The Alcorn State Braves (1-6) can put an end to a five-game road losing streak when they clash with the Tulane Green Wave (3-1) at Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Action starts at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
Alcorn State Braves vs. Tulane Green Wave Odds Preview
The Braves dismantled the Concordia College Hornets in their last outing, 103-56. Reginald Johnson was the top scorer from either team with 20 points on 7-for-12 shooting. Alcorn State played a flawless game. They had a solid free throw rate of 0.294 (above their season average of 0.218) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.610 (above their season average of 0.431). Concordia College recorded marks of 0.152 and 0.348, respectively, for those same stats.
In the Green Wave’s last game, they were blown out by the Georgia State Panthers, 70-59. Samir Sehic was the games leading scorer with 20 points on 6-for-10 shooting. Georgia State forced the Green Wave into a turnover percentage of 19.9 (above their season average of 16.7). Tulane, on the other hand, did an excellent job of making free throws (20-24; 83.3 percent).
Alcorn State figures to have the edge on the defensive side of the ball. The Braves rank 99th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.486), while Tulane is 316th in effective field goal percentage (0.473) since last season.
Alcorn State Braves at Tulane Green Wave Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Alcorn State, ATS Winner – Alcorn State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Green Wave average 13.1 assists per game, which ranks 181st in the nation. The Braves rank 214th in assists allowed per game (14.0).
- Alcorn State averages 37.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 78th in the NCAA. Tulane ranks 276th in rebounds allowed per game (37.8).
- The Braves rank 33rd in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while the Green Wave rank 177th (3.6).
- Tulane ranks 140th in steals allowed per game (6.1) while Alcorn State ranks 237th (6.9).