Tulane vs. UConn - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Connecticut Huskies (9-3) at Tulane Green Wave (7-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Devlin Fieldhouse)
The Line: Tulane Green Wave +12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tulane Green Wave and the UConn Huskies face off on Saturday in AAC college basketball action.
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-7 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Tulane is averaging 67.6 pints and they are shooting 42.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.4 points ad their opponents are shooting 39.7 percent. Louis Dabney leads the Green Wave averaging 13.2 points per game. Malik Morgan is averaging 11.6 points and 5.0 rebounds, Dylan Osetkowski is averaging 10.4 points and 9.1 rebounds, and Jernard Jarreau is averaging 7.8 points and 5.8 rebounds. Tulane is 5-2 at home this season.
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The UConn Huskies are 9-3 this season and they have won their last four games. UConn is averaging 80.8 points and they are shooting 51 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.1 points and their opponents are shooting 38.2 percent. Rodney Purvis leads the Huskies averaging 15.3 points per game. Shonn Miller is averaging 13 points and 5.5 rebounds, Daniel Hamilton is averaging 13 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 5.6 assists, and Sterling Gibbs is averaging 11.5 points. UConn is coming off of a big win at Texas.
Tulane is 4-1 against the spread following a loss, 4-11 against the spread in their last 15 home games, and 1-8 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. UConn is 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five games and 14-6 against the spread following a game that they covered the spread.
UConn seems to play well against the lesser teams and take care of business and I expect them to get ti done here.