Saturday, October 31, 2015
Gerald J. Ford Stadium
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane face the SMU Mustangs on Saturday at Gerald J. Ford Stadium. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 75.
Tulsa was led in passing last game by Dane Evans, who finished with 421 yards through the air. He went 24 for 36 on the game, good for a 67% completion percentage. The Golden Hurricane were led in rushing by Ramadi Warren, who finished with 42 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Keyarris Garrett led the team in receiving with 14 receptions for 268 yards. He had an average of 19 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Tulsa had 534 total yards on 81 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 6 by way of penalty for a total of 27 first downs on the game. The Golden Hurricane rushed for 113 yards by way of 45 carries.
SMU was led in passing last game by Darrel Colbert, Jr., who finished with 120 yards through the air. He went 11 for 13 on the game, good for a 85% completion percentage. The Mustangs were led in rushing by Xavier Jones, who finished with 51 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Courtland Sutton led the team in receiving with 3 receptions for 56 yards. He had an average of 19 yards per reception in the contest. SMU had 365 total yards on 80 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 10 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 19 first downs on the game. The Mustangs rushed for 132 yards by way of 43 carries.
Tulsa is scoring 34.6 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 24 passes on 40.4 attempts for a 59.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 364 yards per game through the air as well. The Golden Hurricane carry the ball for an average of 184.1 yards per game on 49.3 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry this season. They are also running 89.7 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 548.1 yards per contest. The Golden Hurricane manage 28 first downs per contest and they average a total of 60.6 penalty yards on 8.1 penalties.
Tulsa gives up an average of 300.9 passing yards and 39.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 23.6 completions per game on 36.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.2. The Golden Hurricane allow 249.7 rushing yards per game on 47.9 carries for a 5.2 average per play. Tulsa gives up 550.6 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9.6 penalties per game that total 97.7 yards as a unit.
SMU averages 28.4 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 18.4 passes per game on 31.3 attempts for a 58.9 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 242.7 yards through the air per game thus far. The Mustangs carry the ball for an average of 172.7 yards per game on 44.4 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. They also run 75.7 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 415.4 yards in each contest. The Mustangs are gaining 22.4 first downs per contest and they average 44.4 penalty yards on 5.1 penalties per game.
SMU gives up 269 passing yards per outing and 44.1 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 16.9 completions on 27.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60.8. The Mustangs allow 270.4 rushing yards per contest on 44.1 carries for a 6.1 average per rush. SMU gives up 539.4 total yards per game including an average of 7.5 per play. They create an average of 1.9 turnovers per game and 8 penalties for 79.1 yards each game.
Tulsa Betting Trends
Tulsa is 3-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Tulsa has an ATS record of 3-3-1 this season
SMU Betting Trends
SMU is 5-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
SMU has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/26/15 RB D'Angelo Brewer Knee "?" Saturday vs. SMU
10/26/15 WR Joshua Atkinson Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. SMU
10/26/15 RB Zack Langer Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. SMU
10/08/15 OT Blake Belcher Knee out for season
10/04/15 WR Keevan Lucas Knee out for season
10/02/15 DB Rodney Clemons Knee out for season
09/09/15 OL Daniel McCarty Knee out for season
08/27/15 WR James Proche Eligibility out for season
08/13/15 OL Seaver Myers Undisclosed out for season
08/13/15 RB Daniel Gresham Neck out for season
Guy's Pick: Take SMU
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