Tulane at Temple College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/28/2017
Thursday, December 28, 2017
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The Tulane Green Wave head to Liacouras Center to take on the Temple Owls on Thursday, December 28, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Temple as 10.5 point favorites.
Tulane comes into this game with an overall record of 9-3. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 77.3 points per game while giving up 70.9 per contest. Temple has an overall mark of 7-4. They are averaging 72.1 points per contest and giving up 71.0, which is a point differential of 1.1.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 2-5 against the over/under this year
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 4-6 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 7-4 against the over/under this year
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cameron Reynolds averages 16.5 points per contest in 34.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 6.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Melvin Frazier averages 16.8 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Levan Shawn Alston averages 14.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 97%. Quinton Rose scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Green Wave allow 70.9 points per contest which is 155th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 130th and 103rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 201st, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 97th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 97th in the nation. Tulane averages 77.3 points per contest this year, which is 123rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 117th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 53rd in college basketball. They average 38.4 boards per contest and 16.8 assists per game, which ranks them 92nd and 43rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 64th with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls give up 71.0 points per game, which ranks them 157th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 233rd and 150th in those defensive statistics. They rank 226th with 13.9 dimes allowed per game and 263rd with 36.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Owls are 66th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year. Temple is 239th in Division 1 with 72.1 points per contest this season. They are 189th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.1. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 99th in D-1. They are 292nd in college basketball in rebounding with 33.5 boards per contest and 283rd in assists per game with 12.4. The Owls are 339th in turnovers per contest with 10.8.
The Green Wave are 174th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.3, and their defensive rating of 96.6 is ranked 103rd. In terms of pace they are 69th in the country with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 107th. As a team they are 97th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 166th in Division 1. Tulane is 73rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 98th in the nation.
Temple is 321st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 217th in Division 1. The Owls are 265th in the nation in defensive rating with 105, and their offensive rating of 106.6 is ranked 143rd. They are 313th in D-1 in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 182nd. As a unit they are 204th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 187th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tulane +10.5 and over 149 total points
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