NCAA Basketball betting line favors Huskies over Green Wave

Washington Huskies Tulane Green Wave
5-4 December 17, 2013, 08:00 | Devlin Fieldhouse 5-5



Washington pays a visit to Tulane on Tuesday, hoping to send the Green Wave to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Devlin Fieldhouse.

The Green Wave sit at 5-5 (2-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Huskies are currently 5-4 (3-5 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Tulane is 1-3 OU, and Washington is 5-2 OU.

View Washington Huskies vs Tulane Green Wave Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with Tulane in this one found them as 8.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

This game puts the Green Wave, most recently No. 237 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Huskies, who rate No. 88 in the latest survey.

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Washington won its last outing, an 85-66 result against Idaho State on December 14. They covered in that game as a 11-point favorite. Washington earned an 85-66 victory over Idaho State on Saturday, getting 20 points from Perris Blackwell at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Tulane was a 70-65 winner in its last match at home against Jackson State. The Green Wave used a 31-point performance from Jay Hook to help Tulane smack Jackson State 70-65 on Saturday at Devlin Fieldhouse.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Tulane's No. 186-ranked scoring average of 71 PPG, against a Huskies defense rated No. 251 and allowing 82.11 PPG. The Green Wave FG% has averaged 42.94% to date this season, less than the Huskies shooters have managed so far (43.87% per game).

A few Huskies at Green Wave trends to consider:
Washington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Washington is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Washington is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 11 games on the road
Tulane is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Tulane is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home


Next up:
Washington home to Connecticut, Sunday, December 22nd
Tulane at Alabama State, Saturday, December 21st
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