Temple at Tulsa NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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The Temple Owls travel to Reynolds Center to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Tulsa as 1 point favorites.
Temple heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-6. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 75.2 points per contest while giving up 70.5 per game. Tulsa has an overall record of 13-10. They are averaging 71.3 points per game and surrendering 71.1, good for a point differential of 0.1.
Valuable Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 10-11-2 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 12-11-0 against the over/under
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 11-12-0 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 12-11-0 against the over/under
Key Temple Owls Injuries
11/09/18 F Arashma Parks Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Shizz Alston Jr. comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 91%. Quinton Rose averages 16.9 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
DaQuan Jeffries averages 13.9 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Martins Igbanu averages 11.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple averages 75.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 126th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 200th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 225th in the nation. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 257th and 90th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 321st with 11.1 per game. The Owls allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 156th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 225th and 103rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 271st and they give up 12.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 143rd place in Division 1. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 281st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa is 228th in the country with 71.3 points per game this year. They are 147th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 131st in the nation. They are 271st in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.8 boards per game, and 209th in assists per contest with 13.2. The Golden Hurricane are 211th in turnovers per game with 12.9. The Golden Hurricane surrender 71.1 points per contest, which ranks them 178th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 55th and 94th in those defensive statistics. They rank 204th with 13.4 assists allowed per contest and 307th with 37.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Hurricane are 102nd in country in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Owls are 145th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.2. In terms of pace they are 152nd in the country with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 213th. As a team they are 189th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 187th in Division 1. Temple is 330th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions.
Tulsa is 133rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 101.9, which is ranked 224th. They are 193rd in D-1 in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 147th. As a unit they are 118th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 208th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Temple/Tulsa college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Tulsa -1
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