Saturday, October 22, 2016
Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium
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The Tulane Green Wave take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 10 point favorites. This season the Green Wave are 4-1-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Golden Hurricane have an over/under record of 4-2-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
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Glen Cuiellette finished with 144 yards through the air for Tulane last week. He completed 11 passes out of 30 attempts for a 37% completion percentage. The Green Wave were led in rushing by Lazedrick Thompson, who finished with 69 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Terren Encalade was the team leader in receiving with a total of 47 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Tulane got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 74 total plays for 313 yards for the game. The Green Wave ran for 169 yards on 44 attempts.
Dane Evans finished with 365 yards passing for Tulsa last week. He went 27 for 51, resulting in a 53% completion percentage. The Golden Hurricane were led on the ground by James Flanders, who finished with 70 yards on 19 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Justin Hobbs led the team in receiving with 129 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. Tulsa had 27 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 18 came from a pass. They ran 86 total plays for 459 yards for the contest. The Golden Hurricane ran for 94 yards on 35 carries as a team.
Tulane scores 28.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 72nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 8.7 passes on 19.7 attempts for a 44.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 110 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 126th in college football. The Green Wave run for an average of 234.2 yards per game on 51 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also run 70.7 plays per contest and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 344.2 yards per game, ranking their offense 114th overall this season. The Green Wave average 18.5 first downs per game which ranks them 109th in the country. They accumulate 48 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 96th in the nation.
Tulane allows 182.2 passing yards per game, ranking 27th in D-1, and they allow 22.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 37th. They give up 15.2 completions on 27.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.8. The Green Wave allow 142.2 rushing yards per game on 38.3 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 46th in the country. Tulane allows 324.3 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 20th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.5 penalties for 51.8 yards per game, ranking them 51st among D-1 teams.
Tulsa averages 38 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 26th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21.2 passes per game on 37.2 attempts for a 57 percent completion percentage. They throw for 262.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 41st in Division 1. The Golden Hurricane run for an average of 209 yards per game on 49.3 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 33rd on the ground. They also run 86.5 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 471.8 yards per game, ranking them 31st in the country on offense. The Golden Hurricane get an average of 27.5 first downs per game, which ranks 5th in the nation. They average 62.7 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, ranking them 35th in college football.
Tulsa allows an average of 235.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 78th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 33 points per contest, which has them ranked 102nd in the nation. They give up 20.5 completions on 36.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.4 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 174.2 rushing yards per contest on 42.2 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 79th in the country. Tulsa allows 409.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 71st in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 68.8 yards in each contest, ranking 116th in the nation.
Tulane Betting Trends
Tulane is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Tulane has an ATS record of 4-1-1 this season
Tulsa Betting Trends
Tulsa is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Tulsa has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/11/16 TE Charles Jones Ankle out indefinitely
09/29/16 C Junior Diaz Ankle out for season
09/22/16 RB Sherman Badie Groin out indefinitely
08/20/16 WR Andrew Hicks Knee out for season
10/17/16 T Blake Belcher Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
10/17/16 T Willie Wright Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
10/16/16 RB D'Angelo Brewer Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
10/13/16 RB Raymond Taylor Ribs out indefinitely
08/27/16 DE Jake Hanks Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Tulane
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