Connecticut at Tulane College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Connecticut Huskies travel to Devlin Fieldhouse to play the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tulane as 3 point favorites.
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Connecticut comes into this game with an overall record of 9-7. They currently have a point differential of -2.2 as they are averaging 70.1 points per game while giving up 72.3 per contest. Tulane has an overall mark of 11-5. They are averaging 76.9 points per contest and giving up 72.3, which is a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 5-8 against the spread this season
The Connecticut Huskies are 7-6 against the over/under this year
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 5-6 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 5-6 against the over/under this year
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
12/23/17 G Alterique Gilbert Shoulder is out for season
11/07/17 G Sidney Wilson Eligibility is out indefinitely
01/08/18 F Eric Cobb Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jalen Adams averages 18.5 points per game while playing 38.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is at 81%. Terry Larrier averages 15.8 points per game in 35 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Melvin Frazier averages 17.6 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Cameron Reynolds averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 70.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 275th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 331st. Behind the arc they shoot 30%, which is good for 328th in the country. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 9.6 assists per game, which ranks them 115th and 350th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 198th with 13.1 per game. The Huskies allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 181st in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 123rd and 262nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 263rd and they give up 13.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 162nd place in college basketball. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 212th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane is 124th in the country with 76.9 points per game this year. They are 107th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 80th in college basketball. They are 186th in the nation in rebounding with 35.9 boards per game, and 32nd in assists per contest with 17.1. The Green Wave are 110th in turnovers per game with 14.3. The Green Wave surrender 72.3 points per contest, which ranks them 182nd in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 145th and 58th in those defensive statistics. They rank 80th with 11.9 assists allowed per contest and 230th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Green Wave are 98th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season.
The Huskies are 296th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.1, and their defensive rating of 101.1 is ranked 170th. In terms of pace they are 242nd in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 334th. As a team they are 320th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 258th in Division 1. Connecticut is 209th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 177th in the nation.
Tulane is 96th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 100th in Division 1. The Green Wave are 138th in the nation in defensive rating with 99.5, and their offensive rating of 105.8 is ranked 155th. They are 82nd in D-1 in pace with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 90th. As a unit they are 75th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 133rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Connecticut/Tulane college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Tulane -3
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