Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Dean Smith Center
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The Tulane Green Wave travel to Dean Smith Center to play the North Carolina Tar Heels on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 24 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 147.5.
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The Green Wave come into this game with an overall record of 6-4 and a road record of 0-1. They are 2-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2. The Tar Heels have an overall record of 7-2 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 5-4 and they are 3-4 against the spread.
Louis Dabney comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Green Wave. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Malik Morgan averages 10.7 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Tulane. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Marcus Paige averages 17.7 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Tar Heels. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Justin Jackson averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Tulane averages 69.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 228th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 151st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 207th in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game which ranks them 76th and 190th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 309th with 15 per game. The Green Wave allow 64.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 42nd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 119th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 118th and they give up 9.8 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 70th in the Division 1.
North Carolina averages 84.1 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.1 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 109th in the nation. They average 41 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per contest which ranks them 44th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Tar Heels rank 38th with 11 per game. The Tar Heels allow 70 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 139th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 101st and 301st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 117th place in the nation. The Tar Heels force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 183rd in college basketball.
Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 2-2 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 2-2 against the over/under
North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 3-4 against the spread
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 5-4 against the over/under
Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
12/15/15 F Kennedy Meeks Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Tulane
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