Tulane Green Wave vs USF Bulls Prediction, 10/15/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs USF Bulls
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Bulls (+10)
The USF Bulls (1-5) host the Tulane Green Wave (5-1) at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday. Tulane is 10-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under comes in at 54.5.
The Tulane Green Wave come into this game with a record of 5-1 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Green Wave faced off with the East Carolina Pirates and notched a win by a score of 24-9. Michael Pratt connected on 27/34 with 326 yds through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 179.4 and finished the contest without throwing an interception. Tyjae Spears was the best rusher for the Green Wave with 16 carries for 53 yards (3.3 yds per attempt). The Tulane Green Wave ran the football 32 times and compiled 41 yds, which came out to an average of 1.3 yards per tote. At the end of the game, they tallied 67 plays which totaled 391 yds. Tulane surrendered 32 pass completions on 52 attempts for a total of 288 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.5%. On the ground, the Green Wave conceded 131 yards on 23 tries, which is an average of 5.7 yards per rush allowed.
The Green Wave have earned 2,378 yards in total over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Tulane has compiled 12 touchdowns through the air and 12 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 7 times. Tulane has recorded 131 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 26 infractions for 222 yards. As a unit they're averaging 140.7 yards rushing ranking this team at 88th in the nation. Regarding scoring, the Tulane Green Wave have an average of 31.0 PPG.
Regarding passing yards, the Green Wave have given up 906 yards which puts them in 7th in D-1. They have allowed 151.0 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 60.6%. In total, they are giving up 286.2 yards per contest which ranks them 15th in the nation. They have yielded 6 touchdowns by air in addition to 2 touchdowns on the ground. The opposition is running for 3.5 yards per rush and 135.2 rushing yards per contest on the season. Over the course of this year, they have given up 811 yards on the ground through 6 games. The Green Wave are ranked 7th in the nation concerning the opposition scoring, giving up 13.3 points per game.
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The Bulls come into this game with a record of 1-5 this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Bulls walked away with a loss by a score of 28-24 against the Cincinnati Bearcats. Gerry Bohanon (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 139 yards on 11/21 through the air while his QB rating was 139.4. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.6. Gerry Bohanon ran the ball 14 times for 117 yards, walking away from the game with 8.4 yds per attempt for USF. The Bulls finished the game with a total of 363 yards while they ran 64 plays (5.7 yards per play). USF rushed for 5.2 yards per tote, finishing with 224 yards on 43 attempts. USF relinquished 37 running attempts for 221 yds (6.0 yds per rush). The Bulls pass defense conceded a completion rate of 69.6%, surrendering 193 yds on 16 for 23 through the air.
In relation to their scoring prowess, the Bulls are ranking 99th in the nation by tallying 24.3 points per game. During the season thus far, the Bulls have a total of 1,009 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 168.2 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 116th in college football. The USF Bulls maintain an average of 349.2 yards/outing, ranking them 101st in the country. The USF offense has accrued 218 yards of penalties on 29 violations, which is good for 107th in the country in terms of helping out the opposition.
USF has given up a total of 1,311 yards via the ground game (218.5 yards/game) and 16 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. They have allowed 11 touchdowns through the air in addition to 256.7 yards/game, ranking them 96th in the nation. The Bulls defense has taken the field for 401 plays, which ranks 69th in D-1. The Bulls are giving up 36.3 points per game, ranking them 121st in college football. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 218 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Green Wave/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Green Wave -10
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