Tulane Green Wave vs South Florida Bulls NCAAB Betting Prediction

Tulane Green Wave vs South Florida Bulls Prediction 3/5/2024

The Tulane Green Wave (13-15) travel to face off against the South Florida Bulls (22-5) on Tuesday, March 5th. This game will be played at Yuengling Center in Tampa and televised on ESPN+. South Florida is coming off a win in their previous game, while Tulane is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Florida Atlantic. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Tulane Green Wave vs South Florida Bulls

The Tulane Green Wave Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their last six games, Tulane is 13-15 overall and 4-12 in the American Athletic Conference. On the road, the Green Wave are 3-7 this season and have a scoring margin of -4.7 points per game.

As an underdog this year, Tulane has gone just 1-11, and they are currently on a six-game losing streak away from home. In their last outing, the Green Wave lost to Florida Atlantic, 79-73.

As the underdog, Tulane has gone 4-8 vs. the spread this season and they are just 1-4 vs. the spread in their last 5 games as the underdog. On the road, the Green Wave have gone 4-6 vs. the spread this year and they have a 2-3 ATS mark in their last 5 road games.

So far this season, Tulane’s over/under record is 16-10-1. The average over/under line in their games is 157.5 and their games have averaged 162.7 points. Today’s over/under line of 156 is lower than the average scoring total in their last three games of 151 points and their last 10 games of 157 points. On the year, 17 of their games have had a higher over/under line than today’s line of 156.

The South Florida Bulls Are Coming Off A Win

South Florida enters this game with a 22-5 record, including a 15-1 mark in American Athletic Conference play. The Bulls have won 14 straight games, and they are 15-2 when favored this season.

At home, South Florida is 15-2 this season, and they have won their last 13 games at home. Over their last 10 games at home, the Bulls have a perfect 10-0 record.

As the favorite, South Florida has gone 11-4-2 vs. the spread this season. Over their last three home games, the Bulls are 3-0 vs. the spread and 8-1-1 in their last 10 home games.

South Florida has an over/under record of 9-18 this season and the average scoring total in their games is 143.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 156 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (146.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 4-6.

Tulane Offense Breakdown

Compared to their season average of 82.6 points per game, Tulane struggled in their previous game. Against Florida Atlantic, the Green Wave scored 73 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 43.1%. Kevin Cross is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 17.4 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Sion James brings a PPG average of 13.6 into the game.

Kevin Cross (F) 17.4 7.1 4.4
Sion James (G) 13.6 5.2 2.8
Jaylen Forbes (G) 14.0 3.7 1.8

South Florida Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the South Florida offense ended with 76 points against Charlotte. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 48.2% and made 8 threes. Chris Youngblood is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 15. Meanwhile, Selton Miguel also brings a PPG average of 14.9 into the game.

Chris Youngblood (G) 15.0 2.6 2.1
Selton Miguel (G) 14.9 3.4 2.3
Kasean Pryor (F) 12.1 7.5 1.7

Tulane Team Defense

Currently, the Green Wave’s defense holds the 320th rank in the nation, allowing 80.0 points per game. The Tulane defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 79 points and allowed Florida Atlantic to connect on 7 threes.

South Florida Team Defense

The Bulls’ defense is presently ranked 76th nationally, allowing an average of 68.2 points per contest. Against Charlotte in their most recent game, the South Florida defense gave up a total of 61 points while allowing Charlotte to hit 40% of their shots.

Green Wave vs Bulls Trends

  • Across the Green Wave last three road games, the team averaged 72 points per game while allowing 83. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-2, while going 0-3 straight-up.
  • Through their last three home games, South Florida has an ATS record of just 1-1-1. However, their overall record was 3-0 while averaging 70 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Tulane has an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 1-9 straight up.
  • The Bulls have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 5-0 straight up and 3-1-1 against the spread.

Green Wave vs Bulls Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Bulls vs. Bulls game, our recommendation is to take the Bulls at -7.5. Despite our model showing the Bulls winning 74-69, we like Green Wave as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 156 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the under.

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