Thursday, February 4, 2016
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has Temple as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Golden Hurricane come into this game with an overall record of 14-7 and a road record of 4-2. They are 9-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-11. The Owls have an overall record of 12-8 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 10-8 and they are 11-7 against the spread.
James Woodard comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Hurricane. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Shaquille Harrison averages 15.1 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Tulsa. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Quenton DeCosey averages 16.4 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Owls. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jaylen Bond averages 9.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 37%.
Tulsa averages 72.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 161st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 172nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 254th in the country. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 229th and 144th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 10.9 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 65th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 59th and 154th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 237th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 36th place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the Division 1.
Temple averages 69 points per game this year which ranks them 251st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 312th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 229th in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest which ranks them 148th and 188th respectively. In the turnover department the Owls rank 1st with 9.1 per game. The Owls allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 72nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 76th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 268th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 94th place in the nation. The Owls force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 312th in college basketball.
The Golden Hurricane average 72.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 104.7 and they assist on 54.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Tulsa turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.3%. The Golden Hurricane give up 71.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Owls score 71.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.5 points per game. The Owls have a rating on offense of 103.6 and 52.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Temple turns it over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.2%. The Owls give up 66.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 9-8 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 9-11 against the over/under
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 11-7 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 10-8 against the over/under
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Tulsa
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