Tulsa vs Vanderbilt Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 11/30/2019
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Location: Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Vanderbilt -4
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane head to Memorial Gymnasium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, November 30, 2019. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 4 point favorites.
Tulsa heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 7.7 as they are averaging 72.7 points per contest while giving up 65.0 per game. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 5-1. They are averaging 85.2 points per contest and giving up 71.0, which is a point differential of 14.2.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 2-4-0 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 4-2-0 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 6-0-0 against the over/under this year
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brandon Rachal comes into this game averaging 16.5 points per contest while playing 27.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Darien Jackson averages 10.5 points per contest in 25.5 minutes per game. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 63% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Aaron Nesmith scores 23.3 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 65%. Saben Lee averages 17.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.8 rebounds per game and has 7.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa averages 72.7 points per contest, which is 171st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 154th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 305th in the nation. They average 39.0 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 103rd and 87th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 258th with 12.5 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 65.0 points per contest, which is 121st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 66th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 248th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 147th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 127th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt is 15th in the nation with 85.2 points per contest this season. They are 12th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 14.2. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the NCAA. They are 191st in D-1 in rebounding with 36.5 boards per contest and 67th in assists per game with 15.8. The Commodores are 229th in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Commodores give up 71.0 points per game, which ranks them 225th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 212th and 190th in those defensive statistics. They rank 102nd with 11.2 dimes allowed per game and 85th with 32.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Commodores are 182nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Golden Hurricane are 119th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.3. In terms of pace they are 230th in the country with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 209th. As a team they are 172nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 272nd in Division 1. Tulsa is 260th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 240th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 118.6, which is ranked 8th. They are 203rd in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 61% is 3rd. As a unit they are 8th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tulsa/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tulsa +4
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