Auburn vs. Tulsa - 11/24/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulsa Golden Hurricane (2-1) at Auburn Tigers (2-1)
College Basketball: Monday, November 24, 2014 at 11:00 pm (MGM Grand)
The Line: Auburn Tigers +4.5 -- Over/Under: 144 See the Latest Odds
The Auburn Tigers and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane face off on Monday Night in Las Vegas in college basketball tournament action.
The Auburn Tigers are 2-1 this season and are coming off of a 25-point win over ULL. Auburn has a new look with head Coach Bruce Pearl and the recruits and transfers he ahs already been able to bring in. Auburn is averaging 82.3 points per game and they are shooting 42.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 81 points and their opponents are shooting 53.3 percent. K.T. Harrell is averaging 21.3 points per game to lead Auburn. Antoine Mason is averaging 19 points, Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 16.3 points and 14 rebounds, and K.C. Ross-Miller is averaging 10.7 points. Auburn lost in their first real test losing badly to Colorado.
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are also off to a 2-1 with the loss coming to Oral Roberts. Tulsa is averaging 65.7 points and 40.2 rebounds while defensively they are allowing 56.3 points and their opponents are shooting 35.5 percent. D’Andre Wright is averaging 15.7 points and 6.3 rebounds, Marquel Curtis is averaging 11.3 points, and James Woodard is averaging 11 points and 5.0 rebounds. Tulsa has played the 274th ranked schedule thus far but it gets tougher in a hurry.
Tulsa is 21-8 against the spread following a win, 36-16-1 against the spread in their last 53 non-conference games, and 9-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Auburn is 12-5 against the spread following a win, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, and 7-19-1 against the spread in their last 27 neutral site games.
Tulsa opened as a one point favorie and the line has jumped so getting 4 1/2 I will take my chances with Auburn