Florida Atlantic Owls vs Tulane Green Wave NCAAB Betting prediction

Florida Atlantic Owls vs Tulane Green Prediction 1/11/2024

The Florida Atlantic Owls (11-4) travel to face off against the Tulane Green Wave (10-4) on Thursday, January 11th. This game will be played at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans and televised on ESPN2. Both Florida Atlantic and Tulane will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

Florida Atlantic Owls vs Tulane Green Wave

The Florida Atlantic Owls Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Florida Atlantic heads to Tulane as a 6.5-point favorite. The Owls have gone 9-4 when favored this season and have an overall record of 11-4. They are 1-1 in the American Athletic Conference.

Over their last 10 road games, the Owls have gone 6-4. They are also averaging a scoring margin of +6.7 points per game on the road this season.

Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 9-6 this season. On the road, their ATS record is 3-4 and their last 3 road ATS record is 1-2. As the favorite, the Owls have gone 7-6 vs. the spread this year and their last 3 favorite ATS record is 0-3.

So far this season, the over/under record for Florida Atlantic games is 7-8. The average over/under line in their games is 147.9 and their games are averaging 151.9 points. Today’s over/under line of 163.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 139 points.

The Tulane Green Wave Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Through 14 games this season, Tulane has been a much stronger team at home than on the road. The Green Wave are 7-3 at home compared to 2-1 on the road, and they have an average scoring margin of +10.3 at home compared to -1.0 on the road.

So far this season, Tulane has been the underdog in three games, and they are 0-3 in those games. Overall, they are 10-4, including a 1-1 record in American Athletic Conference games.

As the underdog this season, Tulane has an ATS record of 0-3 and an overall ATS mark of 5-8. At home, the Green Wave have gone 4-6 vs. the spread and are 1-1 ATS in their last two home games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Tulane has an ATS record of 4-6.

So far this season, the over/under record for Tulane games is 9-4. Today’s over/under line of 163.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (155.8). Over their last three games, Tulane games have an over/under record of 0-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 142 points.

Florida Atlantic Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Florida Atlantic offense ended with 68 points against Charlotte. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 43.4% and made 5 threes. Offensively, the Owls have a season long field goal percentage of 49%, which is 40th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 93rd in percentage and 115th in three-pointers made.

Johnell Davis (G) 16.8 6.7 2.3
Vladislav Goldin (C) 14.1 6.9 0.5
Alijah Martin (G) 12.7 4.8 1.2

Tulane Offense Breakdown

Most recently, the Tulane offense finished with just 56 points vs. North Texas. For the game, they hit 5/18 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 37.3%. The top scorer for the Green Wave was Collin Holloway with 17 points, while Sion James also added 10 to the scoreboard.

Kevin Cross (F) 16.2 7.8 4.9
Kolby King (G) 15.1 4.9 2.5
Sion James (G) 14.4 4.4 2.6

Florida Atlantic Team Defense

At this time, the Owls’ defense is positioned 128th in the country, permitting 70.0 points per game. Against Charlotte in their most recent game, the Florida Atlantic defense gave up a total of 70 points while allowing Charlotte to hit 44% of their shots.

Tulane Team Defense

The Green Wave’s defense is presently ranked 261st nationally, allowing an average of 77.6 points per contest. So far, the Tulane defense is giving up an average of 10.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.1 times per game (478th).

Owls vs Green Wave Trends

  • In their last five games away from home, the Owls have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 74 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last three home games, the Green Wave have a straight up record of 2-1 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 76 points per game in these contests.
  • The last five games that Tulane was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 0-5 while going 0-5 straight up.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting favorite, the Owls have gone 0-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.

Owls vs Green Wave Prediction

The Green Wave come in as the underdog at +6.5, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 163.5, and our model predicts the Owls and Green Wave to score a combined 142 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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