Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Temple Owls 2/16/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 16, 2021

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (9-9) will look to end a three-game losing streak when they host the Temple Owls (4-8) at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 as 3.5-point favorites. The Owls have lost four games in a row. The matchup has a point total of 129.

Betting Information

Tulsa vs Temple Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Tulsa -3.5 -113 -109 129 -109 -113 -175 143

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Tulsa vs Temple
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Tulsa (-3.5) Over (129) Tulsa 69 Temple 62

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Total Facts

  • In 55.6% of their games this season (10 of 18 chances), the Golden Hurricane and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s point total of 129 points.
  • Temple and its opponents have added up to score at least 129 points in 58.3% of their games this year (seven of 12 opportunities).
  • These teams average a combined 130.5 points per game, 1.5 more points than the total of 129 set for this game.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 132.6 points per game, 3.6 more than the over/under for this game.
  • The average point total in Golden Hurricane games this season is 0.7 more points than the over/under of 129 in this matchup.
  • The average over/under in Owls games this year is 4.4 more points than the point total of 129 for this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Golden Hurricane put up just 2.9 fewer points per game (65.9) than the Owls allow (68.8).
  • Tulsa is 5-0 overall and 4-0 against the spread when scoring more than 68.8 points.
  • Temple is 4-3-1 against the spread and 1-7 overall when allowing more than 65.9 points.
  • The Owls’ 64.6 points per game are only 0.8 more points than the 63.8 the Golden Hurricane allow.
  • Temple has put together a 6-0-1 ATS record and a 3-5 overall record in games it scores more than 63.8 points.
  • Tulsa is 3-7 against the spread and 2-8 overall when it gives up more than 64.6 points.
  • The Golden Hurricane have scored a total of 37 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 2.1 per game), while the Owls have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 51 total points, -4.2 per game).

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Tulsa Betting Information

  • Against the spread, Tulsa has been strong this season, posting a 9-8 record.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Golden Hurricane have put together a 2-2 record ATS.
  • The Golden Hurricane have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 8 of 17 games (47.1%).

Temple Betting Information

  • The Owls have a 7-4-1 record against the spread, covering in 58.3% of their outings.
  • When they are at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Owls have gone 1-1 against the spread.
  • Temple has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 41.7% of matchups this season (5 out of 12 contests).

Head to Head

Tulsa vs Temple (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/26/2021 Tulsa -1.5 128 -125 +103 Regular Season 76-67 TEMPLE
3/4/2020 Temple -2.5 128.5 -147 +119 Regular Season 61-51 TULSA
1/3/2020 Temple -2.5 138 -144 +120 Regular Season 70-44 TULSA
2/23/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 84-73 TEMPLE
2/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-58 TULSA

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Tulsa Leaders

  • The Golden Hurricane leader in points and rebounds is Brandon Rachal, who scores 14.5 points and grabs 6.8 rebounds per game.
  • Elijah Joiner leads Tulsa in assists, averaging 3.4 per game while also scoring 10.4 points per contest.
  • Austin Richie connects on more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Golden Hurricane, knocking down shots from deep at a clip of 1.6 per game.
  • Darien Jackson and Rachal lead Tulsa on the defensive end, with Jackson leading the team in steals averaging 1.4 per game and Rachal in blocks averaging 0.8 per contest.

Temple Leaders

  • Damian Dunn is the top scorer for the Owls with 13.6 points per game. He also adds 4.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game to his statistics.
  • The Owls’ leader in rebounds is Jake Forrester with 6.4 per outing, and their leader in assists is Jeremiah Williams with 4.4 per game.
  • Brendan Barry’s 1.9 made threes per game lead the Owls.
  • Temple’s leader in steals is Williams (1.3 per game), and its leader in blocks is De’Vondre Perry (0.6 per game).
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