South Florida at Tulsa College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/5/2019
Saturday, January 5, 2019
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The South Florida Bulls head to Reynolds Center to take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 7.5 point favorites.
South Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 11-2. They currently have a point differential of 10.4 as they are averaging 75.0 points per game while giving up 64.6 per contest. Tulsa has an overall record of 10-4. They are averaging 71.1 points per game and surrendering 67.4, good for a point differential of 3.7.
Valuable South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 9-4-0 against the spread this season
The South Florida Bulls are 5-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 7-7-0 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 5-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/09/18 F Madut Akec Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
David Collins comes into this game averaging 14.2 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 65%. Laquincy Rideau averages 13.8 points per contest in 30.3 minutes per game. He averages 5.5 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 54%.
DaQuan Jeffries scores 13.4 points per contest while playing 26.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Martins Igbanu averages 13.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.1 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida averages 75.0 points per contest, which is 164th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 212th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 196th in the nation. They average 41.3 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 157th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 14th with 16.8 per game. The Bulls allow 64.6 points per contest, which is 45th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 70th and 47th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 43rd, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 125th place in the country. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa is 257th in the nation with 71.1 points per contest this season. They are 169th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.7. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 262nd in the NCAA. They are 215th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.6 boards per contest and 274th in assists per game with 12.2. The Golden Hurricane are 290th in turnovers per contest with 11.9. The Golden Hurricane give up 67.4 points per game, which ranks them 87th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 53rd and 158th in those defensive statistics. They rank 193rd with 13.3 dimes allowed per game and 244th with 36.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Hurricane are 95th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest this year.
The Bulls are 212th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.8. In terms of pace they are 134th in the country with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 236th. As a team they are 239th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 281st in Division 1. South Florida is 35th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions.
Tulsa is 240th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 103.4, which is ranked 205th. They are 275th in D-1 in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 201st. As a unit they are 174th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 227th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Florida/Tulsa college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take South Florida +7.5
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