Tulane at Oklahoma College Football Picks & Parlay 9/16/2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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The Oklahoma Sooners host the Tulane Green Wave at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 35.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 55. The Sooners have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 2-0-0 against the spread. The Green Wave have an ATS record of 2-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-1-0.
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Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Tulane Green Wave are 2-0-0 against the spread
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 2-0-0 against the spread
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
09/10/17 QB Jonathan Banks Chest left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/10/17 DE Quinlan Carroll Suspension ejected last game, expected to miss 1st Half Saturday vs. Oklahoma
08/27/17 DE Robert Kennedy Knee out indefinitely
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
09/10/17 WR A.D. Miller Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
09/10/17 OL Cody Ford Leg left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
09/10/17 TE Mark Andrews Knee left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
09/10/17 S Robert Barnes Hamstring left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
09/10/17 DB Will Johnson Undisclosed left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
09/05/17 CB Jordan Parker Knee out for season
08/16/17 C Alex Dalton Knee out for season
08/05/17 WR Nick Basquine Achilles out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tulane Green Wave have run for 501 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in college football. They've run 96 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Green Wave have been penalized on offense 15 times for 116 yards so far this season, which has them 37th in the country in penalties. They are 66th in the nation in points scored with 64. They have run 124 plays this season for 757 yards, which ranks them 111th in Division 1 in total offense. The Green Wave average 6.1 yards per play, which is 52nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 37 1st downs this year, placing them 86th overall as an offensive unit. Jonathan Banks averages 9.9 yards per pass attempt and 12.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 13 passes on 20 attempts for a completion percentage of 65%. His quarterback rating this year is 197.7. He has thrown for 198 yards this season.
The Green Wave rush defense has allowed 72 attempts for 274 yards this year, putting them in 68th place in D-1 against the run. Tulane has committed 11 penalties for 80 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 41st in college football. They are 49th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 37. They have surrendered a total of 554 yards on D, which is 41st in the country. The Green Wave are ranked 58th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 19 passes on 39 attempts against the Tulane Green Wave defense this season, placing them 15th and 19th in Division 1. The Tulane pass defense has also given up a total of 280 yards through the air, which is 34th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Tulane Green Wave kickers have made 63% of their extra points, going 5 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 372 yards on 10 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 114th in Division 1 in punting average. Tulane is ranked 79th in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 8 punt return yards and average 2.7 yards per return, which is 95th in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 164 yards on special teams, ranking 31st in kick return yardage. The Green Wave average 27 yards per kick return and they are 72nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 929.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Sooners are 20th in the country in points scored with 87. They have run 146 plays this year for 1,166 yards, which ranks them 4th in Division 1 in total offense. The Oklahoma Sooners average 8 yards per play, which is 12th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 62 1st downs this season, ranking them 6th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oklahoma has run for 284 yards as a unit, which ranks 79th in college football. They've run 75 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. Oklahoma has been penalized on offense 8 times for 86 yards so far this year, which has them 104th in the country in penalties. Baker Mayfield has passed for 715 yards this year. He's completed 46 throws while attempting 55 passes for a completion percentage of 83.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 228.8. He averages 15.2 adjusted yards per throw and 13 yards per pass attempt.
Oklahoma is 23rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 23. They have given up a total of 517 yards on D, which is 30th in D-1. The Sooners are 33rd in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opponent offenses have completed 35 throws on 62 attempts against the Oklahoma defense this season, ranking them 64th and 65th in the nation. The Oklahoma Sooners pass defense has also surrendered a total of 277 yards in the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 55 attempts for 240 yards this season, putting them in 57th place in the country against the run. The Sooners have had 14 penalties for 137 yards on defense this year. That places them 93rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma is 47th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 26 punt return yards and average 6.5 yards per return, which is 67th in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 102 yards on special teams, which puts them 67th in kick return yardage. The Oklahoma Sooners average 20 yards per kick return and they are 13th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,294. The Sooners have tried 2 field goals this year and made 1, which is 95th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Oklahoma kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this season. Their punters have accumulated 66 yards on 2 punts, averaging 33 yards per punt. That ranks them 123rd in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is tonight's parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Green Wave +35.5 and under 55
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