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Temple vs Tulsa Pick & Preview: Tuesday, January 10th Betting Odds

Owls vs Golden Hurricane Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Temple Owls at Tulsa Golden Hurricane
  • Where: Tulsa at Reynolds Center
  • Date: Tuesday, January 10th
  • Betting Odds: Temple -3.5, TEMPL -175 | TULSA +140 O/U 142.0

Owls Preview:

Temple will take the floor against the Golden Hurricane with an overall record of 9-8. On the road, the Owls will be playing their 5th game of the season, having gone 3-2. So far, the Owls have been favored 10 times, going 4-6 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Temple as -3.5 point favorites.

Temple will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Khalif Battle who is averaging 18.35 points per game for the Owls. Battle 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 Owls’ offensive game plan is the play of Damian Dunn who has hit 43.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.5 points per game.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for Temple this season, as they are currently ranked 341st in college basketball at 66.8 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 Owls’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.1%, placing them 413th in the NCAA.

Golden Hurricane Preview:

Tulsa will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Temple in order to snap their current 4 game losing streak. So far this season, Tulsa has played 9 games at home, sitting with a record of 4-5. For the season, Tulsa has been the underdog in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 1-9. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Golden Hurricane being +3.5 point underdogs.

Tulsa will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Sam Griffin who is averaging 15.0 points per game for the Golden Hurricane. Griffin 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 Golden Hurricane’s offensive game plan is the play of Bryant Selebangue who has hit 66.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.5 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Tulsa this season, as they are currently ranked 316th in college basketball at 67.4 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 Golden Hurricane’s 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.2%, placing them 239th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Temple Owls -3.5

Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Temple Owls to pick up the win and cover the spread as -3.5 point betting favorites. Although Temple as a team is just 427th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Golden Hurricane’s defense. At -3.5 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Owls to come out on top and cover.

 


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