Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Tulane Green Wave Preview
Tulane Green Wave vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds
Tulane travels to Southern Miss on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 16-8 record with a victory over the Golden Eagles.
The Golden Eagles are 18-6 so far on the season, and 12-9 ATS vs. the number. The Green Wave, meanwhile, are 16-8 and 8-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Southern Miss go 7-10 and the Green Wave go 11-5 on the totals.
The Golden Eagles were listed as 11.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 19-ranked Golden Eagles and the No. 139-rated Green Wave in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 79-71 win for the Golden Eagles on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Southern Miss has the nation's No. 47-rated offensive output, at 73.7 PPG. The visiting Green Wave defense ranks No. 52 allowing on average 61 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 48.6% so far, more than the Green Wave marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.3% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tulane owns the country's No. 131-rated mark, allowing 67.4 points per game on the highway. Southern Miss, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.
Tulane won its last outing, an 88-85 result against Houston on February 9. They covered in that game as a 1-point favorite. Ricky Tarrant went off for 27 points and added 5 rebounds, leading Tulane over Houston, 88-85, on Saturday at Hofheinz Pavilion.
In their last action, Southern Miss was an 89-76 loser at home against Memphis. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Dwayne Davis went off for 25 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Memphis handed Southern Miss an 89-76 defeat at Reed Green Coliseum.
Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Southern Methodist are 5-5
After playing Houston are 2-8
After a win are 6-4
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing East Carolina are 4-6
After playing Memphis are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Green Wave at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulane's last 6 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
Tulane is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
Tulane is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Tulane is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tulane
Southern Miss is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Southern Miss is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
Southern Miss is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Tulane
Tulane home to Southern Methodist, Saturday, February 16
Southern Miss at East Carolina, Saturday, February 16