Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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The Temple Owls travel to Reynolds Center to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Owls come into this game with an overall record of 17-9 and a road record of 7-3. They are 14-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-11. The Golden Hurricane have an overall record of 18-9 and a home record of 10-3. They have an over/under record of 14-12 and they are 13-10 against the spread.
Quenton DeCosey comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Owls. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Obi Enechionyia averages 10.7 points per game in 24 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Temple. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
James Woodard averages 15.8 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Hurricane. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Shaquille Harrison averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Temple averages 69.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 247th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 296th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 205th in the country. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game which ranks them 153rd and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 9 per game. The Owls allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 81st and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 288th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 134th place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 305th in the Division 1.
Tulsa averages 73.6 points per game this year which ranks them 152nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 132nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 228th in the nation. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 216th and 149th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Hurricane rank 34th with 11 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 86th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 69th and 216th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 222nd and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 89th place in the nation. The Golden Hurricane force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in college basketball.
The Owls average 66.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.3 per contest. The Owls have an offensive rating of 103.6 and they assist on 53.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Temple turns the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.2%. The Owls give up 67.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Hurricane score 73.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.2 points per game. The Golden Hurricane have a rating on offense of 106 and 52.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Tulsa turns it over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.8%. The Golden Hurricane give up 64 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 14-10 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 13-11 against the over/under
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 13-10 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 14-12 against the over/under
Temple Owls Injuries
02/22/16 C Ernest Aflakpui Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Tulsa
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
02/22/16 G Rashad Smith Shoulder injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Temple
02/17/16 C Emmanuel Ezechinonso Illness out indefinitely
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