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Tulane Green Wave vs Texas El Paso Miners Preview

Texas El Paso MinersTulane Green Wave
Jan 21, 8:00 PM | Fogelman Arena

Texas El Paso Miners vs Tulane Green Wave Odds


Fogelman Arena will host Green Wave vs. Miners action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

The Green Wave sport records of 12-6 and 5-6 ATS heading into this battle, while the Miners have 10-9 and 10-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-9 for the Green Wave and 7-8 for the Miners.

View Texas El Paso vs Tulane Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Miners listed as 2-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Green Wave rated this week at No. 98 and the Miners sitting at No. 222. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 73-64 result in favor of the Green Wave.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tulane's No. 224-ranked offense, averaging 66.1 PPG, against a Miners defense that ranks No. 67 at 62.4 PPG. The Green Wave field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Miners marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.7% per game.

Defensively, Texas El Paso features the nation's No. 140-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.4 points per game. Tulane, meanwhile, comes in at No. 177 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Texas El Paso was a 70-56 winner at home against East Carolina. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Texas El Paso earned a 70-56 victory over East Carolina on Wednesday, getting 17 points from John Bohannon at Haskins Center.

Tulane was a 60-56 loser in its last match on the road against Tulsa. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Ricky Tarrant scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Green Wave to a win (they lost 60-56 to Tulsa at Reynolds Center on Wednesday).

Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing East Carolina are 3-3
After a win are 3-7

Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Southern Methodist are 5-4
After playing Tulsa are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Miners at Green Wave trends to consider:
Texas El Paso is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Tulane is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
Tulane is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
Tulane is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas El Paso
Tulane is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Texas El Paso at Houston, Saturday, January 28
Tulane home to Southern Methodist, Wednesday, January 25