Tulsa vs Tulane Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Tulane Green Wave
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Tulane -1
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane head to Devlin Fieldhouse to take on the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this game has Tulane as 1 point favorites.
Tulsa heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-6. They currently have a point differential of 4.9 as they are averaging 70.5 points per contest while giving up 65.6 per game. Tulane has an overall mark of 10-7. They are averaging 70.9 points per contest and giving up 68.2, which is a point differential of 2.7.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 9-8-0 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 4-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 11-6-0 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 8-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
01/16/20 G Reggie Jones Undisclosed is questionable
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brandon Rachal comes into this game averaging 14.9 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Jeriah Horne averages 11.5 points per contest in 25.5 minutes per game. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%.
TeShaun Hightower scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. K.J. Lawson averages 13.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa averages 70.5 points per contest, which is 210th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 131st. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 257th in the nation. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 166th and 160th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 195th with 13.4 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 65.6 points per contest, which is 90th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 56th and 47th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 205th, and they allow 12.3 assists per game which puts them in 170th place in the country. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 220th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane is 194th in the nation with 70.9 points per contest this season. They are 240th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.7. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 52nd in the NCAA. They are 330th in D-1 in rebounding with 32.0 boards per contest and 285th in assists per game with 11.8. The Green Wave are 312th in turnovers per contest with 11.7. The Green Wave give up 68.2 points per game, which ranks them 162nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 262nd and 238th in those defensive statistics. They rank 321st with 15.5 dimes allowed per game and 284th with 37.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Green Wave are 315th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.6 per contest this year.
The Golden Hurricane are 176th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.3. In terms of pace they are 270th in the country with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 181st. As a team they are 164th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 279th in Division 1. Tulsa is 175th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Tulane is 290th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Green Wave are 167th in the country in offensive rating with 102.2. In terms of pace they are 243rd in Division 1 with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 193rd. As a team they are 165th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 151st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tulsa/Tulane college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Tulsa +1
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