UConn vs. Tulsa - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulsa Golden Hurricane (16-8) at Connecticut Huskies (17-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Gampel Pavilion)
The Line: Connecticut Huskies -7.5 -- Over/Under: 134 See the Latest Odds
The UConn Huskies and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane face off on Saturday in AAC college basketball action.
The UConn Huskies are 17-7 this season and they are coming off of a loss at Temple that ended a three game winning streak. UConn is averaging 73.8 points per game and they are shooting 46.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61.5 points and their opponents are shooting 36.9 percent. Shonn Miller leads the Huskies averaging 13.5 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Rodney Purvis is averaging 13.4 points, Sterling Gibbs is averaging 12.5 points, and Daniel Hamilton is averaging 11.7 points and 9.1 rebounds. UConn is 11-2 at home and 7-4 in the AAC.
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 16-8 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Tulsa is averaging 73.7 points per game and they are shooting 44.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.2 percent. James Woodard leads the Golden Hurricane averaging 16.4 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Shaquille Harrison is averaging 15.3 points and 5.4 rebounds, Pat Birt is averaging 11.3 points, and Rashad Smith is averaging 7.1 points. Tulsa is 5-3 on the road and 8-4 in the AAC.
UConn is 3-1-1 against the spread following a loss and 6-14-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Tulsa is 6-2-2 against the spread in their last 10 games, 4-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 5-2 against the spread following a win.
This looks like way too many points in what should be a competitive game so I will take the points with Tulsa.