Sunday, January 17, 2016
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The SMU Mustangs travel to Devlin Fieldhouse to play the Tulane Green Wave on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has SMU as 13 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Mustangs come into this game with an overall record of 16-0 and a road record of 4-0. They are 5-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-5. The Green Wave have an overall record of 8-10 and a home record of 5-4. They have an over/under record of 7-5 and they are 7-5 against the spread.
Nic Moore comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Mustangs. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Ben Moore averages 13.3 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for SMU. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Louis Dabney averages 13.2 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Green Wave. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Malik Morgan averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
SMU averages 81.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.2 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 7th in the country. They average 41.1 rebounds per game and 19 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 90th with 12 per game. The Mustangs allow 62.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 127th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 155th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 234th in the Division 1.
Tulane averages 67.1 points per game this year which ranks them 277th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 267th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 317th in the nation. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 47th and 250th respectively. In the turnover department the Green Wave rank 194th with 13.2 per game. The Green Wave allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 243rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 137th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 68th place in the nation. The Green Wave force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 215th in college basketball.
SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 5-7 against the spread
The SMU Mustangs are 7-5 against the over/under
Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-5 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-5 against the over/under
SMU Mustangs Injuries
12/23/15 G Sedrick Barefield Personal expected to transfer
11/12/15 G Ben Emelogu Knee out for season
01/06/16 G Keith Frazier Personal has left the team
Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take SMU
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