Saturday, October 3, 2015
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The UCF Knights matchup against the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday at Yulman Stadium. The opening line for this game has UCF as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.
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UCF was led in passing last game by Bo Schneider, who finished with 189 yards through the air. He went 20 for 35 on the game, good for a 57% completion percentage. C.J. Jones led the Knights in rushing with 22 yards. He averaged 2 yards per carry on his 9 rushing attempts for the game. Tre'Quan Smith was the team leader in receiving with a total of 82 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game UCF totaled 230 yards by way of 61 plays. They rushed the ball 23 times for a total of 26 yards on the game and the Knights totaled 15 first downs by getting 3 rushing, 11 passing and 1 by penalty.
Tulane was led in passing last game by Tanner Lee, who finished with 277 yards through the air. He went 16 for 27 on the game, good for a 59% completion percentage. Dontrell Hilliard led the Green Wave in rushing with 117 yards. He averaged 15 yards per carry on his 8 rushing attempts for the game. Sherman Badie was the team leader in receiving with a total of 118 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. Tulane totaled 497 yards by way of 73 plays. They rushed the ball 42 times for a total of 205 yards on the game and the Green Wave totaled 20 first downs by getting 6 rushing, 14 passing and 0 by penalty.
UCF is averaging 12.5 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 18.5 passes per game on 34.5 attempts for a 53.6 percent completion percentage and average 175.5 yards in the passing department per game. The Knights are running for an average of 68.3 yards per game on 30.8 attempts for an average of 2.2 yards per carry. They run 65.3 plays per game and average 3.7 yards per play for an average of 243.8 total yards each outing. The Knights get 16 first downs per game and they average 25 penalty yards via 3.3 penalties each contest.
UCF gives up an average of 255.3 passing yards and 23.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 18.8 completions per game on 30.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 61. The Knights allow an average of 132.8 rushing yards per game on 35.8 carries for a 3.7 average. UCF gives up 388 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties per game that total 65.3 yards as a unit.
Tulane is putting 18.3 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 19 passes per game on 35.3 attempts for a 53.8 percent completion percentage and average 238.3 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Green Wave run for an average of 100.3 yards per game on 32.7 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry this season. They run 68 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for an average of 338.7 total yards per game. The Green Wave are averaging 17.3 first downs per outing and accumulate 41.3 penalty yards via 5.3 penalties each game.
Tulane gives up 219.7 passing yards per outing and 36.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 18.3 completions on 30.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.8. The Green Wave allow an average of 246 rushing yards per game on 46 carries for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. Tulane gives up 465.7 total yards per game including an average of 6.1 per play. They create an average of 1.7 turnovers per game and 5 penalties for 46 yards each game.
UCF Betting Trends
UCF is 0-3-1 against the over/under so far this season
UCF has an ATS record of 0-4-0 this season
Tulane Betting Trends
Tulane is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Tulane has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 QB Justin Holman Hand "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
09/24/15 RB Dontravious Wilson Leg out indefinitely
09/22/15 RB William Stanback Dismissed dismissed from team
09/21/15 WR Jordan Akins ACL out for season
09/14/15 OL Joey Grant Shoulder out for season
08/22/15 DL Demetris Anderson Knee out for season
08/13/15 DB Chris Williams Arm out indefinitely
08/13/15 WR Taylor Oldham Ankle out indefinitely
No injuries to report at this time
Tony's Pick: Take Tulane
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