NCAA hoops odds preview - Nebraska Omaha vs. Tulane
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks vs Tulane Green Wave Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the Tulane Green Wave try to run the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks off the court at Fogelman Arena in college hoops action.
The Green Wave bring a 1-1 record (0-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-2 Mavericks, who are 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Tulane go 1-0 so far and the Mavericks go 0-0.
Bettors looking to side with Tulane in this one found them as 16-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Tulane's No. 256-ranked scoring average of 63 PPG, against a Mavericks defense rated No. 329 and allowing 83.7 PPG. The Green Wave FG% has averaged 38% to date this season, less than the Mavericks shooters have managed so far (48.5% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nebraska Omaha owns the country's No. 340-rated mark, allowing 91 points per game on the highway. Tulane, on the other hand, rates No. 232 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Nebraska Omaha was a 91-63 loser on the road against Texas Tech. They failed to cover the 13.5-point spread as underdogs. The Mavericks were hammered by Texas Tech on Wednesday, losing by a 91-63 final at United Spirit Arena in college basketball betting action.
Tulane won its last outing, a 65-55 result against Bethune-Cookman on November 13. The Green Wave grabbed a 65-55 win over the Wildcats on Tuesday, behind a 21-point effort from Ricky Tarrant at Fogelman Arena.
Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few Mavericks at Green Wave trends to consider:
Tulane is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games at home
Tulane is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
Nebraska Omaha at Nebraska, Sunday, November 18
Tulane home to Chicago State, Sunday, November 18