Cincinnati at Tulane College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Benson Field at Yulman Stadium
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The Tulane Green Wave host the Cincinnati Bearcats at Benson Field at Yulman Stadium on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Tulane as 8 point favorites. The Green Wave have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread. The Bearcats have an ATS record of 3-5-0 while their over/under record is 3-4-1.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 3-4-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 3-5-0 against the spread
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Tulane Green Wave are 5-3-0 against the spread
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
10/29/17 K Andrew Gantz Groin is out indefinitely
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
10/29/17 C Junior Diaz Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
10/29/17 S Roderic Teamer Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
10/20/17 DT Eldrick Washington Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bearcats have run for 957 yards as a team, which ranks 114th in college football. They've run 244 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bearcats have been penalized on offense 56 times for 512 yards so far this season, which has them 35th in the country in penalties. They are 108th in the nation in points scored with 168. They have run 558 plays this season for 2,699 yards, which ranks them 76th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bearcats average 4.8 yards per play, which is 118th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 160 1st downs this year, placing them 83rd overall as an offensive unit. Hayden Moore averages 5.6 yards per pass attempt and 5.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 167 passes on 305 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 110.3. He has thrown for 1,711 yards this season.
The Bearcats rush defense has allowed 363 attempts for 1,682 yards this year, putting them in 107th place in D-1 against the run. Cincinnati has committed 65 penalties for 622 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 122nd in college football. They are 97th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 262. They have surrendered a total of 3,358 yards on D, which is 84th in the country. The Bearcats are ranked 88th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 124 passes on 202 attempts against the Cincinnati Bearcats defense this season, placing them 22nd and 9th in Division 1. The Cincinnati pass defense has also given up a total of 1,676 yards through the air, which is 56th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Cincinnati Bearcats have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 7, which is 84th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 54%. Cincinnati Bearcats kickers have made 88% of their extra points, going 15 for 17 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,758 yards on 43 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 84th in Division 1 in punting average. Cincinnati is ranked 73rd in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 65 punt return yards and average 5.9 yards per return, which is 79th in college football. They have returned 21 kicks for 402 yards on special teams, ranking 89th in kick return yardage. The Bearcats average 19 yards per kick return and they are 114th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,166.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Wave are 65th in the country in points scored with 225. They have run 539 plays this year for 3,022 yards, which ranks them 121st in Division 1 in total offense. The Tulane Green Wave average 5.6 yards per play, which is 72nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 162 1st downs this season, ranking them 78th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tulane has run for 1,984 yards as a unit, which ranks 15th in college football. They've run 398 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. Tulane has been penalized on offense 46 times for 434 yards so far this year, which has them 81st in the country in penalties. Jonathan Banks has passed for 926 yards this year. He's completed 61 throws while attempting 120 passes for a completion percentage of 50.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 137.1. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt.
Tulane is 92nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 251. They have given up a total of 3,465 yards on D, which is 90th in D-1. The Green Wave are 124th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opponent offenses have completed 96 throws on 180 attempts against the Tulane defense this season, ranking them 5th and 5th in the nation. The Tulane Green Wave pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,632 yards in the air, which is 47th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 331 attempts for 1,833 yards this season, putting them in 115th place in the country against the run. The Green Wave have had 50 penalties for 462 yards on defense this year. That places them 79th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Tulane is 126th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 8 punt return yards and average 2 yards per return, which is 125th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 445 yards on special teams, which puts them 63rd in kick return yardage. The Tulane Green Wave average 20 yards per kick return and they are 101st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,475. The Green Wave have tried 2 field goals this year and made 2, which is 126th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Tulane kickers have made 83% of their extra points, going 25 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,672 yards on 43 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 113th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bearcats/Green Wave college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Green Wave -8
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