Tulane at Colorado State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/17/2017
Friday, November 17, 2017
Montego Bay Convention Centre
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The Tulane Green Wave travel to Montego Bay Convention Centre to play the Colorado State Rams on Friday, November 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 4 point favorites.
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Tulane comes into this game with an overall record of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 14.5 as they are averaging 95.5 points per game while giving up 81.0 per contest. Colorado State has an overall mark of 2-0. They are averaging 76.0 points per contest and giving up 68.5, which is a point differential of 7.5.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 0-0 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Melvin Frazier averages 22 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 57%. Cameron Reynolds averages 18.5 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Prentiss Nixon averages 16 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. J.D. Paige averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane averages 95.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.5 and their shooting percentage is 55% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 42%, which is good for 59th in the country. They average 43.5 rebounds per game and 20.0 assists per game, which ranks them 64th and 41st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 88th with 16.0 per game. The Green Wave allow 81.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 280th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 190th and 159th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 178th and they give up 8.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 45th place in college basketball. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 89th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State is 183rd in the country with 76.0 points per game this year. They are 231st in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 234th in college basketball. They are 6th in the nation in rebounding with 49.5 boards per game, and 269th in assists per contest with 11.0. The Rams are 179th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Rams surrender 68.5 points per contest, which ranks them 127th in the country. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 65th and 210th in those defensive statistics. They rank 120th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest and 155th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rams are 35th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per game this season.
The Green Wave are 47th in the nation in offensive rating with 120.9, and their defensive rating of 102.5 is ranked 225th. In terms of pace they are 39th in the country with 78.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 62% is 26th. As a team they are 26th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 65% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 227th in Division 1. Tulane is 122nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 172nd in the nation.
Colorado State is 212th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 119th in Division 1. The Rams are 139th in the nation in defensive rating with 94.5, and their offensive rating of 104.8 is ranked 175th. They are 187th in D-1 in pace with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 264th. As a unit they are 255th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 306th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tulane/Colorado State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado State -4
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