Saturday, February 25, 2017
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The Tulane Green Wave travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Temple as 11.5 point favorites.
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The Green Wave come into this game with an overall record of 5-22 and a road record of 2-8. They are 9-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 17-5. The Owls have an overall record of 14-15 and a home record of 8-7. They have an over/under record of 18-9 and they are 12-13 against the spread.
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Cameron Reynolds comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Green Wave. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Melvin Frazier averages 11.1 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Tulane. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Levan Shawn Alston averages 13.7 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per contest this year for the Owls. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Obi Enechionyia averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Tulane averages 70.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 240th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -8.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 319th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 281st in the country. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 272nd and 200th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 202nd with 13.4 per game. The Green Wave allow 78.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 300th in the nation. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 321st and 335th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 299th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 219th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 80th in Division 1.
Temple averages 70.4 points per game this year which ranks them 231st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 263rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 140th in the nation. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 260th and 94th respectively. In the turnover department the Owls rank 34th with 11.4 per game. The Owls allow 71.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 132nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 133rd and 135th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 264th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 233rd place in the nation. The Owls force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 242nd in college basketball.
The Green Wave average 68.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5 per contest. The Green Wave have an offensive rating of 98 and they assist on 53.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Tulane turns the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 46.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29%. The Green Wave give up 78.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Owls score 70.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.3 points per game. The Owls have a rating on offense of 103.2 and 58.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.9 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 42% of their shots. Temple turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.1%. The Owls give up 67.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 9-12 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 17-5 against the over/under
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 12-13 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 18-9 against the over/under
Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Temple Owls Injuries
11/08/16 G Trey Lowe Upper Body out for season
01/07/17 G Josh Brown Achilles out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Temple -11.5
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