Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
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The Tulane Green Wave travel to Harry A. Gampel Pavilion to play the Connecticut Huskies on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Connecticut as 16 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Green Wave come into this game with an overall record of 8-11 and a road record of 1-5. They are 7-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-6. The Huskies have an overall record of 12-5 and a home record of 8-1. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 6-6 against the spread.
Louis Dabney comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Green Wave. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 33% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Malik Morgan averages 11.4 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Tulane. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Rodney Purvis averages 13.8 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 55%. Sterling Gibbs averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Tulane averages 65.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 297th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 298th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 327th in the country. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game which ranks them 51st and 274th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 243rd with 13.6 per game. The Green Wave allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 76th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 81st and 201st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 141st and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 60th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 207th in the Division 1.
Connecticut averages 76.4 points per game this year which ranks them 91st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 32nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 87th in the nation. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 117th and 126th respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 48th with 11.4 per game. The Huskies allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 53rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 102nd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 43rd place in the nation. The Huskies force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 276th in college basketball.
Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-6 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-6 against the over/under
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 6-6 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 6-6 against the over/under
Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Connecticut Huskies Injuries
12/22/15 C Amida Brimah Finger out 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Tulane
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