Tulane at Auburn NCAA Football Parlay 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Bo Nix and the Auburn Tigers host the Tulane Green Wave at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Auburn opens this contest as 20.5-point dogs. The over/under has been set at 50.
The last time they played, the Tulane Green Wave faced the Florida International Panthers and earned the win by a score of 42-14. Darius Bradwell led the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 25 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 90 yards via 13 carries which meant he was running for 6.9 yards per run. Darnell Mooney led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 84 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 21.0 yards per reception for that contest. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Green Wave was Justin McMillan who went 14/18 with 199 yards by way of the pass and tossed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception.
The Green Wave come into this game with a record of 1-0 for this year. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation with an average of 42 points per contest, which has them at 29th in college football. As a unit, they are averaging 350 rushing yards per game which is 2nd in the AAC. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 3rd in the AAC and 20th in college football with 545 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Green Wave have compiled a total of 2 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. They are one of the dangerous teams in the American Athletic Conference and they have the ability to run the score up on teams.
The Green Wave have one of the top tier defenses in the country giving up 14 points per contest, putting them 6th in the conference and 39th in college football. In regard to yards on the ground, Tulane is allowing 59 yards per game putting them 3rd in the AAC and 22nd in college football. Opposing teams are running for an average of 2.3 yards per rush putting them 4th in the conference and 29th in the country overall. Overall, they have allowed 59 rushing yards through 1 game. When it comes to yards through the air, the Green Wave have conceded 195 yards. Teams are completing 55.9% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.1 yards per try. They have conceded 1 passing TD and 1 rushing touchdown.
In their last game, the Auburn Tigers faced the Oregon Ducks and notched a win by a score of 27-21. JaTarvious Whitlow paced the team on the ground for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 31 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for a total of 110 yards via 24 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.6 yards per run. Sal Cannella was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 42 yards on 2 catches. He earned an average of 21.0 yards per reception for that contest. Running the show from under center for the Tigers was Bo Nix who went 13/31 with 177 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He walked away with 2 picks on this day.
The Tigers step onto the field holding a record of 1-0. Auburn has showed the league they have a potent rushing attack by averaging 209 yards per game, putting them 44th in college football. As a unit, they have a total of 209 rushing yards through 1 game, so they'll look to continue their dominance on the ground to grind out wins. The Tigers average 386 yards per contest overall putting them 82nd in the nation and 10th in the Southeastern Conference. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Tigers sit in 9th in the conference and 82nd out of all the teams in the nation averaging 27 points per game.
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The Tigers are allowing 21 points per game which puts them at 8th in the Southeastern Conference and 65th in the nation. Their passing defense is one of the middling units in college football. They are allowing 242 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Tigers sit in 12th in the SEC. They have conceded 1 passing TD this season. In regard to points allowed, they have allowed 21 total points. In discussing yards rushing, they are conceding 95 yards per game ranking them 46th in D-1 and 5th in the conference. For this year, they have allowed 95 yards rushing and 2 rushing touchdowns.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers +20.5 and over 50 total points
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