Connecticut at Tulsa NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/16/2019
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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The Connecticut Huskies travel to Reynolds Center to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Tulsa as 1 point favorites.
Connecticut comes into this game with an overall record of 10-7. They currently have a point differential of 7.0 as they are averaging 78.0 points per game while giving up 71.0 per contest. Tulsa has an overall record of 11-6. They are averaging 70.4 points per game and surrendering 68.6, good for a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 9-8-0 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 9-6-2 against the over/under
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 7-10-0 against the over/under
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
12/31/18 F Mamadou Diarra Undisclosed is out indefinitely
01/05/19 F Kwintin Williams Suspension is out indefinitely
01/04/19 F Kassoum Yakwe Foot is out indefinitely
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jalen Adams comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Alterique Gilbert averages 13.5 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
DaQuan Jeffries averages 13.4 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Martins Igbanu averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 78.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 86th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 120th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 112th in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 168th and 214th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 123rd with 14.1 per game. The Huskies allow 71.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 174th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 170th and 47th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 147th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 103rd place in Division 1. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 317th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa is 265th in the country with 70.4 points per game this year. They are 192nd in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 158th in the nation. They are 223rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.1 boards per game, and 262nd in assists per contest with 12.5. The Golden Hurricane are 231st in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Golden Hurricane surrender 68.6 points per contest, which ranks them 106th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 51st and 150th in those defensive statistics. They rank 196th with 13.2 assists allowed per contest and 257th with 36.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Hurricane are 84th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Huskies are 114th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.5. In terms of pace they are 105th in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 139th. As a team they are 152nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 241st in Division 1. Connecticut is 153rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Tulsa is 166th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 101.7, which is ranked 236th. They are 261st in D-1 in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 198th. As a unit they are 168th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 196th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Connecticut/Tulsa college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Tulsa -1
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