Tulane Green Wave vs Memphis Tigers Prediction, 11/26/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs Memphis Tigers
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (-6)
The Tulane Green Wave (2-9) are en route to Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Friday where they will go up against the Memphis Tigers (5-6). Memphis opens this game as 6-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 57.5.
The Tulane Green Wave step onto the field holding a record of 2-9 for this season. In their last game, the Green Wave played the USF Bulls and earned the victory with a final of 45-14. Tyjae Spears led the offense in rushing for the Green Wave with 13 carries for 111 yds (8.5 yds per attempt). Michael Pratt finished 19/24 with 311 yds passing and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rate of 220.9 and finished the contest with 1 pick. Against the run, the Green Wave conceded 123 yards on 40 tries, which averages out to 3.1 yds per rush surrendered. Tulane conceded 20 pass completions on 36 attempts for 174 yds, and a completion percentage of 55.6%. On the day, they ran 59 plays for 501 yds. The Tulane Green Wave ended up rushing 35 different times and compiled 190 yards, which is an average of 5.4 yards per carry.
Regarding putting points on the board, the Tulane Green Wave are averaging 27.5 PPG. As a unit they average 152.2 yards via the ground game ranking them 76th in the nation. The Green Wave have tallied 4,188 yards in total for the season. In terms of scoring, Tulane has earned 22 touchdowns via the pass and 17 touchdowns via the ground. Tulane has earned 209 first downs as a unit, and they have been hurt by 67 infractions for 558 yds. They have given the ball to the opposition 21 different times.
The Green Wave sit in 128th in the nation in terms of team defense, allowing 34.1 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.2 yards per rushing attempt and 168.5 rushing yards per game for the season. Overall, they have allowed 1,854 yards via the running game in 11 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Green Wave have given up 2,919 yds which has them ranked 123rd in the country. They have allowed 265.4 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 66.6%. Overall, they have surrendered 433.8 yards per outing which puts them 114th in college football. They have surrendered 25 touchdowns through the air in addition to 24 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Tigers step onto the field holding a record of 5-6 for this year. In their last game, the Tigers took a loss by a final score of 31-13 when they faced the Houston Cougars. Seth Henigan (1 touchdown) walked away from the game with 208 yds on 21/45 through the air while his QB rating was 83.9. He threw 2 interceptions and his Y/A was 4.6. Rodrigues Clark ran the ball 12 times for 32 yds, ending the game with 2.7 yds per carry for Memphis. The Tigers finished the game with 322 yards on 74 plays (4.4 yds per play). Memphis ran the ball for 3.8 yards per carry, finishing the game with 106 yds on 28 attempts. Memphis surrendered 36 running attempts for 198 yds (5.5 yards per carry). The Tigers passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 58.8%, surrendering 264 yards on 20 out of 34 through the air.
The Memphis Tigers maintain an average of 439.5 yards/outing, which ranks them 34th in the country. The Memphis offense has racked up 446 yds of penalties on 54 infractions, which has them ranked 109th in college football in terms of making mistakes. For the season so far, the Tigers have compiled 3,249 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 295.4 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 18th in the country. Concerning how much they score, the Tigers rank 59th in college football holding an average of 29.8 points per game.
The Tigers are conceding 29.4 PPG, ranking them 102nd in the country. Memphis has given up a total of 1,706 yards on the ground (155.1 yards per contest) as well as 19 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the campaign. This year, they have given up 323 points. They have given up 21 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 260.4 yards/outing, which has them sitting 120th in the nation. The Tigers defense has been on the field for 844 plays, which has them ranked 136th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Green Wave/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Green Wave +6
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