Connecticut at Tulane Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/6/2014
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Yulman Stadium in New Orleans
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The Connecticut Huskies (1-4) and the Tulane Green Wave (1-4) will both be trying to snap their losing streaks when they face each other on Saturday.
In their last game, Connecticut gave up 29 second-half points to Temple and ended up losing 36-10 at home. Their defense only gave up 272 total yards in that game, but their offense turned the ball over three times.
The Huskies have only been able to score 14.8 points per game this year, which is one of the worst scoring rates in the nation. Their best overall player this season has been wide receiver Geremy Davis, who has 25 catches through five games for 368 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Max DeLorenzo has only averaged 3.4 yards per carry and he has zero touchdowns.
Tulane lost their second game in a row two weeks ago when they were defeated 31-6 by Rutgers on the road. The Green Wave only had 152 passing yards in that loss and they were just 3-for-15 on third down opportunities.
Tulane has only scored 21.2 points per game this season while their defense has given up 34.8 points per game. Freshman running back Sherman Badie has averaged 7.6 yards per carry this season and he has 457 yards with three touchdowns. Quarterback Tanner Lee has only completed 49.3 percent of his passes this year and he has thrown nine interceptions.
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
Connecticut Huskies are 0-5-0 Against the Spread
Connecticut Huskies are 1-3-0 against the Over/Under
Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
Tulane Green Wave are 1-4-0 Against the Spread
Tulane Green Wave are 4-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/05/14 DB Obi Melifonwu Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
09/29/14 OL Dalton Gifford Leg out indefinitely
09/29/14 DB Ellis Marder Lower Body out indefinitely
09/15/14 DL Angelo Pruitt Leg out for season
09/15/14 OL Bryan Paull Upper Body out for season
09/08/14 QB Casey Cochran Concussion out for season
Tulane Green Wave
10/05/14 LS Michael Lizanich Quad "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
10/05/14 QB Tanner Lee Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
09/18/14 WR Devin Boutte Personal out indefinitely
08/28/14 DL Eric Bell Suspension out indefinitely
08/26/14 RB Rob Kelley Academics out indefinitely
08/23/14 WR Marc Edwards Appendix out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Uconn
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