Tulane vs. Temple Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, March 5, 2023

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Tulane vs. Temple Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, March 5, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The Temple Owls (16-14, 10-7 AAC) visit the Tulane Green Wave (18-10, 11-6 AAC) after losing three straight road games. The Green Wave are favored by 5.5 points in the matchup, which starts at 2:00 PM ET on Sunday, March 5, 2023. The over/under is 150.5 for the matchup.

Tulane vs. Temple Odds

  • Tulane odds to win: -233
  • Temple odds to win: +191
  • Spread: Tulane (-5.5)
  • Total: 150.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, March 5, 2023
  • Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Venue: Devlin Fieldhouse

Who Will Win Tulane vs. Temple?

Tulane and Temple Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season it was favored by 5.5 points or more, Tulane has a 4-10 record against the spread.

In games it has played as at least a 5.5-point underdog this year, Temple is 4-1-2 against the spread.

The two teams average a combined 0.1 fewer points per game (150.4) than this matchup’s total of 150.5 points.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 4.8 fewer points per game (145.7) than this matchup’s over/under of 150.5 points.

The average total Tulane has had in its matchups this season is 6.6 more points than this particular game’s point total.

Owls games this year have averaged a total of 139 points, 11.5 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

So far this season, the Green Wave have put together a 12-16-0 record against the spread.

The Owls are 16-11-3 ATS this year.

Tulane Stats & Insights

Tulane outscores opponents by 4.3 points per game (scoring 80.7 per game to rank 17th in college basketball while giving up 76.4 per contest to rank 335th in college basketball) and has a +119 scoring differential overall.

Tulane loses the rebound battle by 7.5 boards on average. it collects 29.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 298th in college basketball, while its opponents grab 37 per outing.

The Green Wave knock down 7.8 three-pointers per game (131st in college basketball), 1.7 fewer than their opponents (9.5). They are shooting 33.7% from beyond the arc (211th in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 35.5%.

Tulane ranks 67th in college basketball with 98.1 points scored per 100 possessions, and 224th in college basketball defensively with 93 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Green Wave put up 83.6 points per game when playing at home, compared to 81.8 points per game in away games, a difference of 1.8 points per contest.

Temple Stats & Insights

Temple has a +11 scoring differential, putting up 69.7 points per game (226th in college basketball) and allowing 69.3 (150th in college basketball).

The 31.8 rebounds per game Temple accumulates rank 174th in the nation. Their opponents collect 31.2.

Temple knocks down 8 three-pointers per game (108th in college basketball), 1.6 more than its opponents. It shoots 33.5% from beyond the arc (223rd in college basketball), and its opponents are shooting 32.7%.

Temple averages 91.3 points per 100 possessions on offense (244th in college basketball), and concedes 90.8 points per 100 possessions (159th in college basketball).

At home the Owls are scoring 72 points per game, 4.2 more than they are averaging away (67.8).

Tulane Key Players to Watch

The Green Wave leader in points and assists is Jalen Cook, who scores 20.3 points per game along with five assists.

Kevin Cross leads Tulane in rebounding, pulling down 6.3 rebounds per game while also scoring 14.6 points a contest.

The Green Wave get the most three-point shooting production out of Jaylen Forbes, who makes 2.9 threes per game.

Sion James is Tulane’s leader in steals, averaging 2.1 steals per game, while Tylan Pope leads them in blocks with 1.3 per contest.

Temple Key Players to Watch

Khalif Battle averages 18 points per game to be the top scorer for the Owls.

Zach Hicks puts up a stat line of 5.1 rebounds, 9.4 points and 1.6 assists per game for Temple to take the top rebound spot on the team. Hysier Miller holds the top spot for assists with 3.6 per game, adding 8.8 points and three rebounds per matchup.

Battle is the top shooter from distance for the Owls, hitting 2.9 threes per game.

Temple’s leader in steals is Miller with 1.2 per game, and its leader in blocks is Nick Jourdain with 1.1 per game.

Tulane vs. Temple Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Temple (+5.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (150.5)

  • Prediction:
    Tulane 76, Temple 72
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