Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Utah Runnin’ Utes Betting Prediction

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The Utah Runnin’ Utes (3-3) will be at home in the Jon M. Huntsman Center when they square off against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (5-2). The game starts at 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018, and will air on Pac-12 Network.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Utah Runnin’ Utes ATS Odds

In their last contest, the Runnin’ Utes were blown out by the Northwestern Wildcats, 79-57, while the Golden Hurricane defeated the UT Arlington Mavericks, 72-58.

The Golden Hurricane forced 16 turnovers and held the Mavericks to an effective field goal percentage of 0.415 (below the 0.515 mark opponents have averaged against Tulsa this season). Utah, on the other hand, did an excellent job of making free throws (16-19; 84.2 percent). Utah received a boost from Sedrick Barefield, who finished with 15 points. DaQuan Jeffries played a key role for Tulsa with 24 points.

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when two of the nation’s slowest-paced teams clash. Utah ranks 321st in possessions per game (66.8) and Tulsa is 270th (68.0) dating back to last season.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Utah Runnin’ Utes ATS Pick

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

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Utah averages 24.7 three pointers per game, which ranks 61st in the country. Tulsa ranks 312th in three pointers allowed per game (26.2).
  • The Runnin’ Utes rank 175th in blocks per game (3.1) while the Golden Hurricane rank 263rd (2.3).
  • Utah ranks 271st in steals per game (5.0) while Tulsa ranks 286th (4.7).
  • The Golden Hurricane rank 94th in rebounds per game (37.1) while the Runnin’ Utes rank 252nd (33.7).
  • Utah ranks 73rd in assists per game (15.0) while Tulsa ranks 231st (12.7).