South Florida vs. Tulane - 1/12/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulane Green Wave (7-10) at South Florida Bulls (3-14)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Sun Dome)
The Line: South Florida Bulls -1.5 -- Over/Under: 124 See the Latest Odds
The South Florida Bulls and the Tulane Green Wave face off on Tuesday in AAC college basketball action.
The South Florida Bulls are 3-14 this season and they have lost their last six games. USF is averaging 63.1 points and they are shooting 41.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.9 percent. Jahmal McMurray leads the Bulls averaging 13.5 points per game. Roddy Peters is averaging 9.8 points, Chris Perry is averaging 9.3 points and 6.9 rebounds, and Angel Nunez is averaging 9.1 points and 5.2 rebounds. South Florida looks to be one of the weaker major conference teams in the nation.
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The Tulane Green Wave are 7-10 this season and they have lost six of their last seven games. Tulane is averaging 66.2 points and they are shooting 41.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.6 points and their opponents are shooting 40.9 percent. Louis Dabney leads the Green Wave averaging 12.8 points per game. Malik Morgan is averaging 11.4 points and 5.1 rebounds, Dylan Osetkowski is averaging 10.4 points and 9.1 rebounds, and Jernard Jarreau is averaging 7.9 points and 5.6 rebounds.
South Florida is 10-26-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 2-6 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 14-34-1 against the spread in their last 46 home games. Tulane is 7-1 against the spread following a double-digit home loss and 7-1 against the spread against a team with a winning percentage below .400. The favorite is 5-2 against the spread in the last seven meetings of these two.
I just can’t lay points with South Florida so my play here is Tulane.