Tulane at Tulsa College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium
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The Tulane Green Wave head to Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Tulsa as 1.5 point favorites. The Green Wave are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Golden Hurricane are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-6-0.
Valuable Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Tulane Green Wave are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-6-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
08/14/18 WR Freddy Canteen Shoulder is out for season
08/14/18 WR Kevin Ledee Knee is out for season
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
10/21/18 DB Akayleb Evans Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Tulane
10/21/18 QB Luke Skipper Back is questionable Saturday vs Tulane
10/21/18 CB Reginald Robinson II Hamstring is questionable Saturday vs Tulane
10/21/18 OL Tyler Bowling Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Tulane
09/16/18 S Cristian Williams Medical is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tulane Green Wave are 101st in the country in points scored with 173. They have run 474 plays this year for 2,595 yards, which ranks them 105th in Division 1 in total offense. The Green Wave average 5.5 yards per play, which is 82nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 127 1st downs this season, ranking them 110th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tulane has run for 1,323 yards as a unit, which ranks 60th in college football. They've run 303 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Green Wave have been penalized on offense 57 times for 522 yards so far this year, which has them 23rd in the country in penalties. Jonathan Banks has passed for 1,074 yards this year. He's completed 72 throws while attempting 139 passes for a completion percentage of 51.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 125.7. He averages 7.8 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt.
Tulane is 82nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 208. They have given up a total of 3,051 yards on D, which is 92nd in D-1. The Green Wave are 95th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 141 throws on 243 attempts against the Tulane Green Wave defense this season, ranking them 83rd and 91st in the nation. The Tulane pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,927 yards in the air, which is 107th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 272 attempts for 1,124 yards this season, putting them in 67th place in the country against the run. The Green Wave have had 48 penalties for 441 yards on defense this year. That places them 82nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Tulane is 81st in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 17 punt return yards and average 1.7 yards per return, which is 127th in D-1. They have returned 18 kicks for 407 yards on special teams, which puts them 38th in kick return yardage. The Green Wave average 23 yards per kick return and they are 93rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,018. The Tulane Green Wave have tried 4 field goals this year and made 3, which is 126th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Tulane Green Wave kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 22 for 23 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,726 yards on 41 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 55th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Hurricane have run for 1,390 yards as a team, which ranks 46th in college football. They've run 355 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have been penalized on offense 54 times for 483 yards so far this season, which has them 31st in the country in penalties. They are 118th in the nation in points scored with 146. They have run 550 plays this season for 2,550 yards, which ranks them 113th in Division 1 in total offense. Tulsa averages 4.6 yards per play, which is 123rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 142 1st downs this year, placing them 90th overall as an offensive unit. Seth Boomer averages 5.6 yards per pass attempt and 5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 27 passes on 77 attempts for a completion percentage of 35.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 85.7. He has thrown for 433 yards this season.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane rush defense has allowed 301 attempts for 1,492 yards this year, putting them in 102nd place in D-1 against the run. Tulsa has committed 49 penalties for 413 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 66th in college football. They are 78th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 204. They have surrendered a total of 2,727 yards on D, which is 63rd in the country. The Golden Hurricane are ranked 67th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 113 passes on 192 attempts against the Tulsa defense this season, placing them 26th and 17th in Division 1. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane pass defense has also given up a total of 1,235 yards through the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 9, which is 42nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Tulsa kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,569 yards on 33 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That places them 5th in Division 1 in punting average. Tulsa is ranked 100th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 50 punt return yards and average 6.3 yards per return, which is 94th in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 251 yards on special teams, ranking 94th in kick return yardage. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 15 yards per kick return and they are 108th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,851.
Who will win tonight's Green Wave/Golden Hurricane college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane -1.5
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