Tulane at Temple NCAA Basketball Tips 3/3/2019
Sunday, March 3, 2019
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The Tulane Green Wave travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Sunday, March 3, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Temple as 17.5 point favorites.
Tulane comes into this game with an overall record of 4-23. They currently have a point differential of -10.6 as they are averaging 66.5 points per game while giving up 77.1 per contest. Temple has an overall record of 20-8. They are averaging 74.9 points per game and surrendering 71.3, good for a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 10-16-1 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 10-16-1 against the over/under
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 13-13-2 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 14-14-0 against the over/under
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
12/21/18 G Ray Ona Embo Knee is out for season
02/22/19 F Bul Ajang Knee is out for season
01/31/19 C Buay Koka Finger is out for season
Key Temple Owls Injuries
11/09/18 F Arashma Parks Shoulder is out indefinitely
03/02/19 C Ernest Aflakpui Undisclosed is questionable Sunday vs Tulane
Samir Sehic averages 11.7 points per game in 26.9 minutes per contest. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Caleb Daniels comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Quinton Rose averages 16.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Shizz Alston Jr. averages 19.0 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Green Wave allow 77.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 308th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 180th and 138th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 329th, and they give up 14.0 assists per contest which puts them in 261st place in the NCAA. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the nation. Tulane averages 66.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 316th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -10.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 327th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 319th in D-1. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 125th and 131st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls surrender 71.3 points per contest, which ranks them 178th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 249th and 76th in those defensive statistics. They rank 132nd with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 282nd with 36.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Owls are 292nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game. Temple is 120th in the country with 74.9 points per game this year. They are 221st in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 249th in the nation. They are 237th in the country in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game and 74th in assists per contest with 14.8. The Owls are 318th in turnovers per game with 11.2.
The Green Wave have an offensive rating of 92.7, which is ranked 334th. They are 72nd in college basketball in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 326th. As a unit they are 323rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 184th in D-1. Tulane is 35th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions.
Temple is 332nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions. The Owls have an offensive rating of 104.6, which is ranked 158th. They are 136th in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 236th. As a unit they are 210th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 180th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tulane/Temple college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Temple -17.5
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