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Tulane Green Wave vs Toreros College Hoops Game Preview

Tulane Green WaveSan Diego Toreros
Dec 8, 9:00 PM | Jenny Craig Pavilion

Tulane Green Wave vs San Diego Toreros Odds

7-2TEAM RECORD4-5

A key college battle sees the visiting Tulane Green Wave travelling to San Diego Saturday to take on the Toreros.

The Toreros are 4-5 so far on the season, and 3-4 ATS vs. the number. The Green Wave, meanwhile, are 7-2 and 1-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Diego go 0-1 and the Green Wave go 2-0 on the totals.

View Tulane vs San Diego Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with San Diego in this one found them as 2-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 255-ranked Toreros and the No. 253-rated Green Wave in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 71-65 win for the Green Wave on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Diego's No. 247 nationally ranked offense (64.2 points per game) against a Green Wave defense that sits as the No. 24 at 56.6 PPG. The Toreros have been averaging 44.3% from the field, more than the Green Wave have managed so far this season (39.7% on average).

Defensively, Tulane features the nation's No. 176-rated defense on the road, allowing 70 points per game. San Diego, meanwhile, comes in at No. 200 nationally in scoring at home.

Tulane was a 65-48 winner in their most recent outing at home against Nicholls State. Tulane earned a 65-48 victory over Nicholls State on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Jordan Callahan at Fogelman Arena.

San Diego was a 67-53 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Southern Utah. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. San Diego earned a 67-53 victory over Southern Utah on Tuesday, getting 17 points from Johnny Dee at Centrum Arena.

Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Texas-Pan American are 1-1
After playing Nicholls State are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Southern Utah are 1-1
After a win are 2-8

A few Green Wave at Toreros trends to consider:
Tulane is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Tulane is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
San Diego is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Tulane home to Texas-Pan American, Wednesday, December 19
San Diego home to Arizona Christian, Tuesday, December 11