Saturday, October 31, 2015
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
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The Tulane Green Wave face the Memphis Tigers on Saturday at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 27.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 68.
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Tulane was led in passing last game by Tanner Lee, who finished with 205 yards through the air. He went 22 for 31 on the game, good for a 71% completion percentage. Dontrell Hilliard led the Green Wave in rushing with 51 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 9 rushing attempts for the game. Teddy Veal led the team in receiving. He had a total of 59 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 10 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Tulane had 386 total yards on 65 plays. They gained 2 rushing first downs, 18 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Green Wave rushed for 123 yards by way of 27 carries.
Memphis was led in passing last game by Paxton Lynch, who finished with 447 yards through the air. He went 32 for 44 on the game, good for a 73% completion percentage. Doroland Dorceus led the Tigers in rushing with 138 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 32 rushing attempts for the game. Mose Frazier led the team in receiving. He had a total of 128 yards on 10 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. Memphis had 704 total yards on 96 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 18 passing, and 6 by way of penalty for a total of 35 first downs on the game. The Tigers rushed for 257 yards by way of 52 carries.
Tulane is averaging 18.7 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 18.9 passes per game on 33.7 attempts for a 55.9 percent completion percentage and average 207.9 yards in the passing department per game. The Green Wave are averaging 102 rushing yards per game on 32.6 attempts per contest for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. They are also running 66.3 plays per game and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 309.9 yards per contest. The Green Wave manage 15.6 first downs per contest and they average a total of 72.3 penalty yards on 7.6 penalties.
Tulane gives up 37.4 points per contest and an average of 236.3 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 17.7 completed passes on 28.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.3. The Green Wave allow 171 rushing yards per game on 43.9 carries for a 3.9 average per play. Tulane gives up 407.3 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6 penalties per game that total 55.3 yards as a unit.
Memphis is putting 48.9 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 26.3 passes per game on 36.3 attempts for a 72.4 percent completion percentage and average 358 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Tigers rush for an average of 199.3 yards per contest on 47.3 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry for the season. They also run 83.6 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 557.3 yards in each contest. The Tigers are gaining 28.1 first downs per contest and they average 86.1 penalty yards on 8.7 penalties per game.
Memphis surrenders 28.6 points per game and 342.1 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 24.9 completed passes per game on 40.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.7. The Tigers allow 115.9 rushing yards per contest on 36.1 carries for a 3.2 average per rush. Memphis gives up 458 total yards per game including an average of 6 per play. They create an average of 1.7 turnovers per game and 8.3 penalties for 75 yards each game.
Tulane Betting Trends
Tulane is 4-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Tulane has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Memphis Betting Trends
Memphis is 5-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Memphis has an ATS record of 4-2-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/26/15 QB Tanner Lee Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
10/25/15 QB2 Devin Powell Arm "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
10/25/15 CB Donnie Lewis Stinger "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
10/23/15 DT Eldrick Washington Ankle out indefinitely
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis
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