Planning on watching today’s Mean Green and Green Wave game? Catch the action at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans, LA, as the Green Wave hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. North Texas come into this American Athletic conference matchup as the -2 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 138.5 points.

NORTH TEXAS MEAN GREEN VS TULANE GREEN WAVE BETTING PICK

The Pick: Tulane Green Wave +2

This game will be played at Devlin Fieldhouse at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 28th.

WHY BET THE TULANE GREEN WAVE:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-67 in favor of the Green Wave.
  • Not only will Tulane pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Does North Texas Stand a Chance on the Road?

North Texas will look to snap their two-game losing streak when they take on Tulane as two-point favorites. So far this season, the Mean Green are 11-4 when favored and 1-8 when they are the underdog.

On the road, North Texas has gone 4-6 this season, and they have gone 1-4 in their last five games away from home. So far, they have an average scoring margin of +1.6 points per game on the road.

North Texas has an overall ATS record of 14-10 this season. In games where they have been favored, the Mean Green have gone 9-6 vs. the spread. On the road, North Texas has a mark of 6-4 ATS this year, and over their last 10 road games, they are 6-4 vs. the spread.

North Texas’ over/under record for the season is 11-12-1, and today’s line of 138.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (129.1). So far, 19 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average of 133 points scored in those games.

The North Texas offense is coming off a game in which they scored 62 points vs. UTSA. Overall their field goal percentage was 38.6% while connecting on 5 threes. Jason Edwards led the scoring for the Mean Green, contributing 15 points. Additionally, C.J. Noland chipped in with 12 points.

Coming into today’s game, the North Texas defense is giving up an average of 61.2 points per contest. So far, the North Texas defense is giving up an average of 9.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.6 times per game (464th).

Will the Green Wave Exceed Expectations at Home?

Through 26 games this season, Tulane has gone 13-13, including a 4-10 record in American Athletic Conference play. At home, the Green Wave are 9-7 this season, compared to 3-6 on the road.

After losing their last game to UAB by a score of 78-67, Tulane has lost four straight games. Over their last 10 games at home, the Green Wave have gone 5-5.

As the underdog this season, Tulane’s ATS record is 3-7 and their overall ATS record is 10-15. At home, their ATS mark is 7-9. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Green Wave have gone 3-7 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Tulane games is 15-9-1 with an average of 163.4 points scored per game compared to an average over/under line of 158. Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than any over/under line in their games this year, but in their last three games, the average scoring total is 153 points. Over their last 10 games, the OU record for Tulane is 4-5-1.

Coming off their recent game, the Tulane offense tallied 67 points in a matchup against UAB. Their field goal percentage for the game was 42.1%, and they made 8 threes. The top scorer for the Green Wave was Kevin Cross with 18 points, while Sion James also chipped in with 13 points.

At this time, the Green Wave’s defense is positioned 318th in the country, permitting 80.0 points per game. Against UAB in their most recent game, the Tulane defense gave up a total of 78 points while allowing UAB to hit 42% of their shots.