Tulane Green Wave vs. Mercer Bears - 11/26/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mercer Bears (3-1) at Tulane Green Wave (2-2)
College Basketball: Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Nashville Municipal Auditorium)
The Line: Tulane Green Wave +5.5 -- Over/Under: 133.5 See the Latest Odds
The Mercer Bears and the Tulane Green Wave face off on Thursday in Nashville in college basketball action.
The Mercer Bears are 3-1 this season but they are coming off of their first loss of the year falling to Davidson. Mercer is averaging 70 points per game and they are shooting 42.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 62 points and their opponents are shooting 37.1 percent. Stephon Jelks leads the Bears averaging 12 .5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. Phillip Leonard is averaging 12.3 points, Jestin Lewis is averaging 9.5 points, and Ethan Stair is averaging 9.5 points. This is Mercer’s second game away from home this year with the first being the loss at Davidson.
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The Tulane Green Wave are 2-2 this season alternating wins and losses. Tulane is averaging 76 points per game and they are shooting 46.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70 points per game and their opponents are shooting 39.5 percent. Louis Dabney leadsTulane averaging 14.8 points per game. Malik Morgan is averaging 13.5 points and 5.0 rebounds, Dylan Osetkowski is averaging 11.5 and 11.3 rebounds, and Jernard Jarreau is averaging 8.3 points and 5.3 rebounds. Both of Tulane’s wins have come in lined games with the losses coming in unlined games.
Mercer is 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 neutral site games, 0-3-1 against the spread following a loss, and 1-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Tulane is 5-1 against the spread in their last six non-conference games, Tulane is 1-8 against the spread in their last nine neutral site games, and 0-5 against the spread following a win.
This game could be close and getting five points it may just be enough though this isn’t a strong play and is a lean at best.