The Tulane Green Wave (3-0) are off to a hot start and will try to stay unbeaten when they go head-to-head against the Georgia State Panthers (3-2) at GSU Sports Arena. The games Over/Under (O/U) opened at 138 points with Georgia State set as a 4-point favorite. Tip-off is scheduled for 12 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 26, 2017, and it can be seen on ESPN 3.
Tulane Green Wave at Georgia State Panthers Betting Preview
In the Green Wave’s last matchup, they had no trouble getting past the Miami (OH) RedHawks, 80-59. Melvin Frazier was Tulane’s leading scorer with 20 points on 9-for-12 shooting. Tulane played a nearly flawless game. They had a turnover percentage of 13.7 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 36.4. For those same stats, Miami (OH) recorded marks of 24.0 and 25.0, respectively.
The Panthers are trying to rebound after their 71-56 loss to the Prairie View A&M Panthers in their last outing. Malik Benlevi was Georgia State’s leading scorer with 17 points on 7-for-9 shooting. Prairie View A&M did a fantastic job of making free throws (20-22; 90.9 percent). Georgia State, meanwhile, forced Prairie View A&M into a turnover percentage of 27.5 (above their season average of 18.7).
The upper-echelon offense of Georgia State will go head-to-head against the mid-tier defense of Tulane. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Panthers offense ranks 74th in effective field goal percentage (0.532), while the Tulane defense ranks 309th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.532). The Panthers should have the advantage on that end of the court. ,
Since last season, the Green Wave are 9-25 straight up (SU) and 13-12-5 against the spread (ATS). Vegas has had a tendency to place the total low when Tulane is involved since last season as 66.7 percent of their games have gone over the O/U total.
The Panthers, meanwhile, are 23-14 SU and 17-17 ATS since last season. Games featuring Georgia State have finished under the projected point total 58.8 percent of the time over that same stretch.
Tulane Green Wave at Georgia State Panthers ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Georgia State, ATS Winner – Georgia State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Panthers average 4.0 blocks per game, which ranks 81st in the nation. The Green Wave rank 192nd in blocks allowed per game (3.7).
- Tulane ranks 178th in assists per game (13.3) while Georgia State ranks 243rd (12.2).
- Tulane ranks 98th in three pointers allowed per game (20.1) while Georgia State ranks 308th (25.3).
- The Panthers rank 86th in rebounds allowed per game (33.6) while the Green Wave rank 275th (37.8).
- Georgia State ranks 34th in steals per game (7.5) while Tulane ranks 155th (6.2).