Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Old Dominion Monarchs - 2/15/14
Old Dominion Monarchs (12-13) at Tulsa Golden Hurricane (12-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm (Reynolds Center)
The Line: Tulsa Golden Hurricane -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes look to win their third straight game when they host the Old Dominion Monarchs.
The Monarchs have lost three of their last five, but are coming off a road victory over North Texas. During that stretch, they are averaging 60.8 points and allowing 65 points. They’re shooting just 36.2 percent from the field and allowing 43.8 percent. They are 5-6 SU, average 63.6 points and allow 64.8 points on the road. Sophomore guard Aaron Bacote has scored 20 or more points in two of his last three games. The Monarchs are 11-11 ATS and 8-5 ATS on the road.
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The Golden Hurricanes have found a rhythm as of late, shooting 44.6 percent from the field and allowing 38.2 percent in their last five games. At home they average 75 points and allow just 66.2 points. Defensively, they allow 70.5 points per game on 40.9 percent shooting. They have won nine of their last 10 home games and James Woodard is coming off a 21-point performance. The Golden Hurricanes are 14-7 ATS and 7-2 ATS on their home court.
You either take Tulsa in this matchup or you move on. The Golden Hurricanes play lights out on their home floor and are 7-1 ATS in their last eight home games. They’re also 4-0 ATS in their last four games overall, while the Monarchs are 1-6 in their last seven conference games.
Don’t be afraid to back Tulsa and the chalk.