South Florida vs. Tulane - 3/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulane Green Wave (14-15) at South Florida Bulls (9-21)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Sun Dome)
The Line: South Florida Bulls +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tulane Green Wave and South Florida Bulls meet Saturday at the USF Sun Dome.
The Tulane Green Wave look to snap a five-game losing streak. On the season, Tulane is averaging 62.8 points on 40.3 percent shooting and is allowing 64.6 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Louis Dabney is averaging 13.9 points and 3.3 rebounds while Jay Hook is averaging 10.9 points and 4.9 rebounds. Jonathan Stark is the third double-digit scorer and Dylan Osetkowski is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Tulane Green Wave have four players averaging at least 6.4 points, and they’re shooting 65.4 percent from the line and 32.4 percent from deep. Defensively, Tulane is allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or more points in four of its last five games.
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The South Florida Bulls look for a win after splitting their last four games. On the season, USF is averaging 61.7 points on 43.5 percent shooting and is allowing 68.7 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Nehemias Morillo is averaging 9.8 points and 4.4 rebounds while Anthony Collins is averaging 7.3 points and 5.1 assists. Troy Holston Jr. is grabbing 2.6 rebounds and Bo Zeigler is shooting 51.3 percent. The South Florida Bulls have four players averaging at least 6.6 points, and they’re shooting 60.9 percent from the line and 30.6 percent from deep. Defensively, USF is allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or less points in four of its last eight games.
The Green Wave are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bulls are 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 home games and 7-15-2 ATS in their last 24 games overall. The Green Wave are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Both of these teams are Charles Barkley terrible. However, South Florida is coming off a big win over UCF and is at home. I'm going to give the edge to the Bulls, but the best bet may be to leave this game alone.