The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (5-23, 1-17 AAC) travel to face the South Florida Bulls (13-16, 7-10 AAC) after dropping 11 road games in a row. It begins at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
The Bulls face the Golden Hurricane in a game that South Florida is currently a substantial favorite by 14 points. The matchup has a point total of 144.5.
South Florida vs. Tulsa Odds
Point Spread for South Florida vs. Tulsa
The spread for this matchup is set at 14 points, with sportsbooks listing South Florida as the favorite.
South Florida vs. Tulsa Moneyline
As for the moneyline, South Florida has -1351 odds to pick up the win, while Tulsa is listed at +775 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 144.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Tampa, Florida
- Arena: Yuengling Center
South Florida vs. Tulsa Betting Trends
South Florida is 16-11-2 against the spread this season. The Bulls have come away with eight wins in the 13 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. South Florida’s games this year have eclipsed the over/under 75% of the time (21 out of 28 games with a set point total).
Tulsa has five wins against the spread in 28 games this year. The Golden Hurricane have put together a 2-21 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 8.7% of those games). Tulsa’s games this season have gone over the total in 15 of 28 opportunities (53.6%).
South Florida vs. Tulsa Key Players to Watch
Russel Tchewa leads his squad in rebounds per game (8.6), and also puts up 11.4 points and 0.9 assists. Defensively, he puts up 0.6 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Selton Miguel posts 10.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest, shooting 41.4% from the field and 34% from downtown with 1.2 made 3-pointers per game. Sam Hines Jr. posts 6.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest, shooting 48.4% from the field.
Bryant Selebangue is No. 1 on the Golden Hurricane in rebounding (9.3 per game), and puts up 12.1 points and 0.9 assists. He also puts up 0.8 steals and 0.5 blocked shots. Sam Griffin paces the Golden Hurricane in scoring (15.2 points per game), and averages 2.6 rebounds and 2 assists. He also puts up 0.7 steals and 0 blocked shots. Tim Dalger gets the Golden Hurricane 9.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest. He also posts 0.4 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. The Golden Hurricane get 9.6 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game from Brandon Betson.
What you need to know about the South Florida Bulls
South Florida has won eight games against the spread in conference action this season, while failing to cover or pushing eight times. The Bulls are putting up 73.2 points per game (146th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while ceding 72.6 points per contest (254th-ranked). With 33.6 boards per game, South Florida ranks 74th in the nation. It allows 30.3 rebounds per contest, which ranks 129th in college basketball.
When playing at home, the Bulls are scoring 6.2 fewer points per game (71.2) than they are when playing on the road (77.4). With 7.4 threes per game, South Florida ranks 185th in the country. It sports a 34.4% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 178th in college basketball. With 7.6 threes conceded per game, the Bulls are 230th in college basketball. They are giving up a 34.7% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 241st in college basketball.
The Bulls have a 5-3-2 record against the spread while going 5-5 overall over their past 10 games. In its past 10 contests, South Florida has gone over the total seven times. South Florida has been scoring 77.3 points per game in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly higher than the 73.2 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign. The last 10 games have seen South Florida concede 4.8 more points per game (77.4) than its season-long average (72.6).
What you need to know about the Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Tulsa and its opponents have combined to hit the over 11 out of 17 times this season in AAC action. The Golden Hurricane are 326th in the country in points scored (65.7 per game) and 11th-worst in points allowed (77.5). Tulsa is 317th in the nation in rebounds per game (29) and 0-worst in rebounds allowed (35.9).
The Golden Hurricane are scoring more points at home (68.5 per game) than away (61). Beyond the arc, Tulsa is 176th in the country in 3-pointers made per game (7.5). It is 25th-worst in 3-point percentage at 30.9%. The Golden Hurricane give up 7.6 3-pointers per game and concede 31.6% from beyond the arc, ranking 230th and 58th, respectively, in the country.
The Golden Hurricane have one win against the spread, and are 0-10 overall, over their last 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Tulsa has gone over the total four times. Tulsa is posting 58.9 points per game in its previous 10 games, which is 6.8 fewer points than its average for the season (65.7). In their last 10 games, the Golden Hurricane are giving up 80.1 points per contest, 2.6 more points than their season average (77.5).
South Florida vs. Tulsa Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this matchup is South Florida, and we expect that Tulsa will cover the spread (South Florida -14). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 144.5 points.
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