Check out our free Cincinnati vs Tulane pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in New Orleans. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Cincinnati vs Tulane Pick & Preview: Tuesday, February 7th Betting Odds
Bearcats vs Green Wave Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Cincinnati Bearcats at Tulane Green Wave
- Where: New Orleans at Devlin Fieldhouse
- Date: Tuesday, February 7th
- Betting Odds: Cincinnati +1.5, CIN +102 | TULANE -124 O/U 153.5
Cincinnati will take the floor against the Green Wave with an overall record of 16-8. So far, the Bearcats have played 6 games on the road, with a record of 3-3. For the season, Cincinnati has been the underdog in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 0-5. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Bearcats being +1.5 point underdogs.
Cincinnati will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Landers Nolley II who is averaging 15.79 points per game for the Bearcats. II is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Bearcats’ offensive game plan is the play of David DeJuilius who has hit 45.0% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.54 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Cincinnati this season, as they are currently ranked 254th in college basketball at 69.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bearcats’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.5%, placing them 388th in the NCAA.
Green Wave Preview:
Heading into today’s matchup vs Cincinnati, the Tulane Green Wave will be taking the floor for the 23rd time this season and have an overall record of 15-7. Currently, the Green Wave have been the home team 13 times, sitting with a record of 9-4. The Green Wave’s are sitting with a betting line that is -1.5 points in their favor. For the season, Tulane has been favored to win in 17 games, sitting with a mark of 11-6.
Tulane will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Jaylen Forbes who is averaging 18.73 points per game for the Green Wave. Forbes is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Green Wave’s offensive game plan is the play of Jalen Cook who has hit 42.9% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 19.12 points per game.
On offense, Tulane comes into the game looking to control the pace of play, as they are just 392nd in possessions per game. Even with their preference to slow the game down, the Green Wave’s are scoring at a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.1 points per game. So far, 38.63% of their shots have come from beyond the arc, where they have connected at a rate of 36.4%.
Free Spread Prediction: Tulane Green Wave -1.5
If you are eying this matchup between Cincinnati Bearcats and Tulane Green Wave as a candidate to place a bet, we have done the work for you and our model recommends taking Tulane to cover the spread as -1.5 favorites on the road. Although both team’s are going to look to get up shots from outside, we see Tulane shooting well enough to keep the Bearcats at bay. Before tip-off, lock in a bet on the Green Wave’s to win the game and cover the spread.