Tulane Green Wave vs Central Florida Knights in college hoops odds
Central Florida Knights vs Tulane Green Wave Odds
The Tulane Green Wave will hit the floor running against the visiting Central Florida Knights Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Tulane battles the Knights, currently sitting with a 14-5 mark (7-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 9-3 for the Green Wave and 4-4 for the Knights.
Bettors looking to go with the Green Wave in this one found them listed as 3-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Knights was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Green Wave at No. 164 and the Knights at No. 94 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 75-73 result in favor of the Green Wave.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Knights is ranked No. 115 in NCAA hoops at 36.4 per game. Contrast that with Tulane’s No. 136 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Tulane is the No. 239-ranked team in the country at 5.6 per game, while Central Florida rates No. 106 at 6.8 per game.
Defensively, Central Florida features the nation's No. 260-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.8 points per game. Tulane, meanwhile, comes in at No. 240 nationally in scoring at home.
Central Florida was a 74-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against Southern Methodist. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites. The Knights got a 21-point performance from Isaiah Sykes, who added 10 rebounds, as Central Florida ran past Southern Methodist 74-65 on Saturday at UCF Arena.
Tulane was a 73-66 winner in its last match at home against Rice. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as favorites. Tulane got 22 points from Josh Davis en route to a 73-66 victory over Rice on Saturday at Fogelman Arena.
Central Florida Knights Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Marshall are 7-3
After playing Southern Methodist are 4-4
After a win are 7-3
Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Texas El Paso are 6-4
After playing Rice are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
A few Knights at Green Wave trends to consider:
Central Florida is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Central Florida is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Tulane is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
Tulane is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
Tulane is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Tulane is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Central Florida
Central Florida at Marshall, Saturday, February 2
Tulane at Texas El Paso, Saturday, February 2