Temple Owls vs. Tulane Green Wave: 1/31/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 31, 2021

The Tulane Green Wave (6-5) will look to end a three-game losing streak when they visit the Temple Owls (4-4) on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Liacouras Center as 7-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 12:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s over/under is 131.

Betting Information

Temple vs Tulane Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Temple -7 -110 -110 131 -112 -109 -340 261

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Temple vs Tulane
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Temple (-7) Under (131) Temple 69 Tulane 61

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Total Facts

  • In 50% of their opportunities this year (four of eight chances), the Owls and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s over/under of 131 points.
  • In four of 11 opportunities (36.4%) this season, Tulane and its opponents have combined to score more than 131 points.
  • These two teams average a combined 127.6 points per game, 3.4 less points than the total of 131 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 0.7 more points per game (131.7) than this game’s total of 131 points.
  • The Owls average point total in matchups this year is 132, one point higher than the total in this game.
  • The average total in Green Wave games this season is 3.7 fewer points than the point total of 131 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 64.4 points the Owls average per game are only 0.3 more points than the Green Wave give up (64.1).
  • When Temple totals more than 64.1 points, it is 4-0-1 against the spread and 3-2 overall.
  • Tulane has put together a 3-4 record against the spread and a 2-5 record overall in games when it gives up more than 64.4 points.
  • The Green Wave’s 63.2 points per game are just 4.4 fewer points than the 67.6 the Owls give up to opponents.
  • In games when it scores more than 67.6 points, Tulane is 3-0 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • Temple has an ATS record of 2-2-1 and a 1-4 record overall when its opponents score more than 63.2 points.
  • The Owls have a -26-point scoring differential on the season (-3.2 per game). The Green Wave have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-10 total points, -0.9 per game).

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Temple Betting Information

  • The Owls have been strong against the spread this season, earning a 5-2-1 record.
  • The Owls fare well when favored by at least 7 points, posting a 1-0 record against the spread.
  • The Owls have combined with their opponents to go over the total in 3 of 8 contests this season, a rate of 37.5%

Tulane Betting Information

  • The Green Wave have a 5-6 record against the spread, covering in just 45.5% of their matchups.
  • The Green Wave have not fared well as a 7-point underdog, going 1-2 against the spread when they are at least 7-point underdogs.
  • Tulane and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this year — 3 of 11 (27.3%).

Head to Head

Temple vs Tulane (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/16/2021 Temple -1 131.5 -115 -105 Regular Season 65-57 TEMPLE
2/12/2020 Temple -3 137.5 -160 +130 Regular Season 72-68 TEMPLE
1/11/2020 Temple -9 139.5 -500 +370 Regular Season 65-51 TULANE
3/3/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-69 TEMPLE
2/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-67 TEMPLE

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Temple Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Owls this season is Damian Dunn, who averages 13.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game.
  • J.P. Moorman II leads Temple in rebounding, averaging 7.0 per game, while Jeremiah Williams leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 4.6 in each contest.
  • Brendan Barry leads the Owls in three-point shooting with an average of 2.4 made threes per game.
  • Williams is the Owls leader in steals, averaging 1.3 steals per game, while Nick Jourdain leads them in blocks with 0.8 per contest.

Tulane Leaders

  • Jaylen Forbes is at the top of the Green Wave scoring leaderboard with 14.8 points per game. He also collects 4.5 rebounds and racks up 0.9 assists per game.
  • Tulane’s leader in rebounds is Kevin Cross with 4.6 per game, and its leader in assists is Jordan Walker with 3.5 per game.
  • Forbes makes 2.5 three-pointers per game, the most on the Green Wave.
  • Walker (1.6 steals per game) and Cross (0.9 blocks per game) pace the Green Wave in steals and blocks, respectively.
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