Tulsa at South Florida College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/4/2018
Sunday, February 4, 2018
USF Sun Dome
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane travel to USF Sun Dome to play the South Florida Bulls on Sunday, February 4, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 9 point favorites.
Tulsa heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-10. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 73.7 points per contest while giving up 72.5 per game. South Florida has an overall record of 8-15. They are averaging 63.0 points per game and surrendering 71.7, good for a point differential of -8.7.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 12-7 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 11-8 against the over/under this year
Important South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 6-12 against the spread this season
The South Florida Bulls are 11-8 against the over/under this year
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Junior Etou averages 15.3 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 71%. Sterling Taplin averages 11.4 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Payton Banks averages 12.4 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Stephen Jiggets averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa averages 73.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 188th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 252nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 184th in the country. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game, which ranks them 55th and 268th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 172nd with 13.1 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 190th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 75th and 92nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 260th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 265th place in college basketball. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 66th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida is 345th in the country with 63.0 points per game this year. They are 318th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -8.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 134th in college basketball. They are 286th in the nation in rebounding with 33.4 boards per game, and 306th in assists per contest with 11.8. The Bulls are 73rd in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Bulls surrender 71.7 points per contest, which ranks them 163rd in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 242nd and 163rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 279th with 14.8 assists allowed per contest and 173rd with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 17th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per game this season.
The Golden Hurricane are 214th in the country in defensive rating with 103.2, and their offensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 165th. They are 217th in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 212th. As a unit they are 173rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 105th in D-1. Tulsa is 184th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 127th in the country.
South Florida is 23rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 218th in Division 1. The Bulls are 302nd in the nation in defensive rating with 107.8, and their offensive rating of 94.8 is ranked 330th. They are 329th in D-1 in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 323rd. As a unit they are 311th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 288th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tulsa/South Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take South Florida +9
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