Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/6/2020
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
Location: Fertitta Center in Houston, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Houston -17
The Tulane Green Wave head to Fertitta Center to take on the Houston Cougars on Thursday, February 6, 2020. The opening line for this game has Houston as 17 point favorites.
Tulane comes into this game with an overall record of 10-11. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 68.6 points per game while giving up 69.3 per contest. Houston has an overall record of 17-5. They are averaging 73.5 points per game and surrendering 63.5, good for a point differential of 10.0.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 11-10-0 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 10-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Houston Cougars Betting Trends
The Houston Cougars are 13-9-0 against the spread this season
The Houston Cougars are 10-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Houston Cougars Injuries
11/16/19 F J'Wan Roberts Hand is out for season
02/04/20 G Dejon Jarreau Suspension is out Thursday vs Tulane
K.J. Lawson averages 13.8 points per contest in 36.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. TeShaun Hightower comes into this game averaging 15.5 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Quentin Grimes averages 12.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 66%. Caleb Mills scores 12.9 points per contest while playing 22.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Green Wave allow 69.3 points per contest which is 183rd in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 290th and 278th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.0 rebounds a game which ranks 306th, and they allow 15.9 assists per game which puts them in 328th place in D-1. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 327th in Division 1. Tulane averages 68.6 points per contest, which is 255th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 273rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 67th in the nation. They average 30.8 boards per contest and 11.5 assists per game, which ranks them 340th and 293rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 306th with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars give up 63.5 points per game, which ranks them 45th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 77th in those defensive statistics. They rank 138th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 60th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Cougars are 42nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest. Houston is 114th in the country with 73.5 points per contest this season. They are 232nd in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 160th in the country. They are 4th in the nation in rebounding with 42.2 boards per contest and 168th in assists per game with 13.3. The Cougars are 296th in turnovers per contest with 11.9.
The Green Wave have an offensive rating of 99.4, which is ranked 226th. They are 238th in college basketball in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 231st. As a unit they are 223rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 108th in D-1. Tulane is 281st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Houston is 315th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars are 43rd in the country in offensive rating with 108.7. In terms of pace they are 270th in Division 1 with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 255th. As a team they are 222nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 283rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tulane +17 and over 135 total points
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