Tulane Green Wave vs. South Florida Bulls ATS Odds

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The South Florida Bulls (8-20, 1-14 AAC) meet the Tulane Green Wave (13-14, 4-11 AAC) look to snap their losing streaks when they square off at USF Sun Dome. The Bulls are on a seven game losing streak, while the Green Wave have lost six consecutive games. Tip-off is scheduled for 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 24, 2018, and it can be seen on ESPNU.

Tulane Green Wave at South Florida Bulls ATS Preview

The last time the Green Wave played, they fell to the No. 13 Wichita State Shockers, 93-86. With 22 points on 10-for-19 shooting, Melvin Frazier was Tulane’s high scorer. Wichita State had a turnover percentage of 9.5 (better than their season average of 14.3). Tulane, on the other hand, had an effective field goal percentage of 0.589 (above their season average of 0.519).

The Bulls are trying to rebound after their 73-61 loss to the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in their last contest. David Collins was the top scorer from either team with 17 points on 4-for-8 shooting. Tulsa out-rebounded South Florida. The Golden Hurricane had 13 offensive rebounds and 39 total rebounds, while the Bulls had seven and 31, respectively.

South Florida could struggle to create turnovers. Tulane ranks 192nd in the nation at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 18.9 percent), while South Florida forces the 56th-fewest turnovers (16.7 percent).

These teams have already met once this season. The Bulls won 80-75. The Bulls played a nearly perfect game. They had an extraordinary free throw rate of 0.469 and a phenomenal offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3. The Green Wave were 0.222 and 26.2, respectively, for those same stats. Samir Sehic was the top overall scorer in the game with 23 points.

Tulane Green Wave vs. South Florida Bulls Prediction

Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – South Florida, ATS Winner – South Florida, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • The Green Wave rank 189th in rebounds per game (34.5) while the Bulls rank 253rd (33.0).
  • Tulane ranks 39th in assists per game (16.0) while South Florida ranks 238th (11.6).
  • The Green Wave rank 147th in three pointers attempted per game (22.2) while the Bulls rank 279th (17.7).
  • Tulane ranks 47th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while South Florida ranks 152nd (3.9).

Betting Trends:

  • The Bulls average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 11.4, up from 9.1 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Green Wave have scored an average of 72.0 points per game (2.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 81.4 points per game (7.0 above their season average).