Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs South Florida Bulls Prediction, 3/1/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs USF Bulls
Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Location: Yuengling Center in Tampa, FL
The USF Bulls (13-16) will try to beat the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (5-23) at Yuengling Center on Wednesday.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane faced off with UCF and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 68-49 in their last contest. Tulsa ended the contest having earned a 35.6% field goal percentage (16 out of 45) and converted 5 out of their 18 shots from distance. At the charity stripe, the Golden Hurricane converted 12 of their 16 tries for a percentage of 75.0%. In terms of hauling in rebounds, they collected a total of 26 with 6 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 11 assists in this game in addition to creating 11 turnovers and having 8 steals. Concerning defending, Tulsa let their opponent shoot 43.9% from the floor on 25 out of 57 shooting. UCF doled out 14 dimes and had 13 steals in this matchup. Additionally, UCF collected 33 boards (10 offensive, 23 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. UCF finished the contest at 78.6% at the free throw line by knocking down 11 of their 14 shots. They made 7 out of their 27 tries from three-point range. In regard to fouls, the Golden Hurricane finished with 10 while UCF totaled 13 fouls.
Bryant Selebangue is one player who was a major factor for the contest. He ended up walking away with 12 points on 5 of 9 shooting. He played 35 minutes and collected 11 rebounds. He went 55.6% from the floor and distributed 1 assist.
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Tulsa will play this contest with a record of 5-23 so far this year. They are turning it over 13.4 times per contest and as a squad are committing 15.6 personal fouls per game. As a team, Tulsa is collecting 32.0 boards per game and has tallied 322 assists on the season, which ranks 335th in college hoops in terms of passing. The Golden Hurricane are connecting on 30.9% on shots from downtown (211 of 682) and 65.0% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 65.7 points per outing (325th in D-1) while going 41.5% from the field.
On defense, the Golden Hurricane are able to force 12.0 turnovers per game while drawing 15.9 personal fouls. They relinquish 31.6% on shots from distance and they are ranked 348th in college basketball in PPG allowed (77.5). Golden Hurricane defensively are allowing a field goal percentage of 47.3% (803 of 1,698) and they surrender 38.6 rebounds per contest as a squad. They are ranked 344th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 459 conceded this season.
In their last game, the USF Bulls went home victorious with a score of 71-67 when they faced SMU. The Bulls corralled 25 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 32 for this contest. They coughed up the ball 16 times, while getting 5 steals for this game. SMU was called for 22 fouls in the matchup which got the Bulls to the charity stripe for 26 shots. They were able to bury 17 of the free throws for a percentage of 65.4%. Pertaining to shots from beyond the perimeter, South Florida made 8 of 21 tries (38.1%). Overall, the Bulls finished 23 out of 46 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 50.0%. The Bulls permitted SMU to knock down 23 out of their 53 attempts from the field which left them shooting 43.4% in this matchup. They wrapped up this game 30.4% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 7 of 23 and finished the contest at 14 of 22 at the free throw line (63.6%). In reference to how they cleaned up the glass, South Florida allowed SMU to grab 25 overall (7 offensive).
Tyler Harris was important for the Bulls in this game. He earned 30 points in his 40 mins on the court and earned 2 assists for this game. He made 7 of 12 for this game for a field goal percentage of 58.3%, and had 3 rebounds.
South Florida has a mark of 13-16 this season. On the offensive side of the court, the Bulls are hitting on 45.4% from the floor, which is 140th in the nation. South Florida has totaled 2,124 points this season (73.2 per game) and they pull in 37.4 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 13.7 times per contest (144th in college basketball) and they cough up possession 13.9 times per game. The Bulls are responsible for committing 18.2 fouls per game and they shoot 64.9% from the charity stripe.
The South Florida defense allows 34.7% on 3-point attempts (221 of 637) and their opposition knocks down 73.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They allow 13.4 assists and 33.7 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks 229th and 158th in college hoops. The Bulls on defense are ranked 256th in D-1 in PPG given up with 72.6. They are forcing 13.1 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 43.1% from the floor (141st in college hoops).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take South Florida and under the total points
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