Tulane at Cincinnati College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The Tulane Green Wave head to Nippert Stadium to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 7.5 point favorites. The Green Wave are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-4-0. The Bearcats are 4-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-3-0.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Tulane Green Wave are 3-2-0 against the spread
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-1-0 against the spread
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
09/30/18 TE Charles Jones Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Cincinnati U
09/30/18 QB Jonathan Banks Cramps left last game, is probable Saturday vs Cincinnati U
09/30/18 TE Kendall Ardoin Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Cincinnati U
09/30/18 S Larry Bryant Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Cincinnati U
08/14/18 WR Freddy Canteen Shoulder is out for season
08/14/18 WR Kevin Ledee Knee is out for season
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
09/30/18 OL Garrett Campbell Leg is questionable Saturday vs Tulane
09/30/18 RB Gerrid Doaks Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Tulane
08/20/18 TE Josh Whyle Collarbone is OUT 4-6 weeks
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tulane Green Wave are 80th in the country in points scored with 129. They have run 337 plays this year for 2,008 yards, which ranks them 88th in Division 1 in total offense. The Green Wave average 6 yards per play, which is 62nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 95 1st downs this season, ranking them 79th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tulane has run for 1,021 yards as a unit, which ranks 31st in college football. They've run 219 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Green Wave have been penalized on offense 35 times for 336 yards so far this year, which has them 36th in the country in penalties. Jonathan Banks has passed for 919 yards this year. He's completed 57 throws while attempting 112 passes for a completion percentage of 50.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 132.8. He averages 8.7 adjusted yards per throw and 8.2 yards per pass attempt.
Tulane is 90th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 144. They have given up a total of 2,259 yards on D, which is 114th in D-1. The Green Wave are 95th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 105 throws on 178 attempts against the Tulane Green Wave defense this season, ranking them 111th and 113th in the nation. The Tulane pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,462 yards in the air, which is 119th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 197 attempts for 797 yards this season, putting them in 79th place in the country against the run. The Green Wave have had 34 penalties for 333 yards on defense this year. That places them 105th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Tulane is 107th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 19 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 108th in D-1. They have returned 9 kicks for 171 yards on special teams, which puts them 87th in kick return yardage. The Green Wave average 19 yards per kick return and they are 70th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,198. The Tulane Green Wave have tried 3 field goals this year and made 3, which is 107th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Tulane Green Wave kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 16 for 17 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,010 yards on 25 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 87th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bearcats have run for 1,263 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in college football. They've run 243 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cincinnati Bearcats have been penalized on offense 47 times for 469 yards so far this season, which has them 5th in the country in penalties. They are 21st in the nation in points scored with 193. They have run 366 plays this season for 2,363 yards, which ranks them 64th in Division 1 in total offense. Cincinnati averages 6.5 yards per play, which is 29th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 124 1st downs this year, placing them 16th overall as an offensive unit. Desmond Ridder averages 8.9 yards per pass attempt and 10 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 67 passes on 100 attempts for a completion percentage of 67%. His quarterback rating this year is 166. He has thrown for 888 yards this season.
The Cincinnati Bearcats rush defense has allowed 147 attempts for 574 yards this year, putting them in 40th place in D-1 against the run. Cincinnati has committed 27 penalties for 219 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 34th in college football. They are 4th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 61. They have surrendered a total of 1,368 yards on D, which is 19th in the country. The Bearcats are ranked 6th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opposing offenses have completed 83 passes on 169 attempts against the Cincinnati defense this season, placing them 59th and 102nd in Division 1. The Cincinnati Bearcats pass defense has also given up a total of 794 yards through the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Cincinnati Bearcats have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 125th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Cincinnati kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,104 yards on 25 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 24th in Division 1 in punting average. Cincinnati is ranked 28th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 35 punt return yards and average 3.5 yards per return, which is 117th in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 223 yards on special teams, ranking 62nd in kick return yardage. The Cincinnati Bearcats average 22 yards per kick return and they are 26th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,621.
Who will win tonight's Green Wave/Bearcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Green Wave +7.5
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