Tulane Green Wave vs UCF Knights Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs UCF Knights
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Bounce House
Odds/Point Spread: Tulane (+17.5)
Bounce House is the site where Dillon Gabriel and the UCF Knights (2-2) will take on the Tulane Green Wave (2-3) on Saturday. UCF opens this contest as 17.5-point favorites. The total opens at 70.5.
In their last outing, the Tulane Green Wave faced the SMU Mustangs and left there with a loss by a score of 37-34. Michael Pratt went 12/29 with 192 yards by way of the pass and completed 1 TD. He gave away 1 pick on the day. Stephon Huderson led the team in rushing in this game. He broke a long run for 25 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this contest. He racked up a total of 132 yards by way of 19 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.9 yards per run. Duece Watts was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 56 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 18.7 yards per reception in this game.
Concerning scoring, the Tulane Green Wave hold an average of 36.4 points per game. As a team they maintain an average of 233.2 yards on the ground ranking this team at 10th in Division 1. The Green Wave have earned 1,940 yards in total over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Tulane has compiled 4 touchdowns through the air and 18 touchdowns on the ground. The Green Wave are sitting in 64th in the nation concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 32.2 points per game. They are giving up 3.1 yards per running attempt and 129.0 rushing yards per game so far this year. Overall, they have allowed 645 running yards through 5 games. In terms of yards through the air, the Green Wave have conceded 1,524 yds which puts them in 85th in the nation. Over the course of their 5 games, they have yielded 304.8 yards per outing via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 60.8%. For the season, they are conceding 433.8 yards per outing which puts them 63rd in college football.
Michael Pratt has connected on 31 of his attempted career 72 throws for a completion percentage of 43.1%. He is averaging 158.3 yards per contest. For his college career, Pratt has passed for 475 yds with 4 touchdowns and 1 interception. He has a QB rating of 114.0 with a TD percentage of 5.6% and an interception percentage of 1.4%. Since he has been in college, he has attempted running the ball 36 times for a total of 57 rushing yards.
The last time they took the field, the UCF Knights took the field against the Memphis Tigers and went home in defeat by a score of 50-49. Greg McCrae led the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 24 yards and he added 1 TD in this contest. He ran for 78 yards on 17 carries which meant he was running for 4.6 yards per tote. Marlon Williams was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 191 yards on 13 catches. He notched an average of 14.7 yards per catch in this contest. Dillon Gabriel went 35/49 with 601 yards by way of passing and threw 5 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions.
Concerning their scoring prowess, the Knights are sitting 5th in the country holding an average of 43.8 points per outing. For the season to this point, the Knights have thrown for a total of 1,756 passing yards not to mention an average of 439.0 passing yards per outing, putting them at 1st in the country. They maintain an average of 197.3 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 789 yards in total. The UCF Knights have an average of 636.3 yards per contest which is good for 1st in the country. UCF has conceded a total of 874 yards on the ground (218.5 yards per outing) and 5 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. The Knights are relinquishing 33.3 points per contest, ranking them 68th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 133 pts. They have conceded 13 touchdowns through the air and 304.5 yards per outing, ranking them 77th in college football.
Gabriel has passed for 43 TD's while tossing 9 interceptions in his collegiate career. His TD rate on pass attempts is 7.3% and his interception rate is 1.5%. He has rushed for 186 yards on 97 tries. He averages 318.2 yards per game through the air with a 159.8 QB rating. In 17 contests in his career, Dillon Gabriel has completed 358 of his 586 attempts for 5,409 yds.
Who will win tonight's Green Wave/Knights college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Knights -17.5
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