Memphis Tigers vs Tulane Green Wave Prediction, 12/5/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Memphis Tigers vs Tulane Green Wave
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
Location: Yulman Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Memphis (+2)
Brady White and the Memphis Tigers (6-2) travel to Yulman Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Tulane Green Wave (5-5). Tulane opens this matchup as 2-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 63.5.
In their last game, the Memphis Tigers went up against the Navy Midshipmen and went home with the win by a score of 10-7. Marquavius Weaver led the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 9 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 49 yards on 15 carries which gave him an average of 3.3 yards per carry. Tahj Washington was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 68 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 17.0 yards per catch for that game. Brady White went 18/32 with 205 yards via the pass and tossed 1 touchdown. He walked away with no picks.
When it comes to scoring, the Memphis Tigers have an average of 33.1 points per game. As a unit they're holding an average of 163.9 yards on the ground which ranks them 66th in the country. The Tigers have racked up 3,913 total yards for this campaign. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Memphis has compiled 24 touchdowns through the air and 8 touchdowns on the ground. The Tigers sit in 78th in the nation regarding team defense, allowing 29.4 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.9 yards per tote and 144.1 yards on the ground per contest this season. Overall, they have given up 1,153 yards via the ground game in 8 outings. When talking about yards through the air, the Tigers are conceding 2,506 yards which has them ranked 130th in college football. In their 8 games played, they have conceded 313.3 yards per outing through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 64.2%. During this campaign, they have relinquished 457.4 yards/game which has them ranked 117th in Division 1.
Brady White has connected on 731 of his attempted career 1,175 tosses for a completion percentage of 62.2%. He is throwing for 267.7 yards per game. For his career, White has passed for 10,171 yds with 85 touchdowns and 27 picks. He has a quarterback rating of 154.2 with a touchdown percentage of 7.2% and an interception rate of 2.3%. Over the course of his time in college, he has taken off and run 166 different times totaling -31 rushing yards.
In their last game, the Tulane Green Wave went up against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and added a loss to their record by a score of 30-24. Michael Pratt went 8/17 with 76 yards through the air and completed 2 touchdowns. He tossed 1 pick for the game. Stephon Huderson led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this outing. He scurried for 98 yards on 24 carries which meant he averaged 4.1 yards per carry. Will Wallace was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 34 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 17.0 yards per reception for the game.
For the year so far, the Green Wave have compiled 1,698 yards through the air along with an average of 169.8 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 110th in the country. The Tulane Green Wave maintain an average of 394.7 yards per game which has them ranked 68th in the nation. They average 224.9 run yards per game and have run for 2,249 yards for this year. In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Green Wave are ranking 25th in Division 1 by scoring 35.4 points per contest. Tulane has allowed a total of 1,473 rushing yards (147.3 yards per game) as well as 14 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. The Green Wave are surrendering 27.8 points per game, which has them ranked 67th in college football. This year, they have relinquished 278 points in total. They have given up 20 touchdowns via the pass and 281.8 yards/outing, which has them in 121st in the country.
Pratt has thrown 16 touchdowns while giving up 5 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 8.2% and his interception rate is 2.6%. He has rushed for 188 yards on 81 tries. He is averaging 173.0 yds per contest through the air with a 135.9 quarterback rating. During the 8 games in his college career, Michael Pratt has completed 106 of 195 tries for a total of 1,384 yards.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Green Wave NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Green Wave -2
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