Tulane Green Wave home to UAB Blazers in NCAA Basketball betting action
UAB Blazers vs Tulane Green Wave Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for UAB when they take on the Tulane Green Wave on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
The Green Wave sport records of 18-9 and 11-9 ATS heading into this battle, while the Blazers have 13-14 and 10-14 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 14-5 for the Green Wave and 10-12 for the Blazers.
The Green Wave were listed as 6-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:
This game puts the Green Wave, most recently No. 133 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Blazers, who rate No. 131 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 74-69 victory for the Green Wave.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tulane has the nation's No. 165-rated offensive output, at 67.8 PPG. The visiting Blazers defense ranks No. 283 allowing on average 71 PPG. The Green Wave FG% has averaged 41.9% so far, less than the Blazers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.1% per game.
Defensively, UAB features the nation's No. 259-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.3 points per game. Tulane, meanwhile, comes in at No. 209 nationally in scoring at home.
UAB won its last outing, a 52-48 result against Marshall on February 23. They covered in that game as a 2.5-point underdog. UAB got 15 points from Jordan Swing en route to a 52-48 victory over Marshall on Saturday at Cam Henderson Center.
In their last action, Tulane was an 89-64 winner on the road against Rice. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Green Wave and Owls didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Rice was handed an 89-64 defeat on Saturday at Autry Court.
UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Southern Methodist are 7-1
After playing Marshall are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Tulsa are 2-8
After playing Rice are 1-9
After a win are 6-4
A few Blazers at Green Wave trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UAB's last 5 games on the road
UAB is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tulane
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UAB's last 5 games when playing on the road against Tulane
UAB is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tulane's last 5 games
Tulane is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
Tulane is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulane's last 5 games when playing at home against UAB
UAB home to Southern Methodist, Saturday, March 2
Tulane at Tulsa, Saturday, March 2