Texas Southern Tigers vs. Tulane Green Wave Betting Prediction


The Texas Southern Tigers (4-6) will travel to Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse to challenge the Tulane Green Wave (3-6). The game starts at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, December 17, 2018, and will air on ESPN 3.

Texas Southern Tigers at Tulane Green Wave ATS Odds

In their last matchup, the Green Wave fell to the 17th-ranked Florida State Seminoles, 80-69, while the Tigers edged the Baylor Bears, 72-69.

The Tigers had a much better free throw rate (0.250 vs. 0.045) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.567 vs. 0.493). Tulane, meanwhile, had a better free throw rate (0.288 vs. 0.267). Kevin Zhang played well for Tulane, putting up 24 points and seven rebounds. Trayvon Reed played a pivotal role for Texas Southern with 15 points and 12 rebounds.

Since the 2017-18 season, Texas Southern has done a great job of getting to the charity stripe. They rank 40th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.291), but Tulane has been among the best in the country at keeping opponents off the line (ranking 58th by allowing a FTA rate of 0.234).

Texas Southern at Tulane Free Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Tulane, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Tulane averages 34.9 rebounds per game, which ranks 126th in the NCAA. Texas Southern ranks 258th in rebounds allowed per game (39.4).
  • The Green Wave rank 108th in blocks per game (3.9) while the Tigers rank 165th in blocks allowed per game (4.1).
  • Texas Southern ranks 126th in steals per game (6.2) while Tulane ranks 159th in steals allowed per game (6.9).
  • The Tigers rank 123rd in three pointers allowed per game (21.8) while the Green Wave rank 227th (21.2).
  • Tulane ranks 139th in assists allowed per game (12.6) while Texas Southern ranks 241st (15.8).