Boise State vs Tulsa Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 12/11/2019
Game: Boise State Broncos vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Tulsa -2
The Boise State Broncos head to Donald W. Reynolds Center to take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 2 point favorites.
Boise State comes into this game with an overall record of 5-3. They currently have a point differential of 9.6 as they are averaging 81.0 points per game while giving up 71.4 per contest. Tulsa has an overall record of 7-2. They are averaging 70.9 points per game and surrendering 61.4, good for a point differential of 9.4.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 5-2-0 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 4-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 4-5-0 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Derrick Alston comes into this game averaging 21.4 points per contest while playing 35.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Justinian Jessup averages 17.5 points per contest in 38.0 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Brandon Rachal scores 15.9 points per contest while playing 27.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Jeriah Horne averages 10.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 23.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State averages 81.0 points per contest, which is 29th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 133rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 89th in the nation. They average 35.3 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 224th and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 322nd with 11.4 per game. The Broncos allow 71.4 points per contest, which is 244th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 278th and 145th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 199th, and they allow 13.9 assists per game which puts them in 256th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 145th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa is 213th in the nation with 70.9 points per contest this season. They are 125th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 174th in the NCAA. They are 144th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.3 boards per contest and 94th in assists per game with 14.9. The Golden Hurricane are 193rd in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Golden Hurricane give up 61.4 points per game, which ranks them 41st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 27th and 72nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 81st with 10.9 dimes allowed per game and 111th with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Hurricane are 202nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year.
The Broncos have an offensive rating of 108.2, which is ranked 64th. They are 176th in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 106th. As a unit they are 78th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 123rd in D-1. Boise State is 333rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions.
Tulsa is 145th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 104.8, which is ranked 116th. They are 293rd in D-1 in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 160th. As a unit they are 132nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 276th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Boise State/Tulsa college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Boise State +2
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