Saturday, January 2, 2016
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The Connecticut Huskies travel to Devlin Fieldhouse to play the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Connecticut as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 9-3 and a road record of 1-0. They are 5-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3. The Green Wave have an overall record of 7-7 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 4-4 and they are 5-3 against the spread.
Rodney Purvis comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 50%. Daniel Hamilton averages 13 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.6 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Connecticut. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Louis Dabney averages 13.2 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Green Wave. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Malik Morgan averages 11.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Connecticut averages 80.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 39th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 69th in the country. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game which ranks them 99th and 68th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 58th with 11.6 per game. The Huskies allow 64.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 43rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 45th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 38th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 211th in the Division 1.
Tulane averages 67.6 points per game this year which ranks them 252nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 211th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 290th in the nation. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per contest which ranks them 49th and 224th respectively. In the turnover department the Green Wave rank 274th with 14.3 per game. The Green Wave allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 73rd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 115th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 130th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 74th place in the nation. The Green Wave force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 177th in college basketball.
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 5-2 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 4-3 against the over/under
Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 5-3 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 4-4 against the over/under
Connecticut Huskies Injuries
12/22/15 C Amida Brimah Finger out 6-8 weeks
Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Connecticut
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