The East Carolina Pirates and Tulsa Golden Hurricane meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The East Carolina Pirates Betting Preview
The East Carolina Pirates are averaging 69.8 points on 41.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.8 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Javon Small is averaging 15.8 points and 4.8 rebounds, while RJ Felton is averaging 13.6 points and 1.5 assists. Brandon Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Ezra Ausar is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The East Carolina Pirates are shooting 31.9 percent from beyond the arc and 69.1 percent from the free throw line. The East Carolina Pirates are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Preview
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are averaging 66.6 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 78.5 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Sam Griffin is averaging 15.2 points and 2.7 rebounds, while Bryant Selebangue is averaging 12.3 points and 1 assist. Brandon Betson is dishing 2.3 assists and Tim Dalger is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are shooting 31.4 percent from beyond the arc and 64.3 percent from the free throw line. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.1 rebounds per game.
East Carolina vs Tulsa Trends
The Pirates are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Golden Hurricane are 3-12-2 ATS in their last 17 home games and 14-35-2 ATS in their last 51 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Pirates last 6 overall. The over is 11-4 in Golden Hurricane last 15 overall. The favorite is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane look like a team that's ready for the season to end, as they're losing on the year by an average of 11.9 points and their last 5 games by an average of 28.6 points. No matter what you think of East Carolina, backing Tulsa isn't an option. Give me the East Carolina Pirates and the small chalk.