Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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The Tulane Green Wave travel to CFE Arena to play the UCF Knights on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Central Florida as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Green Wave come into this game with an overall record of 10-19 and a road record of 2-9. They are 9-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-10. The Knights have an overall record of 11-16 and a home record of 7-8. They have an over/under record of 9-16 and they are 16-9 against the spread.
Louis Dabney comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Green Wave. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Malik Morgan averages 12.4 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Tulane. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
A.J. Davis averages 12 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Knights. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Adonys Henriquez averages 9.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Tulane averages 66.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 297th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.4 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 316th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 328th in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game which ranks them 89th and 296th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 277th with 13.8 per game. The Green Wave allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 141st in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 168th and 218th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 203rd and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 76th place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in the Division 1.
UCF averages 69.6 points per game this year which ranks them 248th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 187th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 275th in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest which ranks them 54th and 201st respectively. In the turnover department the Knights rank 305th with 14.1 per game. The Knights allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 182nd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 78th and 53rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 227th and they give up 15 assists per contest which puts them in 301st place in the nation. The Knights force 9.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in college basketball.
The Green Wave average 65.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -13.3 per contest. The Green Wave have an offensive rating of 95.9 and they assist on 47.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Tulane turns the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.5%. The Green Wave give up 73.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Knights score 69.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 63 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -12.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -1 points per game. The Knights have a rating on offense of 100.9 and 52.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. UCF turns it over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31%. The Knights give up 70.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 9-13 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 13-10 against the over/under
UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 16-9 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 9-16 against the over/under
Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
UCF Knights Injuries
11/27/15 G B.J. Taylor Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Tulane
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