Tulane at East Carolina College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/31/2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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The Tulane Green Wave travel to Minges Coliseum to play the East Carolina Pirates on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tulane as 6.5 point favorites.
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Tulane heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-8. They currently have a point differential of 2.8 as they are averaging 75.3 points per contest while giving up 72.5 per game. East Carolina has an overall record of 8-12. They are averaging 65.3 points per game and surrendering 71.2, good for a point differential of -6.0.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-8 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-8 against the over/under this year
Important East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 6-7 against the spread this season
The East Carolina Pirates are 8-5 against the over/under this year
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/13/17 G Seth LeDay Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Jeremy Sheppard Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Raquan Wilkins Suspension is out indefinitely
01/02/18 G Aaron Jackson Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/02/18 F Justin Whatley Hand is out indefinitely
Cameron Reynolds averages 15.8 points per game in 35.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Melvin Frazier averages 17.1 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Isaac Fleming averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 65%. B.J. Tyson averages 14.5 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Green Wave allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 183rd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 148th and 63rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 250th, and they give up 11.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 73rd place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 79th in college basketball. Tulane averages 75.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 139th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 123rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 86th in D-1. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 211th and 39th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 140th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates surrender 71.2 points per contest, which ranks them 151st in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 158th and 83rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 306th with 15.4 assists allowed per contest, and 265th with 36.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pirates are 100th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game this season. East Carolina is 332nd in Division 1 with 65.3 points per game this year. They are 282nd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -6.0. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 351st in the nation. They are 214th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.1 boards per game and 261st in assists per contest with 12.6. The Pirates are 47th in turnovers per game with 14.9.
The Green Wave are 148th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.4, and their defensive rating of 101.4 is ranked 171st. In terms of pace they are 105th in the country with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 100th. As a team they are 88th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 113th in Division 1. Tulane is 120th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 102nd in the nation.
East Carolina is 41st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 112th in the nation. The Pirates are 334th in the country in offensive rating with 93.9, and their defensive rating of 102.4 is ranked 198th. In terms of pace they are 226th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 320th. As a team they are 331st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 276th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tulane/East Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take East Carolina +6.5
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