SMU Mustangs vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane - 2/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulsa Golden Hurricane (15-8) at Southern Methodist Mustangs (20-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Moody Coliseum)
The Line: Southern Methodist Mustangs -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane will travel to play the SMU Mustangs in an American Athletic game on Wednesday.
The SMU Mustangs are 20-2 (9-2) and are coming off of a win against South Florida by a score of 92-58. SMU has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently 1st in the American standings. SMU defeated Tulsa by a score of 81-69 in these two teams first meeting of the season. SMU is averaging 80 points per game while giving up 63.6 points per game. SMU is also averaging 39.9 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per game. Nic Moore is averaging 15.8 points per game and 5 assists per game for SMU. Ben Moore is averaging 12.3 points per game and 7 rebounds per game for the Mustangs. SMU is shooting 72.7% on free throws, 42% on three-pointers, and 50.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 15-8 (7-4) and are coming off of a win against Houston by a score of 77-63. Tulsa has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 4th in the American standings. Tulsa has conference losses to Temple, Houston, Cincinnati, and SMU. Tulsa is averaging 73.3 points per game while giving up 68 points per game. Tulsa is also averaging 35.3 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game. James Woodard is averaging 16.2 points per game and 5.2 rebounds per game for Tulsa. Shaquille Harrison is averaging 15.1 points per game and 4 assists per game for the Golden Hurricane. Tulsa is shooting 66.9% on free throws, 32.7% on three-pointers, and 43.9% on all field goal attempts.
Tulsa is 5-2-2 ATS in their last 9 games. The over is 4-0 in Tulsa’s last 4 road games. The over is 13-6 Tulsa’s last 19 games following an ATS win. SMU is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games. SMU is 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games. The over is 4-0 in SMU’s last 4 games against a team with a winning record. The over is 4-0 in SMU’s last 4 games.
SMU has been very good this season; while Tulsa needs this win for their tournament hopes. SMU is a high scoring team that is also able to play very good defense. With SMU playing at home, I like them here.