Tulsa at Tulane College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Benson Field at Yulman Stadium
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The Tulane Green Wave host the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Benson Field at Yulman Stadium on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Tulane as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 62.5. The Green Wave have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread. The Golden Hurricane have an ATS record of 2-3-0 while their over/under record is 3-2-0.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Tulane Green Wave are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
10/01/17 RB Corey Taylor II Foot "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
10/01/17 DL Jesse Brubaker Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
10/01/17 CB Kerwin Thomas Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
10/01/17 DE Kolton Shindelar Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
10/01/17 RB Rowdy Simon Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
10/01/17 DB Samuel Gottsch Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Tulane
09/20/17 S Jordan Mitchell ACL out for season
08/16/17 RB Ramadi Warren Academics out indefinitely
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
10/01/17 DB Taris Shenall Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have run for 1,475 yards as a team, which ranks 7th in college football. They've run 270 times, averaging 5.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Hurricane have been penalized on offense 31 times for 290 yards so far this season, which has them 53rd in the country in penalties. They are 23rd in the nation in points scored with 175. They have run 393 plays this season for 2,277 yards, which ranks them 103rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Golden Hurricane average 5.8 yards per play, which is 66th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 115 1st downs this year, placing them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. Chad President averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 6.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 57 passes on 102 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 112.9. He has thrown for 677 yards this season.
The Golden Hurricane rush defense has allowed 238 attempts for 1,599 yards this year, putting them in 128th place in D-1 against the run. Tulsa has committed 42 penalties for 397 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 126th in college football. They are 124th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 202. They have surrendered a total of 2,872 yards on D, which is 127th in the country. The Golden Hurricane are ranked 129th in yards per play allowed with 8.2. Opposing offenses have completed 76 passes on 111 attempts against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane defense this season, placing them 43rd and 17th in Division 1. The Tulsa pass defense has also given up a total of 1,273 yards through the air, which is 106th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 5, which is 65th in D-1. Tulsa Golden Hurricane kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 22 for 23 this year. Their punters have totaled 941 yards on 22 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 46th in Division 1 in punting average. They have returned 18 kicks for 289 yards on special teams, ranking 44th in kick return yardage. The Golden Hurricane average 16 yards per kick return and they are 28th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,570.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Wave are 109th in the country in points scored with 99. They have run 250 plays this year for 1,404 yards, which ranks them 125th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tulane Green Wave average 5.6 yards per play, which is 79th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 72 1st downs this season, ranking them 118th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tulane has run for 991 yards as a unit, which ranks 29th in college football. They've run 188 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. Tulane has been penalized on offense 23 times for 195 yards so far this year, which has them 90th in the country in penalties. Jonathan Banks has passed for 301 yards this year. He's completed 23 throws while attempting 42 passes for a completion percentage of 54.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 138.5. He averages 8.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
Tulane is 61st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 110. They have given up a total of 1,556 yards on D, which is 48th in D-1. The Green Wave are 111th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opponent offenses have completed 39 throws on 74 attempts against the Tulane defense this season, ranking them 4th and 3rd in the nation. The Tulane Green Wave pass defense has also surrendered a total of 714 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 173 attempts for 842 yards this season, putting them in 94th place in the country against the run. The Green Wave have had 20 penalties for 152 yards on defense this year. That places them 10th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Tulane is 119th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 8 punt return yards and average 2.7 yards per return, which is 113th in D-1. They have returned 9 kicks for 207 yards on special teams, which puts them 84th in kick return yardage. The Tulane Green Wave average 23 yards per kick return and they are 120th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,619. Tulane kickers have made 77% of their extra points, going 10 for 13 this season. Their punters have accumulated 899 yards on 23 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 104th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Golden Hurricane/Green Wave college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane +3
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