Tulane at North Carolina College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Dean E. Smith Center
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The Tulane Green Wave head to Dean E. Smith Center to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has North Carolina as 20.5 point favorites.
Tulane comes into this game with an overall record of 6-1. They currently have a point differential of 12.9 as they are averaging 79.1 points per game while giving up 66.3 per contest. North Carolina has an overall record of 7-1. They are averaging 85.0 points per game and surrendering 72.1, good for a point differential of 12.9.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 3-1 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 0-4 against the over/under this year
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 4-3 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
11/15/17 G Cameron Johnson Knee is out indefinitely
Cameron Reynolds averages 16.9 points per contest in 34.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 5.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Melvin Frazier averages 18.9 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Joel Berry averages 17 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes 3.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Luke Maye scores 20.6 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 10.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 56%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Green Wave allow 66.3 points per contest which is 74th in Division 1. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 69th and 85th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 100th, and they allow 11.0 assists per game which puts them in 69th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 112th in the nation. Tulane averages 79.1 points per contest this year, which is 121st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 73rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 56th in college basketball. They average 39.4 boards per contest and 16.7 assists per game, which ranks them 79th and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 70th with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tar Heels give up 72.1 points per game, which ranks them 183rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 109th and 308th in those defensive statistics. They rank 283rd with 15.3 dimes allowed per game and 71st with 32.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Tar Heels are 145th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year. North Carolina is 40th in Division 1 with 85.0 points per contest this season. They are 106th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 12.9. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 175th in D-1. They are 12th in college basketball in rebounding with 43.8 boards per contest and 33rd in assists per game with 17.8. The Tar Heels are 252nd in turnovers per contest with 12.5.
The Green Wave are 123rd in the nation in offensive rating with 109.1, and their defensive rating of 91.3 is ranked 53rd. In terms of pace they are 141st in the country with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 56th. As a team they are 47th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 156th in Division 1. Tulane is 61st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 70th in the nation.
North Carolina is 307th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 185th in the nation. The Tar Heels are 67th in the country in offensive rating with 112.8, and their defensive rating of 95.7 is ranked 119th. In terms of pace they are 48th in Division 1 with 75.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 165th. As a team they are 156th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 321st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tulane +20.5 and over 148 total points
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