SMU vs Tulane Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/19/2020
Game: SMU Mustangs vs Tulane Green Wave
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Tulane +7
The SMU Mustangs head to Devlin Fieldhouse to take on the Tulane Green Wave on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this game has SMU as 7 point favorites.
SMU heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.0 as they are averaging 75.9 points per contest while giving up 68.9 per game. Tulane has an overall mark of 10-15. They are averaging 67.8 points per contest and giving up 70.6, which is a point differential of -2.8.
Valuable SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 13-10-1 against the spread this season
The SMU Mustangs are 16-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 12-13-0 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 14-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key SMU Mustangs Injuries
11/14/19 F Jahmar Young Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tyson Jolly averages 14.7 points per contest in 34.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 6.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. Kendric Davis comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per night. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
K.J. Lawson averages 13.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 72%. TeShaun Hightower scores 15.2 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mustangs allow 68.9 points per contest which is 164th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 138th and 293rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 42nd, and they allow 14.8 assists per game which puts them in 306th place in D-1. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 89th in Division 1. SMU averages 75.9 points per contest, which is 63rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 45th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 89th in the nation. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 80th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 172nd with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Green Wave give up 70.6 points per game, which ranks them 210th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 313th and 294th in those defensive statistics. They rank 338th with 16.3 dimes allowed per game and 329th with 38.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Green Wave are 313th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest. Tulane is 276th in the country with 67.8 points per contest this season. They are 303rd in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -2.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 143rd in the country. They are 341st in the nation in rebounding with 30.8 boards per contest and 305th in assists per game with 11.3. The Green Wave are 319th in turnovers per contest with 11.4.
The Mustangs are 11th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.9. In terms of pace they are 320th in the country with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 37th. As a team they are 25th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 84th in Division 1. SMU is 166th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Tulane is 304th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions. The Green Wave are 261st in the country in offensive rating with 97.9. In terms of pace they are 213th in Division 1 with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 276th. As a team they are 265th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 101st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take SMU -7 and over 140.5 total points
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