South Alabama vs. Tulane - 12/8/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulane Green Wave (3-5) at South Alabama Jaguars (4-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 8:05 pm (Mitchell Center)
The Line: South Alabama Jaguars -2.5 -- Over/Under: 138 See the Latest Odds
The Tulane Green Wave and South Alabama Jaguars meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Mitchell Center.
The Tulane Green Wave could use a win after losing four of their last five games. The Tulane Green Wave are averaging 71.8 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 73.4 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Caleb Daniels is averaging 15.4 points and three assists while Jordan Cornish is averaging 13.1 points and 3.8 rebounds. Samir Sehic is the third double-digit scorer and Shakwon Barrett is dishing 3.6 assists. The Tulane Green Wave are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 65.5 percent from the free throw line. The Tulane Green Wave are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.8 rebounds per game. The Tulane Green Wave have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The South Alabama Jaguars look to get back to a .500 record with a strong home victory. The South Alabama Jaguars are averaging 68.8 points on 41.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Kory Holden is averaging 20 points and 3.5 assists while Rodrick Sikes is averaging 15.2 points and 1.9 rebounds. Josh Ajayi is the third double-digit scorer and Trhae Mitchell is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The South Alabama Jaguars are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 68.6 percent from the free throw line. The South Alabama Jaguars are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game. The South Alabama Jaguars have won four of their last five home games.
The Green Wave are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. Sun Belt and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Jaguars are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 non-conference games, 11-5 ATS in their last 16 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. The under is 8-1 in Jaguars last 9 overall. The under is 4-1 in Green Wave last 5 Saturday games.
The Tulane Green Wave are in full struggle mode at the moment and have had majority of their issues on the road. The South Alabama Jaguars are a solid defensive squad that has also been one of the best covering teams in the country dating back to last season. South Alabama is also outscoring teams by 6.5 points at home this season while allowing just 37.1 percent shooting from the field. I'll lay the small line with the South Alabama Jaguars.