Tulane Green Wave vs East Carolina Pirates Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs East Carolina Pirates
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Tulane (-2.5)
Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium is the site where Holton Ahlers and the East Carolina Pirates (1-4) will play the Tulane Green Wave (3-4) on Saturday. The spread on this game has Tulane as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 64.5.
The last time they took the field, the Tulane Green Wave faced the Temple Owls and left there with a win by a score of 38-3. Michael Pratt went 12/21 with 205 yards through the air and completed 2 TD's. He gave away 1 pick for the contest. Amare Jones led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 22 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 92 yards on 12 carries which meant he averaged 7.7 yards per tote. Duece Watts was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 114 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 22.8 yards per catch for the game.
Concerning scoring, the Tulane Green Wave hold an average of 36.3 points per contest. As a team they hold an average of 225.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 12th in the country. The Green Wave have racked up 2,784 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Tulane has totaled 10 touchdowns via the pass and 22 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to passing yards, the Green Wave have given up 2,091 yards which puts them in 114th in D-1. Over the course of this year, they are granting 440.0 yards per contest putting them 86th in D-1. The Green Wave sit in 75th in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, conceding 30.7 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.2 yards per tote and 141.3 rushing yards per game this year. In their 7 games played this season, they have surrendered 298.7 yards per outing via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 61.6%. During this campaign, they have allowed 989 rushing yards through 7 games.
For his college career, Pratt has passed for a total of 895 yards with 9 touchdowns and 3 picks. Since he has been in college, he has attempted a run 60 times for a total of 108 rushing yds. His quarterback rating is 133.2 with a touchdown rate of 7.7% and an interception percentage of 2.6%. He is throwing for 179.0 yards per game. Michael Pratt has connected on 57 of his attempted career 117 throws for a completion percentage of 48.7%.
In the last game they played, the East Carolina Pirates faced the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and added a loss to their record by a score of 34-30. Holton Ahlers went 38/50 with 330 yards via the pass and tossed 3 TD's. He threw 1 pick for the game. Rahjai Harris led the team on the ground in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 20 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 118 yards by way of 21 carries which meant he was running for 5.6 yards per carry. Tyler Snead led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 108 yards on 16 receptions. He averaged 6.8 yards per catch in this outing.
During this campaign thus far, the Pirates currently have a total of 1,107 passing yards as well as an average of 221.4 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 63rd in the country. The East Carolina Pirates have an average of 401.0 yards per contest which has them sitting 54th in D-1. They maintain an average of 179.6 yards per game via the ground game and have run for 898 yards in total. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Pirates are ranking 45th in the nation with an average of 30.8 points per contest. The Pirates are conceding 37.0 points per game, which has them ranked 97th in the country. This year, they have relinquished 185 total points. East Carolina has surrendered a total of 1,026 yards rushing (205.2 yards/game) in addition to 14 touchdowns via the rush on the campaign. They have allowed the opposition 9 touchdowns from the passing game and 247.0 yards/contest, which has them sitting 77th in the nation.
In 26 contests in his college career, Holton Ahlers has completed 489 of his 860 tries for 6,175 yds. He averages 237.5 yards per contest through the air with a 129.1 quarterback rating. Ahlers has thrown 42 touchdowns while tossing 18 picks in his career. He has rushed for 1,033 yds on 253 tries. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 4.9% and his interception percentage is 2.1%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Green Wave -2.5 and under 64.5 total points
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