Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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The East Carolina Pirates travel to Reynolds Center to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Pirates come into this game with an overall record of 8-6 and a road record of 0-4. They are 6-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-5. The Golden Hurricane have an overall record of 8-6 and a home record of 4-3. They have an over/under record of 6-7 and they are 5-7 against the spread.
B.J. Tyson comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Pirates. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Caleb White averages 14.1 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for East Carolina. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Shaquille Harrison averages 17.9 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Hurricane. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. James Woodard averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
East Carolina averages 72.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 170th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 154th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 136th in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game which ranks them 171st and 62nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 12.7 per game. The Pirates allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 79th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 98th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 68th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest which puts them in 288th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 229th in the Division 1.
Tulsa averages 74.9 points per game this year which ranks them 122nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 104th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 213th in the nation. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest which ranks them 253rd and 152nd respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Hurricane rank 39th with 11.1 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 156th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 133rd and 314th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 149th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 77th place in the nation. The Golden Hurricane force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 60th in college basketball.
East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 6-3 against the spread
The East Carolina Pirates are 4-5 against the over/under
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 5-7 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 6-7 against the over/under
East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/20/15 C Deng Riak Shoulder out for season
12/20/15 F Marshall Guilmette Undisclosed out for season
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
01/04/16 G Pat Birt Leg "?" Tuesday vs. East Carolina
Guy's Pick: Take East Carolina
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