigers Key Players to Watch

Tigers Leaders
Kendric Davis 33 22.1 3.7 5.6 2.0 0.2 1.9
DeAndre Williams 34 17.8 8.0 2.9 1.5 1.0 0.9
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 34 7.6 4.1 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.3

Owls Key Players to Watch

Owls Leaders
Johnell Davis 32 13.5 5.2 1.5 1.5 0.1 1.3
Alijah Martin 31 13.2 5.4 1.5 1.1 0.2 2.0
Vladislav Goldin 34 10.6 6.4 0.4 0.4 1.2 0.0
Nicholas Boyd 33 9.0 4.1 2.5 0.8 0.0 1.7
Michael Forrest 32 8.9 2.4 1.8 0.7 0.1 1.6

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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.