Tulane vs. SMU Prediction
SMU is hot at the betting window, but will the Mustangs cover the spread tonight against Tulane at 9:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Mustangs are 24-point home favorites versus the Green Wave after opening as a 26-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 138.5 and has been bet down to 136.
TULANE KEY TRENDS: The Green Wave are 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games and have covered in four of their last five games as a road underdog. They’re also 11-4-1 at the betting window in their last 16 games following a double-digit loss at home.
SMU KEY TRENDS: The Mustangs are 19-6-1 against the spread in their last 26 games overall and have covered in 13 of their last 16 home games. They’re also 18-4 against the number in their last 22 games coming off a win and are 20-5-1 against the spread in their last 26 games as a favorite.
OUR PREDICTION: SMU has earned 11.6 ATS units on the year, which ranks behind only Gonzaga’s 13.6. They have covered in 15 of their last 21 conference games (with one push) and are 6-0-1 against the number in their last seven games coming off an ATS win. The home team, meanwhile, is 7-2-1 against the spread in the last 10 meetings between these two teams while the Green Wave are 0-5 against the number in their last five road games versus the Mustangs and are 0-3-1 against the spread in their last four games versus SMU overall.
WEDNESDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: SMU MUSTANGS -24