Sunday, February 21, 2016
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane travel to CFE Arena to play the UCF Knights on Sunday, February 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Golden Hurricane come into this game with an overall record of 17-9 and a road record of 5-4. They are 13-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-12. The Knights have an overall record of 11-13 and a home record of 7-6. They have an over/under record of 7-15 and they are 14-8 against the spread.
James Woodard comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Hurricane. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Shaquille Harrison averages 15 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Tulsa. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
A.J. Davis averages 12.5 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Knights. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. 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 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Tulsa averages 73.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 151st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 134th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 231st in the country. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 216th and 145th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 35th with 11.1 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 86th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 73rd and 234th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 214th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 82nd place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 36th in the Division 1.
UCF averages 70.5 points per game this year which ranks them 219th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 154th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 240th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest which ranks them 51st and 199th respectively. In the turnover department the Knights rank 311th with 14.4 per game. The Knights allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 167th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 63rd and 37th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 216th and they give up 14.8 assists per contest which puts them in 285th place in the nation. The Knights force 9.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 346th in college basketball.
The Golden Hurricane average 73.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.7 per contest. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 106 and they assist on 53.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Tulsa turns the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.1%. The Golden Hurricane give up 73.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Knights score 69.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 55 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -19.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 1.5 points per game. The Knights have a rating on offense of 101.9 and 52.6% 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 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. UCF turns it over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.4%. The Knights give up 68.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 13-9 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 13-12 against the over/under
UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 14-8 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 7-15 against the over/under
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
02/20/16 G Sterling Taplin Disciplinary "?" Sunday vs. Central Florida
02/17/16 C Emmanuel Ezechinonso Illness out indefinitely
UCF Knights Injuries
11/27/15 G B.J. Taylor Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Tulsa
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