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Tulane Green Wave vs Southern Methodist Mustangs College Basketball Betting Preview

The Southern Methodist Mustangs will try to cover the point spread at Moody Coliseum-Dallas on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Tulane Green Wave in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Tulane Green Wave opened as 26-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Tulane Green Wave vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Southern Methodist Mustangs are 22-4 overall and 16-4-1 ATS, while the Tulane Green Wave are 4-20 and 7-11-2 ATS. As for the betting totals, Southern Methodist boasts a 9-12 on the OU, and Tulane is 14-5-1.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Southern Methodist Mustangs rated this week at No. 3 and the Tulane Green Wave sitting at No. 293.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Southern Methodist's No. 166-ranked offense, averaging 72.73 PPG, against a Green Wave defense that ranks No. 238 at 78.92 PPG. The Mustangs field goal percentage has averaged 46.05% so far, more than the Green Wave marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.78% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tulane was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Houston and falling by a 91-62 score at Devlin Fieldhouse.

Southern Methodist got 18 points from Semi Ojeleye en route to a 60-51 victory over Cincinnati on Sunday at Moody Coliseum-Dallas.

Betting Trends
  • Tulane is 4-7-2 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Tulane is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulane's last 5 games
  • Tulane is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Southern Methodist is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Southern Methodist is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Methodist's last 5 games
  • Southern Methodist is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tulane home to South Florida, Saturday, February 18th
Southern Methodist at Houston, Saturday, February 18th