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East Carolina Pirates vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane Preview

Tulsa Golden HurricaneEast Carolina Pirates
Jan 14, 1:00 PM | Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs East Carolina Pirates Odds


Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the East Carolina Pirates try to run the Golden Hurricane off the court at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum in college hoops action.

The Pirates currently sports a 9-6 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-3 ATS. The Golden Hurricane are 8-9 and 6-7 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pirates produce a 3-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Golden Hurricane have gone 8-5 against the number.

View Tulsa vs East Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Tulsa before tip-off in this one will find them as 2-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Pirates at No. 13 and the Golden Hurricane at No. 141 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 76-68 result in favor of the Pirates.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature East Carolina's No. 47-rated squad against Tulsa's No. 88-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, East Carolina rates No. 91 in the country with 7.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 239 nationally with 5.5 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tulsa owns the country's No. 23-rated mark, allowing 60.7 points per game on the highway. East Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 127 in scoring at home.

Tulsa was a 59-48 winner in their most recent outing at home against Texas El Paso. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Tulsa earned a 59-48 victory over Texas El Paso on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Kodi Maduka at Reynolds Center.

In their last action, East Carolina was an 81-63 loser at home against Central Florida. They failed to cover the 1–point spread as favorites. The Pirates endured an 81-63 loss at the hands of the Knights on Saturday, despite a 21-point effort from Miguel Paul at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tulane are 5-4
After playing Texas El Paso are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

East Carolina Pirates Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Texas El Paso are 1-5
After playing Central Florida are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Golden Hurricane at Pirates trends to consider:
East Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of East Carolina's last 8 games when playing Tulsa
East Carolina is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
East Carolina is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Tulsa

Next up:
Tulsa home to Tulane, Wednesday, January 18
East Carolina at Texas El Paso, Wednesday, January 18