Wyoming at Tulsa NCAA Football Parlay 9/21/2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium
Zach Smith and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane play the Wyoming Cowboys at Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The odds on this matchup have Tulsa as 5-point favorites. The total opens at 47. The Cowboys are 2-1-0 ATS and 1-2-0 when betting on the total. The Golden Hurricane are 0-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 2-1-0 against the spread.
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
09/09/19 CB Antonio Hull Personal is out indefinitely
08/13/19 DL Ravontae Holt ACL is out for season
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
09/15/19 RB Corey Taylor II Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Wyoming
In their last game, the Wyoming Cowboys went up against the Idaho Vandals and notched a win by a score of 21-16. Trey Smith paced the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 80 yards and he added 2 TD's for the game. He scurried for 152 yards on 17 carries which meant he averaged 8.9 yards per carry. Jackson Marcotte was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 23 yards on 1 reception. He earned an average of 23.0 yards per catch for that game. Running the show from under center for the Cowboys was Sean Chambers who went 4/12 with 50 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Wyoming Cowboys ran the football 47 times and generated 237 yards which had them averaging 5.0 yards per attempt. In the game, they ran 59 plays which gave them a total of 287 yards. On the day, the Cowboys had a total of 17 1st downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 97 yards which is telling of how their week of practice went. In terms of defense, Wyoming allowed 16 catches on 34 tries for a total of 210 yards, and a completion percentage of 47.1%. In the running game, the Cowboys allowed 93 yards on 40 carries which gave them an average of 2.3 yards per carry allowed. On the day, they gave up 303 yards and forced 0 turnovers.
The Cowboys head into this matchup 3-0 this season. For total yards, they are currently ranked 7th in the conference and 96th in college football with 969 yards. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the country with an average of 27 points per game, which has them at 82nd in college football. As a team, they have an average of 241.3 rushing yards per contest which is 4th in the MWC. The Cowboys have one of the top tier defenses in the country, giving up 20.3 points per game putting them 4th in the Mountain West. When it comes to passing yards, the Cowboys have conceded 245 yards. Opponents are completing 58.8% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.6 yards per attempt. In discussing yards rushing, Wyoming is allowing 85.7 yards per game ranking them 3rd in the Mountain West and 26th in Division 1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 2.5 yards per rush which has them at 2nd in the Mountain West and 18th in college football overall. Overall, they have allowed 257 yards rushing through 3 games.
The last time they played, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane faced the Oklahoma State Cowboys and lost 40-21. Shamari Brooks paced the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 16 yards and he notched 2 touchdowns for the game. He ran for 107 yards on 29 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.7 yards per run. Keylon Stokes was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 109 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 15.6 yards per reception for that contest. Running the show from under center for the Golden Hurricane was Zach Smith who went 17/30 with 228 yards through the air and tossed 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane rushed the ball a total of 53 times and added 158 yards giving them an average of 3.0 yards per attempt. Overall, they ran 88 plays for a total of 396 yards. On the day, the Golden Hurricane got 22 first downs and they had 17 penalties for 156 yards telling us that this team had an undisciplined week of practice. On the defensive side of the ball, Tulsa gave up 12 completions on 22 throws totaling 169 yards, and a completion percentage of 54.5%. In the running game, the Golden Hurricane gave up 337 yards on 46 tries which means they allowed 7.3 yards per carry allowed. On the day, they allowed a total of 506 yards and earned 2 takeaways.
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The Golden Hurricane come into this game with a record of 1-2. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Golden Hurricane have one of the worst offenses in college football. Tulsa is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 113.7 rushing yards per game, putting them 106th in college football. As a team, they have a total of 341 rushing yards through 3 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Golden Hurricane average 338.3 yards per game overall ranking them 108th in the nation and 11th in the AAC. The Golden Hurricane are allowing 28 points per game ranking them 10th in the conference and 84th in Division 1. Their passing defense is one of the elite groups in Division 1. They are giving up 199 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Golden Hurricane are ranked 9th in the American Athletic Conference. In discussing points allowed, they have allowed 84 points in total. When it comes to rushing yards, they are conceding 186.7 yards per game which puts them at 107th in the country and 12th in the American Athletic Conference. For this year, they have allowed a total of 560 yards on the ground and 5.1 rushing touchdowns.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane -5 and over 47 total points
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