Tulane Green Wave vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 9/18/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Location: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Rebels (-14)
The Tulane Green Wave (1-1) are traveling to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday where they will go up against the Ole Miss Rebels (2-0). Ole Miss opens this game as 14-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 72.5.
The Tulane Green Wave head into this game 1-1 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Green Wave took the field against the Morgan State Bears and walked away with a win by a score of 69-20. Justin Ibieta connected on 13/21 with 166 yds passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 140.7 and ended the game with 2 picks. Iverson Celestine was the rushing leader for the Green Wave with 13 attempts for 77 yards (5.9 yds per carry). Overall, they tallied 83 plays for 584 yards. The Tulane Green Wave ran the ball a total of 49 different times and totaled 294 yards, which had them averaging 6.0 yards per tote. On the ground, the Green Wave gave up 44 yards on 33 tries, which is 1.3 yds per run allowed. Tulane allowed 17 completions on 29 attempts for 184 yards, and a completion rate of 58.6%.
The Green Wave have earned 980 total yards over the course of this season. In terms of getting in the endzone, Tulane has compiled 7 touchdowns through the air and 5 touchdowns via the ground. Tulane has a total of 56 1st downs, and they have committed 12 penalties for 112 yards. Offensively they're holding an average of 197.0 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 35th in the country. In terms of putting points on the board, the Tulane Green Wave are sitting at 52.0 PPG.
When it comes to yards through the air, the Green Wave are allowing 498 yards which puts them in 117th in Division 1. They have surrendered 249.0 yards per game through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 69.6%. In total, they are conceding 332.0 yards per outing which has them sitting 91st in college football. They are allowing 2.6 yards per run and 83.0 yards on the ground per game on the season. Over the course of this season, they have given up 166 rushing yards through 2 outings. The Green Wave are ranked 113th in college football regarding team defense, allowing 30.0 points per game.
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The Rebels come into this matchup with a record of 2-0 this season. The last time they took the field, the Rebels got the victory with a final of 54-17 when they faced the Austin Peay Governors. Matt Corral (5 TDs) ended the contest with 281 yds on 21/33 passing while his QB rating was 185.2. He kept the ball away from the defense with no picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 8.5. Kentrel Bullock carried the rock 9 times for 52 yards, ending the contest with 5.8 yds per carry for Ole Miss. Ole Miss rushed the football for 7.8 yards per carry, finishing with 336 yards on 43 carries. The Rebels finished the game with a total of 630 yards while they ran 82 plays (7.7 yards per play). The Rebels pass defense conceded a completion rate of 55.8%, surrendering 260 yards on 24 out of 43 through the air. Ole Miss relinquished 38 running attempts for 114 yds (3.0 yds per carry).
The Ole Miss Rebels are averaging 599.5 yards per outing, which ranks them 3rd in Division 1. The Ole Miss offense has totaled 255 yards of penalties on 26 violations, which is good for 2nd in college football in terms of helping out the other team. For the year thus far, the Rebels have compiled 675 passing yards as well as an average of 337.5 passing yards per game, ranking them 11th in the nation. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Rebels are ranked 7th in the country with 48.5 points per contest.
The Rebels are surrendering 20.5 PPG, ranking them 68th in Division 1. Ole Miss has given up a total of 269 rushing yards (134.5 yards per contest) and 3 touchdowns via the rush on the year. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 41 total points. They have conceded 2 touchdowns through the air as well as 230.0 yards/contest, which has them in 110th in Division 1. The Rebels defense has participated in 158 plays, which ranks 134th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Green Wave/Rebels college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rebels -14
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