Mississippi State vs Tulane NCAA Basketball Tips 11/21/2019
Game: Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Tulane Green Wave
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Location: HTC Center in Conway, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Tulane +13
The Mississippi State Bulldogs travel to HTC Center to play the Tulane Green Wave on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has MSU as 13 point favorites.
Mississippi State comes into this game with an overall record of 4-0. They currently have a point differential of 14.3 as they are averaging 72.0 points per game while giving up 57.8 per contest. Tulane has an overall record of 3-0. They are averaging 81.0 points per game and surrendering 62.0, good for a point differential of 19.0.
Valuable Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
11/05/19 G Nick Weatherspoon Suspension 10-game Suspension
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Robert Woodard averages 13.3 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 9.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%. Tyson Carter comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
K.J. Lawson averages 13.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%. TeShaun Hightower averages 19.3 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 57.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 123rd and 50th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.8 rebounds a game which ranks 17th, and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 98th place in the NCAA. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 164th in the nation. Mississippi State averages 72.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 202nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 46th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 286th in D-1. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 92nd and 86th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 17.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Green Wave surrender 62.0 points per contest, which ranks them 91st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 157th and 80th in those defensive statistics. They rank 252nd with 13.7 assists allowed per contest, and 174th with 35.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Green Wave are 313th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 18.7 per game. Tulane is 71st in the country with 81.0 points per game this year. They are 117th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 19.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 120th in the nation. They are 162nd in the country in rebounding with 38.0 boards per game and 90th in assists per contest with 15.7. The Green Wave are 270th in turnovers per game with 12.0.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 107.9, which is ranked 100th. They are 315th in college basketball in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 86th. As a unit they are 95th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 306th in D-1. Mississippi State is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.1 times per 100 possessions.
Tulane is 283rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions. The Green Wave are 71st in the country in offensive rating with 110. In terms of pace they are 112th in Division 1 with 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 115th. As a team they are 80th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 172nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Mississippi State/Tulane college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Tulane +13
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