Memphis at Tulane College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Friday, September 28, 2018
Benson Field at Yulman Stadium
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The Tulane Green Wave host the Memphis Tigers at Benson Field at Yulman Stadium on Friday, September 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 13 point favorites. The Green Wave have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread. The Tigers have an ATS record of 2-2-0 while their over/under record is 3-1-0.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Memphis Tigers are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Tulane Green Wave are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
09/23/18 LB Jackson Dillon Leg is questionable Friday vs Tulane
09/23/18 DB La'Andre Thomas Shoulder is questionable Friday vs Tulane
09/23/18 WR Sam Craft Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Tulane
09/23/18 TE Sean Dykes Suspension is questionable Friday vs Tulane
09/20/18 LB Keith Brown Jr. Undisclosed is out for season
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
09/23/18 TE Charles Jones Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Memphis
09/23/18 TE Kendall Ardoin Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Memphis
09/23/18 S Larry Bryant Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Memphis
08/14/18 WR Freddy Canteen Shoulder is out for season
08/14/18 WR Kevin Ledee Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Memphis Tigers have run for 1,238 yards as a team, which ranks 5th in college football. They've run 152 times, averaging 8.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 26 times for 206 yards so far this season, which has them 52nd in the country in penalties. They are 8th in the nation in points scored with 198. They have run 273 plays this season for 2,372 yards, which ranks them 23rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 8.7 yards per play, which is 1st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 104 1st downs this year, placing them 12th overall as an offensive unit. Brady White averages 9.9 yards per pass attempt and 11.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 78 passes on 108 attempts for a completion percentage of 72.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 189.8. He has thrown for 1,064 yards this season.
The Tigers rush defense has allowed 176 attempts for 604 yards this year, putting them in 74th place in D-1 against the run. Memphis has committed 18 penalties for 169 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 33rd in college football. They are 63rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 93. They have surrendered a total of 1,269 yards on D, which is 43rd in the country. The Tigers are ranked 21st in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 61 passes on 99 attempts against the Memphis Tigers defense this season, placing them 37th and 28th in Division 1. The Memphis pass defense has also given up a total of 665 yards through the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Wave are 101st in the country in points scored with 89. They have run 259 plays this year for 1,512 yards, which ranks them 80th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tulane Green Wave average 5.8 yards per play, which is 70th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 74 1st downs this season, ranking them 90th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tulane has run for 703 yards as a unit, which ranks 63rd in college football. They've run 163 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. Tulane has been penalized on offense 26 times for 241 yards so far this year, which has them 54th in the country in penalties. Jonathan Banks has passed for 792 yards this year. He's completed 45 throws while attempting 91 passes for a completion percentage of 49.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 138.5. He averages 9.3 adjusted yards per throw and 8.7 yards per pass attempt.
Tulane is 99th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 120. They have given up a total of 1,982 yards on D, which is 115th in D-1. The Green Wave are 100th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 91 throws on 148 attempts against the Tulane defense this season, ranking them 119th and 117th in the nation. The Tulane Green Wave pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,216 yards in the air, which is 121st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 176 attempts for 766 yards this season, putting them in 102nd place in the country against the run. The Green Wave have had 29 penalties for 303 yards on defense this year. That places them 118th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Green Wave college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers -13
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