Nicholls State Colonels vs Tulane Green Wave Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Tuesday when the Tulane Green Wave try to run the Nicholls State Colonels off the court at Fogelman Arena in college hoops action.
The Green Wave currently sports a 6-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-2 ATS. The Colonels are 1-3 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Green Wave produce a 2-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Colonels have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Green Wave, most recently No. 253 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Colonels, who rate No. 343 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 74-50 victory for the Green Wave.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tulane's No. 214-ranked offense, averaging 65.8 PPG, against a Colonels defense that ranks No. 337 at 79.2 PPG. The Green Wave field goal percentage has averaged 39.1% so far, less than the Colonels marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nicholls State owns the country's No. 298-rated mark, allowing 79.3 points per game on the highway. Tulane, on the other hand, rates No. 244 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Nicholls State was an 84-39 loser on the road against Michigan State. Nicholls State was run off the court by the Spartans on Saturday as Michigan State routed them 84-39 at Breslin Center.
In their last action, Tulane was a 51-41 winner at home against Navy. Tulane earned a 51-41 victory over Navy on Saturday, getting 17 points from Josh Davis at Fogelman Arena.
Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 1-0
After playing Navy are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Colonels at Green Wave trends to consider:
Tulane is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tulane is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Nicholls State
Tulane is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Nicholls State
Tulane is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Nicholls State at New Orleans, Wednesday, December 12
Tulane at San Diego, Saturday, December 8