Tulane vs Southern Miss Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 12/4/2019
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles
Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Location: Reed Green Coliseum in Hattiesburg, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Southern Miss -1
The Tulane Green Wave head to Reed Green Coliseum to take on the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. The opening line for this game has Southern Miss as 1 point favorites.
Tulane heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-1. They currently have a point differential of 10.9 as they are averaging 77.4 points per contest while giving up 66.6 per game. Southern Miss has an overall mark of 2-6. They are averaging 67.9 points per contest and giving up 75.9, which is a point differential of -8.0.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 5-2-0 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 4-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 2-3-1 against the spread this season
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 3-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
TeShaun Hightower comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is 80%. K.J. Lawson averages 16.4 points per contest in 34.7 minutes per game. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 4.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Boban Jacdonmi scores 12.4 points per contest while playing 22.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.4 rebounds per contest and has 0.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Gabe Watson averages 11.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.8 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane averages 77.4 points per contest, which is 81st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 103rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 47th in the nation. They average 31.3 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 324th and 148th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 238th with 12.9 per game. The Green Wave allow 66.6 points per contest, which is 149th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 266th and 204th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 182nd, and they allow 16.0 assists per game which puts them in 322nd place in the country. They force 19.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Southern Miss is 264th in the nation with 67.9 points per contest this season. They are 121st in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -8.0. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 225th in the NCAA. They are 219th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.4 boards per contest and 90th in assists per game with 15.0. The Golden Eagles are 76th in turnovers per contest with 15.1. The Golden Eagles give up 75.9 points per game, which ranks them 304th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 317th and 324th in those defensive statistics. They rank 282nd with 14.3 dimes allowed per game and 72nd with 32.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Eagles are 118th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per contest this year.
The Green Wave have an offensive rating of 108.8, which is ranked 65th. They are 157th in college basketball in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 71st. As a unit they are 53rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 123rd in D-1. Tulane is 235th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Southern Miss is 75th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Eagles are 260th in the country in offensive rating with 97. In terms of pace they are 198th in Division 1 with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 200th. As a team they are 245th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shots, ranking 340th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tulane/Southern Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tulane +1
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