Tulane vs Temple Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs Temple Owls
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Temple -10
The Tulane Green Wave travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Temple as 10 point favorites.
Tulane heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 72.4 points per contest while giving up 69.0 per game. Temple has an overall mark of 9-5. They are averaging 70.1 points per contest and giving up 63.6, which is a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 10-5-0 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 8-7-0 against the over/under
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 7-7-0 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 4-10-0 against the over/under
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Temple Owls Injuries
01/08/20 G Damian Dunn Foot is out indefinitely
TeShaun Hightower comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. K.J. Lawson averages 14.1 points per game in 36.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Quinton Rose averages 14.6 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Nate Pierre-Louis averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane averages 72.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 164th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 221st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 37th in the nation. They average 31.9 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 329th and 283rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 327th with 11.3 per game. The Green Wave allow 69.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 183rd in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 281st and 236th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 286th and they give up 15.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 320th place in Division 1. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple is 221st in the country with 70.1 points per game this year. They are 304th in Division 1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 193rd in the nation. They are 39th in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.0 boards per game, and 70th in assists per contest with 15.0. The Owls are 253rd in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Owls surrender 63.6 points per contest, which ranks them 64th in D-1. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 31st in those defensive statistics. They rank 205th with 12.9 assists allowed per contest and 296th with 38.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Owls are 166th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game.
The Green Wave have an offensive rating of 104.2, which is ranked 128th. They are 249th in college basketball in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 182nd. As a unit they are 148th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 161st in D-1. Tulane is 317th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
Temple is 276th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Owls have an offensive rating of 98.1, which is ranked 256th. They are 119th in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 288th. As a unit they are 303rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 166th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tulane/Temple college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Temple -10
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