Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Tulane Green Wave Prediction, 11/13/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Tulane Green Wave
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Yulman Stadium in New Orleans, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Green Wave (+3)
The Tulane Green Wave (1-8) will play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (3-6) at Yulman Stadium on Saturday. Tulane is 3-point underdogs. The total comes in at 59.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane head into this matchup 3-6 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Golden Hurricane took the field against the Cincinnati Bearcats and went home with a loss by a final score of 28-20. Davis Brin finished 17/26 with 149 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 126.2 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Shamari Brooks led the offense in rushing for the Golden Hurricane with 25 attempts for 132 yards (5.3 yards per attempt). The Tulsa Golden Hurricane ran the ball 57 times and totaled 297 yards, which is an average of 5.2 yards per attempt. Overall, they tallied 83 plays which gave them 446 yards. Tulsa surrendered 15 completions on 23 attempts for 274 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.2%. In the running game, the Golden Hurricane gave up 116 yds on 34 tries, which is an average of 3.4 yards per run allowed.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane have an average of 23.9 PPG. As a team they are averaging 190.1 yards in the run game ranking them 37th in Division 1. The Golden Hurricane have tallied 3,939 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Tulsa has totaled 12 touchdowns via the pass and 12 rushing touchdowns. Tulsa has accrued 191 1st downs offensively, and they have been called for 74 infractions for 690 yards. They have turned the football over 15 different times.
The Golden Hurricane rank 113th in the country regarding team defense, allowing 30.6 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.0 yards per running attempt and 157.2 rushing yards per game on the campaign. Overall, they have conceded 1,415 yards on the ground through 9 games. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Golden Hurricane are conceding 2,143 yards which ranks them 95th in the country. They have conceded 238.1 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 61.0%. Over the course of this season, they are surrendering 395.3 yards per game putting them at 89th in the country. They have relinquished 12 touchdowns via the pass as well as 15 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Green Wave head into this matchup 1-8 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Green Wave took a defeat with a final score of 14-10 when they faced the UCF Knights. Tyjae Spears ran the ball 15 times for 77 yards, finishing the contest with 5.1 yds per attempt for Tulane. Michael Pratt finished the game with 147 yds on 17/28 through the air while his QB rating was 104.8. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 5.3. Tulane relinquished 30 run attempts for 50 yds (1.7 yards per carry). The Green Wave pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 73.1%, surrendering 229 yds on 19 for 26 passing. The Green Wave finished the contest with a total of 279 yards on 64 plays (4.4 yds per play). Tulane rushed for 3.7 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 132 yards on 36 attempts.
When looking at this team's ability to score points, the Green Wave are sitting 76th in the nation averaging 27.2 points per outing. During this campaign so far, the Green Wave have compiled 2,025 passing yards together with an average of 225.0 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 71st in Division 1. The Tulane Green Wave hold an average of 375.4 yards per outing, which has them ranked 89th in Division 1. The Tulane offense has racked up 493 yds of penalties on 58 violations, which is 56th in college football in terms of helping out the opposition.
Tulane has surrendered a total of 1,536 yards via the ground game (170.7 yards per outing) and 21 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have surrendered 24 touchdowns through the air as well as 284.1 yards per outing, which puts them in 135th in the country. The Green Wave defense has taken the field for 653 plays, which ranks them 117th in the country. The Green Wave are relinquishing 37.9 points per game, which has them sitting 137th in college football. In total, they have relinquished 341 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Golden Hurricane/Green Wave college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane -3
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