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Tulane Green Wave vs Connecticut Huskies 03/12/2020 Odds, Picks and NCAAB Spread
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Tulane Green Wave vs Connecticut Huskies 03/12/2020 – The Connecticut Huskies are opening up the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament facing the Tulane Green Wave this Thursday, March 12. The winner of the match will be facing the Wichita State Shockers next in the quarter-finals. This game will happen at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. ESPNU owns the television rights to this game and they will air it live at 3:00 PM Eastern Time. SofaScore is another way for basketball fans to catch the game via online live streaming. Having the higher seed in this game, Basketball Betting Tips Over Under sees the Huskies winning over the Green Wave and advancing to the next round.
Tulane Green Wave vs Connecticut Huskies 03/12/2020
Tulane Green Wave
The Tulane Green Wave finished at the bottom of the American Athletic Conference with a record of 4-14. Overall in the NCAA season, they finished with a record of 12-18. Hightower has been their best offensive player with 15.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.5 assist and 1.5 steals. Thompson is another player to watch as he gives the Green Wave 14.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.9 steals. KJ Lawson is another player to look out for as this guard does 13.1 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists a night.
Players to watch: T. Hightower G (30 GP 34.2 MIN 15.9 PTS 4.6 REB 2.4 AST 1.5 STL 0.1 BLK 2.8 TO 41.2 FG% 75.8 FT% 29.6 3PT%), C. Thompson G (30 GP 33.7 MIN 14.1 PTS 6.3 REB 2.8 AST 1.9 STL 0.5 BLK 1.7 TO 44.7 FG% 68.9 FT% 27.2 3PT%), K.J. Lawson G (29 GP 36.2 MIN 13.1 PTS 5.5 REB 2.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 40.4 FG% 70.5 FT% 36.4 3PT%).
The Connecticut Huskies are in the middle of the American Athletic Conference as they clinched the fight overall finish in their division with a record of 10-8. They had a good share of wins as well in the overall standings as they finished the season with a record of 19-12. Vital is the team’s best player with 16.4 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 2.6 steals while Bouknight helps out with 13 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. Gilbert has been the x-factor for most games and much is expected for him to be more consistent in March Madness as he averages 8.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, 3.8 assists, and 1.1 steals.
Players to watch: C. Vital G (31 GP 32.2 MIN 16.4 PTS 6.3 REB 2.6 AST 2.5 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 39.8 FG% 89.9 FT% 34.6 3PT%), J. Bouknight G (28 GP 25.9 MIN 13 PTS 4.1 REB 1.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 46.2 FG% 82.2 FT% 34.7 3PT%), A. Gilbert G (30 GP 27.2 MIN 8.5 PTS 2.6 REB 3.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.3 TO 34.6 FG% 67.1 FT% 31.8 3PT%).
Tulane Green Wave vs Connecticut Huskies Betting Predictions
Tulane Green Wave
Tulane is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Connecticut’s last 6 games.
Tulane Green Wave vs Connecticut Huskies Betting Picks
It is seen by Best Sports Book that the Huskies are the much-favored team to advance in this matchup against the Tulane Green Wave. The Huskies are set to overwhelm this team and will try to rest their starters early for a tight battle against Wichita State in the next round.
Moneyline: It is -550 on the ML for the Huskies for this game while the Green Wave are given the +400 if they pull an upset win.
Spread: The ATS between both teams for this game is 9 points with the Green Wave at +9 while the Huskies are owning -9.
Total: 140.5 is the predicted total for both teams to reach with the Huskies the team going under and the Green Wave are under.
Score Prediction: 75-65, Connecticut Huskies.