College Insider Tournament - Jaguars open as college hoops underdog vs Green Wave
South Alabama Jaguars vs Tulane Green Wave Odds
The Tulane Green Wave will be trying to slam the South Alabama Jaguars on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Fogelman Arena in college betting action.
The Green Wave bring a 19-14 record (12-14 ATS) to this tilt against the 17-12 Jaguars, who are 13-14 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Tulane go 19-6 so far and the Jaguars go 12-11-1.
The visitors opened as 9-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Green Wave sit at No. 168 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Jaguars sit at No. 133 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Green Wave will win this game 72-69.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tulane has the nation's No. 129-rated offensive output, at 69.1 PPG. The visiting Jaguars defense ranks No. 198 allowing on average 67.4 PPG. The Green Wave FG% has averaged 41.6% so far, more than the Jaguars marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Alabama owns the country's No. 269-rated mark, allowing 73.2 points per game on the highway. Tulane, on the other hand, rates No. 173 in scoring at home.
Last time out for South Alabama, they were a 62-59 loser as they battled Western Kentucky at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point underdog. South Alabama got 22 points from Augustine Rubit but lost anyway, 62-59, to Western Kentucky on Saturday at Summit Arena.
In their last action, Tulane was an 81-68 loser on the road against Memphis. They failed to cover the 11-point spread as underdogs. The Green Wave got a 21-point effort from Josh Davis, who added 15 rebounds, but Memphis still managed to defeat Tulane 81-68 Thursday at BOK Center.
South Alabama Jaguars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Western Kentucky are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2
Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing Memphis are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Jaguars at Green Wave trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Tulane's last 11 games
Tulane is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Tulane is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games