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Memphis vs. Florida Atlantic Odds, Opening Spread, Start Time for 2023 NCAA Tournament

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Memphis vs. Florida Atlantic Odds

Memphis Odds -135
Florida Atlantic Odds +115
Opening Spread/Current Spread Memphis -2.5/Memphis -2
Over/Under 153
March Madness odds for Memphis-Florida Atlantic via bet365.

With the men’s 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket finally set, March Madness is officially underway.

Find out how 8-seeded Memphis and 9-seeded Florida Atlantic matchup statistically, plus how our college basketball betting experts are projecting this first-round matchup to play out.

Memphis vs Florida Atlantic will tip off at 9:20 p.m. ET on Friday, March 17 on TNT.


Statistical Matchup

Memphis Florida Atlantic
17 Tempo 126
OFF DEF
54 eFG% 15
210 TO% 163
98 R% 28
63 FTR 56
DEF OFF
34 eFG% 19
41 TO % 69
316 R% 122
265 FTR 240
All statistics courtesy of ShotQuality.


Instant Analysis

If there’s a crack in FAU’s defensive armor, it’s on the wing, specifically a power wing who can post up the Owls’ guards.

Louisiana Tech’s Isaiah Crawford is a prime example of this kryptonite. He feasted down low against FAU in both meetings. Can Memphis follow a similar blueprint with DeAndre Williams or Chandler Lawson?

— Matt Cox

For more coverage of the 2023 NCAA Tournament and Selection Sunday, make sure to check out our experts’ live reactions to the bracket reveal and the Selection Sunday live show, where you can get their instant analysis on every matchup as well as some early insights to help you make your bets.

Don’t forget to print out your 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket, as well — and while you’re there, enter the bet 365 Bracket Challenge content for your chance to win up to $10,000,000. Enter for free at actionnetwork.com/bracket.

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