South Florida at Tulane College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/25/2018
Thursday, January 25, 2018
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The South Florida Bulls head to Devlin Fieldhouse to take on the Tulane Green Wave on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Tulane as 15 point favorites.
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South Florida heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-13. They currently have a point differential of -8.5 as they are averaging 62.8 points per contest while giving up 71.2 per game. Tulane has an overall record of 12-7. They are averaging 75.3 points per game and surrendering 72.1, good for a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 5-10 against the spread this season
The South Florida Bulls are 9-7 against the over/under this year
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-7 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 6-8 against the over/under this year
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/05/17 G Troy Holston Knee is out indefinitely
01/21/18 F Tulio Da Silva Left Team is out for season
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Payton Banks averages 12.2 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Stephen Jiggets averages 11.7 points per contest in 33.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.3 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Melvin Frazier scores 17.5 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Cameron Reynolds averages 16.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida averages 62.8 points per contest this year, which is 344th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -8.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 314th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 108th in Division 1. They average 33.4 boards per contest and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 287th and 294th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 68th with 14.7 per game. The Bulls allow 71.2 points per contest, which is 149th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 243rd and 178th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 140th, and they allow 14.6 assists per game which puts them in 265th place in college basketball. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane is 142nd in the country with 75.3 points per contest this season. They are 112th in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 78th in Division 1. They are 215th in the country in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 40th in assists per game with 16.5. The Green Wave are 125th in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Green Wave give up 72.1 points per game, which ranks them 174th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 136th and 57th in those defensive statistics. They rank 76th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 231st with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Green Wave are 71st in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Bulls are 328th in the nation in offensive rating with 94.6, and their defensive rating of 107.3 is ranked 297th. In terms of pace they are 339th in the country with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 317th. As a team they are 310th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 301st in Division 1. South Florida is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 224th in the nation.
Tulane is 103rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 85th in Division 1. The Green Wave are 149th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.7, and their offensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 157th. They are 109th in D-1 in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 93rd. As a unit they are 77th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 119th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Florida/Tulane college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take South Florida +15
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