Florida Atlantic Owls (11-4) vs. Tulane Green Wave (10-4)
Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Tulane Green Wave 1/11/24 – As the NCAA Men’s Basketball season heats up, a thrilling matchup is on the horizon with the Florida Atlantic Owls facing off against the Tulane Green Wave on Thursday. Both teams have had a formidable season so far, with the Owls boasting an 11-4 record and the Green Wave closely trailing at 10-4. This game, taking place at the historic Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse and broadcasted on ESP2, is a must-watch for any college basketball enthusiast. Fans and bettors alike are eagerly seeking top free NCAAB predictions for this high-stakes clash.
Analyzing the Owls’ season, their strength lies in their offensive capabilities. Averaging 81.9 points per game with a 49.6% field goal percentage and 8.3 three-point attempts made per game on average, their shooting efficiency stands out. Unfortunately, their defense doesn’t quite match their offensive prowess, evidenced by mixed performance against spread in recent games; consistency will be essential if they aim to topple Tulane.
Tulane Green Wave have shown even greater scoring prowess, averaging an astounding 86.4 point average per game. Their defense is highlighted by an average of 10.10 steals and 4.17 blocks per contest; these statistics make Tulane a formidable foe. Although their 3-point field goal percentage may be slightly lower than that of the Owls’ overall field goal percentage is greater. In addition, like their opponent the Owls, Tulane has had mixed success against spread wagering, possibly suggesting an area for exploitation.
Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Tulane Green Wave 1/11/24 Game Info
|Thursday, January 11, 2024, at 7:00 PM ET
|Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse
Johnell Davis (Guard) vs. Kevin Cross (Forward)
Johnell Davis has been an integral component of Florida Atlantic Owls success, contributing an average 16.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game while showing a remarkable three-point shooting accuracy rate from three. However, his turnover rate of 2.6 could prove troublesome against Tulane which prides themselves on steals.
Tulane’s key player Kevin Cross brings his own set of strengths to the court. Averaging 16.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, his physical presence cannot be ignored. His higher field goal percentage suggests an efficient scoring style while his slightly lower three-point shooting percentage could limit his reach against the Owls.
Davis and Cross will face off in a test of agility versus strength on the court, pitting their speed and shooting prowess against his defensive capabilities, while Cross’s rebounding and inside scoring may test Owls defense.
NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
Betting odds have yet to be set for this game; however, given both teams’ performance it should be an exciting contest. Bettors should keep a close eye on the spread in order to determine which team the oddsmakers favor.
Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
The Owls have displayed an even, balanced performance in recent games, posting a 3-2 record. Unfortunately, their record against the spread has been inconsistent – particularly on road games – requiring bettors to carefully consider their chances when betting away from home.
Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
Tulane’s recent betting trends showcase their strong offensive game. Notably, their home games represent significant victories when covering the spread; this could give Tulane an advantage against Temple but their road performances leave room for improvement and vulnerabilities to take into consideration.
Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Tulane Green Wave 1/11/24 Betting Picks
Considering the analysis and betting trends, this game is set to be a high-scoring affair with both teams having potent offenses. The key will lie in defensive strategies and how well each team can exploit the other’s weaknesses. The game could go either way, making it a challenging but exciting pick for bettors.
In conclusion, while both teams have their strengths, Tulane’s robust scoring and home-court advantage might give them the edge in this matchup. Prop bets on individual player performances, especially on key players like Davis and Cross, could be lucrative. The over/under is also worth considering, given both teams’ high scoring averages. Handicapper’s favorite picks lean slightly towards Tulane, mainly due to their impressive home record.
Free Pick and Prediction: Tulane Green Wave 78,Florida Atlantic Owls 74