Planning on watching today’s Green Wave and Owls game? Catch the action at FAU Arena in Boca Raton, FL, as the Owls hosts this showdown at 12:00 ET on ESPNU. The over/under for this game is set at 164 points, and Florida Atlantic is favored by -14.5 vs. Tulane in a American Athletic conference matchup.

TULANE GREEN WAVE VS FLORIDA ATLANTIC OWLS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Tulane Green Wave +14.5

This game will be played at FAU Arena at 12:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE TULANE GREEN WAVE:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-71 in favor of the Owls.
  • Even though we have Florida Atlantic winning straight-up, we like Tulane at +14.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 164 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Green Wave Find a Way to Win in Boca Raton?

Heading into tonight’s game, Tulane has a record of 13-14, including a 4-11 mark in American Athletic Conference play. They have lost five straight games, and they are 3-6 on the road this season.

As the underdog, the Green Wave are 1-10 this season, and they are 0-5 in their last five road games. Their average scoring margin on the road this season is -4.6 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Tulane has gone 3-8 vs. the spread. On the road, the Green Wave’s ATS mark is 3-6, and they are 1-4 ATS in their last five road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Tulane’s ATS record is 3-7.

On the season, the over/under record in Tulane games is 16-9-1 with an average of 163.2 points per game compared to an average over/under line of 157.2. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average of 149 points per game.

In their latest game, Tulane offense put up 76 points against North Texas. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 46.9% and made 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Kevin Cross with 17 points. Sion James also added 17 points for the Green Wave.

Looking at the Tulane defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 80.0 points per game (324th). In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Tulane’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.8% this season.

Will the Owls Defense Show Up at Home?

Florida Atlantic comes into this game with a record of 21-7 and they are 11-4 in American Athletic Conference play. At home, the Owls have been dominant, going 13-1 with an average scoring margin of +15.1 points per game. They have won 12 straight games at home.

Overall, Florida Atlantic has been favored in 26 of their 28 games, going 19-7 in those games. Their average scoring margin at home is +15.1 compared to +5.1 on the road. They have lost two straight games on the road.

Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 13-15 this season and they are 8-6 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Owls have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 164 is higher than the average over/under line in Florida Atlantic games this season (150.3). So far, 18 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s over/under line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 159 points compared to their season average of 155.8 points per game.

The Florida Atlantic offense is coming off a game in which they scored 74 points vs. Memphis. Overall their field goal percentage was 43.8% while connecting on 7 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Johnell Davis, who holds an average of 18.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Vladislav Goldin is averaging 14.9 points per game this season.

On defense, Florida Atlantic is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 72.9 points per game. Against Memphis in their most recent game, the Florida Atlantic defense gave up a total of 78 points while allowing Memphis to hit 43% of their shots.