Tulsa vs Florida NCAA Betting Prediction

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Florida Prediction 2/3/2024

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (12-8) travel to face off against the Florida Atlantic Owls (17-4) on Saturday, February 3rd. This game will be played at FAU Arena in Boca Raton and televised on ESPN+. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 6:00 ET.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Florida Atlantic Owls

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane Are Coming Off A Win

With a 12-8 overall record, Tulsa is 3-5 in American Athletic Conference play. They have won two straight games, including a 79-68 victory over Wichita State.

So far this season, they have gone 9-3 in non-conference action and 1-4 on the road. For the year, they have been outscored by an average of 10.6 points per game on the road, and they are 2-6 as the underdog.

As the underdog this season, Tulsa has an ATS record of 3-4-1. On the road, their ATS mark is just 1-3-1, and over their last 10 road games, the Golden Hurricane are just 1-8-1 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the underdog, Tulsa’s ATS record is 3-6-1.

This season, the over/under record for Tulsa games is 11-7 and the average over/under line in their games is 147.4. So far, 12 of their games have had a lower over/under line than today’s line of 151.5. Over their last three games, their games have had an average of 162 points.

The Florida Atlantic Owls Are Coming Off A Win

Florida Atlantic has been dominant at home this season, going 10-1 with an average scoring margin of +14.3 points per game. They have won their last nine games at home and are 15-4 as the favorite this season. In their most recent game, the Owls defeated North Texas by a score of 66-63.

Overall, Florida Atlantic has a record of 17-4 and has won six straight games. They are 7-1 in American Athletic Conference play and 10-3 in non-conference action. For the season, they have a scoring margin of +7.0 points per game on the road, where they are 7-3.

Florida Atlantic’s ATS record this season is 10-11, including a 6-5 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Owls are just 2-8 vs. the spread, and they have gone just 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.

Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is lower than the average over/under line of 149.4 in Florida Atlantic’s games this year. So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 156 points.

Tulsa Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Golden Hurricane’s offense tallied 79 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 78.1 points per game. Leading Tulsa in scoring vs. Wichita State was PJ Haggerty with his 23 points. Cobe Williams also added 21 points for the Golden Hurricane.

PJ Haggerty (G) 19.4 4.7 3.5
Cobe Williams (G) 13.8 2.9 3.9
Jared Garcia (F) 9.7 6.1 0.9

Florida Atlantic Offense Breakdown

Florida Atlantic offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 66 points against North Texas. In that game, they made 9/26 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 42.1%. The team’s scoring leader is Johnell Davis, who holds an average of 18.6 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Vladislav Goldin is averaging 14 points per game this season.

Johnell Davis (G) 18.6 6.9 2.7
Vladislav Goldin (C) 14.0 7.1 0.6
Alijah Martin (G) 13.1 5.2 1.5

Tulsa Team Defense

The Golden Hurricane’s defense is presently ranked 177th nationally, allowing an average of 72.2 points per contest. The Tulsa defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 68 points and allowed Wichita State to connect on 11 threes.

Florida Atlantic Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Florida Atlantic defense is giving up an average of 71.7 points per contest. The Florida Atlantic defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 63 points and allowed North Texas to connect on 9 threes.

Golden Hurricane vs Owls Trends

  • Across the Golden Hurricane last three road games, the team averaged 77 points per game while allowing 90. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.
  • In their last five games at home, the Owls have a straight up record of 3-2 while going 1-4 vs the spread. The team averaged 80 points per game in this stretch.
  • As the betting underdog, the Golden Hurricane have an ATS mark of just 1-2 in their last three games. Tulsa posted a straight up mark of 1-2 in these matchups.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Owls have a straight up record of 8-2. But, their mark vs the spread was just 2-8.

Golden Hurricane vs Owls Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Owls vs. Golden Hurricane matchup, our bet is to grab the Golden Hurricane at +14.5. Even though our projections have the Owls winning 73-71, we see the Golden Hurricane as the play on the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 151.5 and our model has the Golden Hurricane and Owls finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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