SMU Vs Tulsa: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – January 18, 2023

Written By Staff on January 17, 2023

A pair of struggling teams square off when the SMU Mustangs (6-12, 1-4 AAC) visit the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (4-12, 0-5 AAC) on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET. The Mustangs will look to stop a four-game losing streak against the Golden Hurricane, who have lost six straight. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Mustangs’ (-160 to win on the moneyline) contest with the Golden Hurricane (+131).

The betting insights in what follows reflect odds as of January 18, 2023 at 5:40 PM ET.

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SMU vs Tulsa Betting Odds

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SMU Offense Vs. Tulsa Defense

SMU Offense Stats (Rank) Tulsa Defense
68.1 (279) Points/Gm 75.7 (328)
8.6 (202) Possessions/Game 8.0 (123)
42.1 (304) Field Goal % 46.2 (305)
31.2 (305) 3PT % 30.0 (40)
47.2 (324) Effective FG % 51.8 (270)
50.8 (322) True Shooting % 55.5 (199)

Tulsa Offense Vs. SMU Defense

Tulsa Offense Stats (Rank) SMU Defense
68.4 (264) Points/Gm 72.4 (262)
8.0 (233) Possessions/Game 8.6 (159)
42.8 (269) Field Goal % 42.8 (146)
32.5 (261) 3PT % 34.4 (229)
49.6 (250) Effective FG % 49.1 (147)
52.0 (279) True Shooting % 51.5 (70)

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SMU Betting Insights

  • SMU has put together a 7-10-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Mustangs have been favored by 3 points or more six times this season, and covered the spread in two of those matchups.
  • So far this season, 10 out of SMU’s 18 games have gone over the point total.
  • The Mustangs’ 18 games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 146.5 points eight times.
  • SMU has an average total of 140.5 in its outings this year, 6.0 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Tulsa Betting Insights

  • Tulsa has a record of just 2-13-1 against the spread this season.
  • The Golden Hurricane have been an underdog by 3 points or more 11 times this season, and covered the spread in two of those matchups.
  • In Tulsa’s 16 chances this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total seven times.
  • The Golden Hurricane have combined with their opponent to score more than 146.5 points in six of 16 games this season.
  • The average total for Tulsa’s games this season is 144.1 points, 2.4 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

SMU Key Players

  • Samuell Williamson leads the Mustangs in both rebounds (7.4 per game) and assists (2.7 per game).
  • SMU is led in scoring by Zhuric Phelps’ 17.1 points per game.
  • Zach Nutall connects on 1.9 treys per game to lead the Mustangs.
  • SMU’s blocks leader is Williamson, who collects 1.1 per game. Phelps leads the team averaging 1.9 steals a game.

Tulsa Key Players

  • Sam Griffin outpaced his teammates on the Golden Hurricane scoring front by putting up 15.7 points per game. He adds 2.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game this season.
  • Bryant Selebangue (8.8 rebounds per game) and Anthony Pritchard (3.7 assists per game) are the Tulsa leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • Griffin makes more threes per game than any other member of the Golden Hurricane, cashing in 2.6 treys per game.
  • Tulsa’s Pritchard has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.5 per game and Charles Chukwu is first in blocks with 0.6 per game.
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