Tulane at Ohio State College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Ohio Stadium is the venue for the game between the Tulane Green Wave and the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio State as 34 point favorites. The Buckeyes are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-1-0. The Green Wave are 2-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-2-0.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Tulane Green Wave are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
09/16/18 S Larry Bryant Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Ohio State
08/14/18 WR Freddy Canteen Shoulder is out for season
08/14/18 WR Kevin Ledee Knee is out for season
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
09/16/18 DE Nick Bosa Abdominal injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Tulane
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tulane Green Wave have run for 596 yards as a unit, which ranks 49th in the nation. They've run 122 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Green Wave have been penalized on offense 20 times for 186 yards so far this year, which has them 55th in the country in penalties. They are 77th in Division 1 in points scored with 83. They have run 202 plays this year for 1,249 yards, which ranks them 64th in the nation in total offense. The Green Wave average 6.2 yards per play, which is 52nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 56 1st downs this season, ranking them 87th overall as an offensive unit. Jonathan Banks has completed 37 throws while attempting 77 passes for a completion percentage of 48.1%. He has passed for 651 yards this year. He averages 9.2 adjusted yards per throw and 8.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 137.9.
The Green Wave rush defense has given up 138 attempts for 615 yards this season, putting them in 108th place in the country against the run. They have had 20 penalties for 224 yards on defense this year. That places them 111th in Division 1. Tulane is 73rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 71. They have given up a total of 1,412 yards on D, which is 110th in the nation. The Green Wave are 85th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 60 throws on 110 attempts against the Tulane Green Wave defense this season, ranking them 91st and 108th in the country. The Tulane pass defense has also surrendered a total of 797 yards in the air, which is 99th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buckeyes are 2nd in Division 1 in points scored with 169. They have run 239 plays this season for 1,828 yards, which ranks them 8th in the nation in total offense. The Ohio State Buckeyes average 7.6 yards per play, which is 11th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 94 1st downs this year, placing them 3rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Ohio State has run for 784 yards as a team, which ranks 15th in the country. They've run 134 times, averaging 5.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Buckeyes have been penalized on offense 22 times for 209 yards so far this season, which has them 40th in the nation in penalties. Dwayne Haskins has thrown for 890 yards this season. He has completed 66 passes on 91 attempts for a completion percentage of 72.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 192.4. He averages 9.8 yards per pass attempt and 11.7 adjusted yards per throw.
Ohio State is 54th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 62. They have surrendered a total of 1,037 yards on D, which is 60th in Division 1. The Buckeyes are ranked 58th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 49 passes on 94 attempts against the Ohio State defense this season, placing them 51st and 67th in the country. The Ohio State Buckeyes pass defense has also given up a total of 569 yards through the air, which is 56th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 106 attempts for 468 yards this year, putting them in 76th place in D-1 against the run. The Buckeyes have committed 17 penalties for 161 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 67th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Green Wave/Buckeyes college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Green Wave +34
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