Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Green Wave and Bulls. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Bulls at Yuengling Center in Tampa, FL. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this American Athletic conference game currently have South Florida as the -7.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 156 points.

TULANE GREEN WAVE VS SOUTH FLORIDA BULLS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Tulane Green Wave +7.5

This game will be played at Yuengling Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, March 5th.

WHY BET THE TULANE GREEN WAVE:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Bulls.
  • Even though we have South Florida winning straight-up, we like Tulane at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 156 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Does Tulane Have A Chance at Yuengling Center?

Through 28 games, Tulane has a record of 13-15, including a 4-12 mark in American Athletic Conference games. They are coming off a 79-73 loss to Florida Atlantic, and they have lost six straight games.

On the season, Tulane has gone 3-7 on the road, and they have an average scoring margin of -4.7 points per game away from home. They are 1-11 as the underdog, and they have been the underdog in 12 of their 28 games.

As the underdog this season, Tulane has gone 4-8 vs. the spread. On the road, the Green Wave are 4-6 ATS this year and have gone 2-3 in their last 5 road games vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Tulane is 16-10-1 and today’s line of 156 is just below the average OU line in their games of 157.5. So far, 17 of their games have had higher OU lines than 156 and 16 of their games have finished with more points than that. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 151 points compared to their season average of 162.7 points per game.

Compared to their season average of 82.6 points per game, Tulane struggled in their previous game. Against Florida Atlantic, the Green Wave scored 73 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 43.1%. Kevin Cross is leading the team in scoring at 17.4 points per contest. Sion James has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.6 going into the game.

At present, the Green Wave’s defense is nationally ranked 326th, allowing 80.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.9 threes per game vs. South Florida. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.8%.

Will South Florida Find a Way to Win at Home?

South Florida enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 17 of their 27 games this season. They have a record of 15-2 in those games, and they have gone 15-2 at home this season.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Bulls are a perfect 10-0, and they have a scoring margin of +10.4 points per game at home this season. Overall, they have won 14 straight games, and their record stands at 22-5.

South Florida has been a solid bet this season with an ATS record of 18-6-3. At home, their ATS mark is 13-3-1 and they have gone 8-1-1 in their last 10 games as the favorite. Over their last three home games, the Bulls are 3-0 vs. the spread.

South Florida’s over/under record this season is 9-18 and the average scoring total in their games is 143.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 156 is higher than the average OU line in their games (146.6). So far, 22 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 136 points.

The Bulls’ offense wrapped up their last game with 76 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 75.3 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring was Chris Youngblood with 17 points. Kasean Pryor also added 16 points for the Bulls.

At this time, the Bulls’ defense is positioned 77th in the country, permitting 68.2 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.7 threes per game vs. Tulane. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.7%.