Southeastern Louisiana Lions vs. Tulane Green Wave Betting Prediction

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The Tulane Green Wave (2-4) will be at home in Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse when they take on the Southeastern Louisiana Lions (3-4). Action starts at 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Southeastern Louisiana Lions at Tulane Green Wave ATS Odds

In their last contest, the Green Wave fell to the Georgia State Panthers, 80-76, while the Lions defeated the Louisiana College Wildcats, 86-71.

Southeastern Louisiana played a nearly perfect game. They had a turnover percentage of 22.3 (worse than their season average of 22.1) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.652 (above their season average of 0.416). For those same stats, Louisiana College was 28.5 and 0.536, respectively. Tulane, on the other hand, made 10 of their 25 three pointers (40.0 percent). Tulane’s Kevin Zhang had a solid performance, contributing 23 points. Meanwhile, Southeastern Louisiana received a boost from Moses Greenwood, who recorded 27 points and 10 rebounds.

The Green Wave won the only contest between these two teams last year, 89-66. Getting to the free throw line was one of Tulane’s biggest strengths. They had 29 free throw attempts, while Southeastern Louisiana had 28.

It could be a sloppy game for the Tulane offense. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, Tulane ranks 202nd in the country in ball protection (turnover percentage of 19.0 percent), while the disruptive defense of Southeastern Louisiana has forced the 33rd-most turnovers in the NCAA (21.8 percent).

Southeastern Louisiana vs. Tulane Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Tulane, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Southeastern Louisiana ranks 91st in steals per game (6.8) while Tulane ranks 277th (4.9).
  • The Lions rank 35th in assists allowed per game (11.2) while the Green Wave rank 104th (12.5).
  • Southeastern Louisiana ranks 199th in rebounds allowed per game (35.7) while Tulane ranks 242nd (36.6).
  • The Green Wave rank 85th in blocks per game (3.9) while the Lions rank 199th in blocks allowed per game (3.7).
  • Southeastern Louisiana ranks 25th in three pointers allowed per game (19.0) while Tulane ranks 103rd (20.8).