Tulane at Tulsa College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/8/2018
Thursday, February 8, 2018
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The Tulane Green Wave travel to Reynolds Center to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 7 point favorites.
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Tulane heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-9. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 75.1 points per contest while giving up 72.8 per game. Tulsa has an overall mark of 13-10. They are averaging 73.2 points per contest and giving up 71.7, which is a point differential of 1.5.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-10 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 8-9 against the over/under this year
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 13-7 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 11-9 against the over/under this year
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
02/07/18 G Melvin Frazier Chest is "?" Thursday vs Tulsa
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Melvin Frazier averages 16.5 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 73%. Cameron Reynolds averages 15.8 points per game in 36.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Junior Etou averages 15.3 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Sterling Taplin averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane averages 75.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 143rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 135th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 155th in the country. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 192nd and 48th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 141st with 13.6 per game. The Green Wave allow 72.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 195th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 170th and 71st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 252nd and they give up 12.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 110th place in college basketball. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 97th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa is 203rd in the country with 73.2 points per game this year. They are 279th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 204th in college basketball. They are 43rd in the nation in rebounding with 38.7 boards per game, and 280th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Golden Hurricane are 181st in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Golden Hurricane surrender 71.7 points per contest, which ranks them 161st in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 68th and 89th in those defensive statistics. They rank 263rd with 14.4 assists allowed per contest and 257th with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Hurricane are 70th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game this season.
The Green Wave are 170th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.7, and their defensive rating of 101.4 is ranked 169th. In terms of pace they are 103rd in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 125th. As a team they are 121st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 134th in Division 1. Tulane is 136th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 113th in the nation.
Tulsa is 184th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 114th in the nation. The Golden Hurricane are 167th in the country in offensive rating with 104.8, and their defensive rating of 102.7 is ranked 204th. In terms of pace they are 228th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 248th. As a team they are 192nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 94th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tulane/Tulsa college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Tulsa -7
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