USF Bulls vs Tulane Green Wave Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: USF Bulls vs Tulane Green Wave
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Yulman Stadium in New Orleans, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Green Wave (-3.5)
The Tulane Green Wave (1-9) will compete against the USF Bulls (2-8) at Yulman Stadium on Saturday. Tulane opens this game as 3.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 60.5.
The USF Bulls head into this game 2-8 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Bulls played against the Cincinnati Bearcats and ended up losing by a score of 54-28. Timmy Mcclain went 16/30 with 245 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 133.6 and finished the contest with 2 interceptions. Jaren Mangham was the rushing leader for the Bulls with 16 carries for 53 yds (3.3 yards per attempt). The USF Bulls ended up rushing 38 different times and totaled 101 yds, which is an average of 2.7 yards per carry. Once the final whistle blew, they ran 68 plays which converted into 346 yards. USF surrendered 21 pass completions on 26 attempts for 385 yards, and a completion rate of 80.8%. On the ground, the Bulls conceded 261 yds on 39 attempts, which is an average of 6.7 yards per run surrendered.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the USF Bulls are sitting at 25.1 points per outing. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 168.5 yards via the ground game ranking this team at 63rd in D-1. The Bulls have racked up 3,598 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, USF has compiled 6 touchdowns via the pass and 22 rushing touchdowns. USF has accounted for 205 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 48 penalties for 466 yards. They have surrendered the football 19 times.
When talking about yards via the pass, the Bulls have conceded 2,747 yds which has them sitting in 131st in college football. They have relinquished 274.7 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 65.5%. Overall, they are allowing 487.7 yards per contest which ranks them 138th in D-1. They have yielded 22 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 24 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing an average of 5.8 yards per rushing attempt and 213.0 rushing yards per game this season. In total, they have conceded 2,130 running yards through 10 outings. The Bulls rank 128th in Division 1 in terms of their opponents scoring, giving up 35.4 points per contest.
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The Green Wave step onto the field holding a record of 1-9 for this season. When they last played, the Green Wave went home defeated by a final of 14-13 when they played the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. Michael Pratt (1 touchdown) ended the game with 178 yds on 13/30 passing while his QB rating was 133.6. He didn't throw any interceptions and his Y/A was 5.9. Tyjae Spears carried the ball 14 times for 104 yards, finishing the contest with 7.4 yards per attempt for Tulane. The Green Wave finished the game with a total of 308 yards while they ran 63 plays (4.9 yds per play). Tulane rushed the football for 4.1 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 130 yds on 32 carries. Tulane relinquished 30 run attempts for 50 yards (1.7 yards per carry). The Green Wave pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 73.1%, relinquishing 229 yards on 19 for 26 passing.
When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Green Wave currently rank 84th in college football holding an average of 25.8 points per contest. For the season to this point, the Green Wave have compiled 2,203 yards through the air along with holding an average of 220.3 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 75th in college football. The Tulane Green Wave have an average of 368.7 yards per outing, ranking them 93rd in Division 1. The Tulane offense has 558 yds of penalties on 67 violations, ranking them 48th in the country in terms of hurting your team.
Tulane has surrendered a total of 1,730 yards rushing (173.0 yards per game) and 22 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the year. They have given up 25 touchdowns through the air as well as 274.5 yards/contest, ranking them 130th in the nation. The Green Wave defense has taken the field for 730 plays, which has them sitting 123rd in Division 1. The Green Wave are surrendering 36.1 points per game, which has them sitting 131st in D-1. Over the course of the season, they have given up 361 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Bulls/Green Wave college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bulls +3.5
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