The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (7-2) go head-to-head against the Boise State Broncos (5-3) at the Donald Reynolds Center. The game gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.
Boise State Broncos vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane ATS Prediction
The Broncos come in on a high note after beating the Colorado State Rams in their last game, 75-64. The Broncos made 11 of their 12 free throws (91.7 percent) and held the Rams to an effective field goal percentage of 0.468 (below their season average of 0.535). Boise State was lifted by Derrick Alston Jr., who had 20 points and 11 rebounds.
The last time the Golden Hurricane played, they lost a close one to the Arkansas State Red Wolves, 66-63. Making free throws was one of Arkansas State’s largest strengths. They were 14-17 (82.4 percent), while the Golden Hurricane were 8-11 (72.7 percent). With 17 points on 6-for-8 shooting, Brandon Rachal was the top scorer from either team.
Half-court execution will be critical when two of the NCAA’s slowest-paced teams go head-to-head. Tulsa ranks 286th in possessions per game (68.8) and Boise State is 258th (68.0) since last season.
Boise State Broncos at Tulsa Golden Hurricane Free Pick
Pick: ATS Winner – Tulsa, O/U – Over
Tulsa ranks 84th in rebounds per game (35.5) while Boise State ranks 256th (31.7).
The Broncos rank 17th in steals allowed per game (5.0) while the Golden Hurricane rank 181st (6.9).
Boise State ranks 137th in three pointers attempted per game (22.2) while Tulsa ranks 252nd (19.8).
The Golden Hurricane rank 42nd in assists allowed per game (13.2) while the Broncos rank 131st (12.8).
Boise State ranks 40th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while Tulsa ranks 96th (3.1).