Saturday, November 7, 2015
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The Connecticut Huskies matchup against the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday at Yulman Stadium. The opening line for this game has Connecticut as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
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Connecticut was led in passing last game by Bryant Shirreffs, who finished with 184 yards through the air. He went 12 for 21 on the game, good for a 57% completion percentage. Arkeel Newsome was the rushing leader for the Huskies last game. He carried the ball 25 times for an average of 7 yards per carry and ended with 179 yards. Noel Thomas was the team leader in receiving with a total of 55 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Connecticut totaled 404 yards by way of 65 plays. They rushed the ball 44 times for a total of 220 yards on the game and the Huskies totaled 17 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 7 passing and 3 by penalty.
Tulane was led in passing last game by Jordy Joseph, who finished with 131 yards through the air. He went 10 for 24 on the game, good for a 42% completion percentage. Dontrell Hilliard was the rushing leader for the Green Wave last game. He carried the ball 19 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 97 yards. Teddy Veal was the team leader in receiving with a total of 53 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. Tulane totaled 270 yards by way of 66 plays. They rushed the ball 42 times for a total of 139 yards on the game and the Green Wave totaled 17 first downs by getting 8 rushing, 6 passing and 3 by penalty.
Connecticut is averaging a total of 20.3 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 29 passes per game and completing 17.3 of them for a 59.8 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 217.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Huskies are running for an average of 131.6 yards per game on 37 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. They run 66 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 349 total yards each outing. The Huskies get 18.8 first downs per game and they average 44.1 penalty yards via 5.6 penalties each contest.
Connecticut allows 196.6 passing yards per game and 21.1 points per contest on defense. They give up 18.1 completions on 29.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.5. The Huskies give up 186.6 rushing yards per contest on 38.7 carries for a 4.8 average per carry. Connecticut allows 383.1 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.4 penalties for 54.8 yards per game.
Tulane is accumulating 18 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 32.5 passes per game and complete 17.8 of them for a 54.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 198.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Green Wave run for an average of 106.6 yards per game on 33.8 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry this season. They run 66.3 plays per game and average 4.6 yards per play for an average of 304.9 total yards per game. The Green Wave are averaging 15.8 first downs per outing and accumulate 69.5 penalty yards via 7.4 penalties each game.
Tulane allows an average of 251.5 passing yards and 37.9 points per contest. They give up 18.9 completions on 30.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.1 per game. The Green Wave give up 177.5 rushing yards per game on 43.3 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. Tulane allows 429 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 6.3 penalties for 61.6 yards in each contest.
Connecticut Betting Trends
Connecticut is 2-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Connecticut has an ATS record of 4-5-0 this season
Tulane Betting Trends
Tulane is 4-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Tulane has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/01/15 WR Brian Lemelle Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
10/30/15 DL Cole Ormsby Lower Body out for season
09/16/15 WR Dhameer Bradley Leg out indefinitely
08/29/15 OL Ryan Crozier Leg out for season
11/01/15 OT Arturo Uzdavinis Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
11/01/15 CB Donnie Lewis Stinger "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
11/01/15 CB Richard Allen Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
11/01/15 QB Tanner Lee Finger "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
10/23/15 DT Eldrick Washington Ankle out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Connecticut
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