Tulsa vs. South Florida - 2/18/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Florida Bulls (8-19) at Tulsa Golden Hurricane (15-10)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm (Reynolds Center)
The Line: Tulsa Golden Hurricane -13.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Florida Bulls and Tulsa Golden Hurricane meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Reynolds Center.
The South Florida Bulls need a victory here in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The South Florida Bulls are averaging 62.2 points on 41.2 percent shooting and allowing 71.3 points on 45 percent shooting. Stephan Jiggetts is averaging 12.1 points and 3.2 assists while Payton Banks is averaging 11.6 points and 3.5 rebounds. Isaiah Manderson is grabbing 4.5 rebounds and David Collins is dishing 2.4 assists. The South Florida Bulls are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The South Florida Bulls are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.2 rebounds per game. The South Florida Bulls have lost nine of their last 10 road games.
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane look for another victory after winning five of their last six games. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are averaging 73.9 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 72.4 points on 42 percent shooting. Junior Etou is averaging 15.5 points and 7.9 rebounds while Sterling Taplin is averaging 12.3 points and 4.4 assists. Corey Henderson Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and DaQuan Jeffries is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have won seven of their last eight home games.
The Bulls are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games, 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Golden Hurricane are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 home games, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. American Athletic Conference and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The road team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
The South Florida Bulls have lost six straight and are shooting just 40.5 percent from the field while being outscored by 11.4 points in their last five games. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are playin gtheir most consistent ball of the season and are averaging over 80 points at home this season. Tulsa also beat USF on the road by nine points a couple of weeks ago and is 4-1 ATS this season when favored by eight or more points. A lot of points to lay, but South Florida is an awful team that's even worse against the number. Give me Tulsa in a beatdown.