Tulane vs Tulsa Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/25/2020
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Tulsa -11
The Tulane Green Wave head to Donald W. Reynolds Center to take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 11 point favorites.
Tulane comes into this game with an overall record of 12-15. They currently have a point differential of -2.3 as they are averaging 68.5 points per game while giving up 70.8 per contest. Tulsa has an overall mark of 18-9. They are averaging 68.8 points per contest and giving up 64.0, which is a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 14-13-0 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 16-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 16-11-0 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 8-19-0 against the over/under this year
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
TeShaun Hightower comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is 75%. K.J. Lawson averages 13.6 points per contest in 35.9 minutes per game. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 5.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Martins Igbanu scores 13.3 points per contest while playing 26.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Brandon Rachal averages 12.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.0 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane averages 68.5 points per contest, which is 257th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 287th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 121st in the nation. They average 30.9 boards per contest and 11.4 assists per game, which ranks them 341st and 300th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 292nd with 11.8 per game. The Green Wave allow 70.8 points per contest, which is 215th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 297th and 242nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.4 rebounds a game which ranks 321st, and they allow 16.0 assists per game which puts them in 338th place in the country. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 320th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa is 244th in the nation with 68.8 points per contest this season. They are 136th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.8. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 296th in the NCAA. They are 202nd in D-1 in rebounding with 34.9 boards per contest and 214th in assists per game with 12.6. The Golden Hurricane are 166th in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Golden Hurricane give up 64.0 points per game, which ranks them 40th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 33rd and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 118th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 156th with 34.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Hurricane are 271st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year.
The Green Wave have an offensive rating of 98.4, which is ranked 255th. They are 177th in college basketball in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 249th. As a unit they are 232nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 103rd in D-1. Tulane is 272nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions.
Tulsa is 121st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 100.5, which is ranked 195th. They are 287th in D-1 in pace with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 195th. As a unit they are 157th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 274th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tulane/Tulsa college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tulane +11
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