Tulsa vs Arkansas NCAA Basketball Tips 12/14/2019
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Location: Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR
Odds/Point Spread: Arkansas -12.5
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Arkansas as 12.5 point favorites.
Tulsa heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-2. They currently have a point differential of 9.8 as they are averaging 70.7 points per contest while giving up 60.9 per game. Arkansas has an overall mark of 8-1. They are averaging 72.9 points per contest and giving up 56.3, which is a point differential of 16.6.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 5-5-0 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-9-0 against the over/under
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 5-4-0 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 1-8-0 against the over/under
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jeriah Horne averages 10.2 points per game in 23.5 minutes per contest. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%. Brandon Rachal comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Isaiah Joe averages 16.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 38.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Mason Jones averages 16.9 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Hurricane allow 60.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 36th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 33rd and 48th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 94th, and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 75th place in the NCAA. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 196th in the nation. Tulsa averages 70.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 210th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 99th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 192nd in D-1. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 133rd and 106th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 192nd with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Razorbacks surrender 56.3 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 21% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 8.7 assists allowed per contest, and 204th with 35.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Razorbacks are 342nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 19.6 per game. Arkansas is 164th in the country with 72.9 points per game this year. They are 168th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 16.6. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 321st in the nation. They are 253rd in the country in rebounding with 34.6 boards per game and 225th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Razorbacks are 171st in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Golden Hurricane are 126th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.6. In terms of pace they are 288th in the country with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 144th. As a team they are 133rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 290th in Division 1. Tulsa is 146th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions.
Arkansas is 158th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 99.7, which is ranked 219th. They are 143rd in D-1 in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 188th. As a unit they are 152nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 135th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tulsa/Arkansas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arkansas -12.5
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