UCF Knights vs Tulane Green Wave Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: UCF Knights vs Tulane Green Wave
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Yulman Stadium in New Orleans, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Green Wave (-1)
The UCF Knights (7-2) are on their way to Yulman Stadium on Saturday where they will take on the Tulane Green Wave (8-1). Tulane opens this contest as 1-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 51.
The UCF Knights come into this matchup with a record of 7-2 for this season. In their last contest, the Knights played the Memphis Tigers and walked away with a win by a score of 35-28. Mikey Keene went 22/28 with 219 yds passing and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rate of 172.5 and walked away from the contest with 1 pick. R.J. Harvey was the leader on the ground for the Knights with 17 carries for 151 yds (8.9 yds per attempt). The UCF Knights ended up rushing 42 different times and amassed 204 yds, which came out to an average of 4.9 yards per attempt. In the game, they tallied 71 plays which totaled 427 yards. UCF conceded 26 pass completions on 39 attempts for 284 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.7%. When it came to stopping the run, the Knights conceded 149 yds on 36 tries, which is an average of 4.1 yards per rush surrendered.
Regarding scoring, the UCF Knights have an average of 35.7 points per outing. As a unit they maintain an average of 239.9 yards in the run game which has them sitting 8th in Division 1. The Knights have earned 4,509 total yards this season. In terms of scoring, UCF has amassed 15 passing touchdowns and 24 rushing touchdowns. UCF has 229 1st downs as a unit, and they have committed 49 infractions for 481 yds. They have turned the ball over 14 different times.
The Knights rank 16th in D-1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 18.8 PPG. The opposition is running for 3.8 yards per run and 119.6 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. In total, they have allowed 1,076 rushing yards through 9 contests. In terms of yards via the pass, the Knights have given up 2,169 yds which ranks them 87th in D-1. They are allowing 241.0 yards per outing through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 58.0%. Over the course of this year, they are conceding 360.6 yards/game which ranks them 46th in Division 1. They have yielded 7 touchdowns via the pass as well as 12 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Green Wave come into this game with a record of 8-1 for this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Green Wave walked away with a victory by a final of 27-13 when they played the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. Michael Pratt (2 TDs) finished the game with 125 yds on 11/19 through the air while his quarterback rate was 137.4. He threw 1 interception and his average yards per attempt was 6.6. Tyjae Spears ran the ball 14 times for 157 yds, ending the game with 11.2 yards per carry for Tulane. Tulane rushed for 6.7 yds per attempt, finishing the contest with 357 yds on 53 carries. The Green Wave finished the contest with a total of 482 yds while running 72 plays (6.7 yds per play). The Green Wave pass defense allowed a completion rate of 52.0%, surrendering 146 yards on 13 for 25 through the air. Tulane conceded 34 attempts on the ground for 111 yards (3.3 yards per rush).
The Tulane Green Wave are averaging 418.7 yards/contest, which is good for 48th in D-1. The Tulane offense has accrued 292 yds of penalties on 35 infractions, which is 127th in D-1 in terms of hurting your team. During the season so far, the Green Wave have racked up 2,146 yards via the pass not to mention holding an average of 238.4 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 66th in college football. Regarding their ability to score points, the Green Wave rank 38th in D-1 maintaining an average of 32.9 points per game.
Tulane has given up a total of 1,143 yards rushing (127.0 yards per contest) as well as 4 touchdowns on the ground on the season. They have allowed the opposition 13 touchdowns via the pass and 180.3 yards per outing, which has them sitting 16th in the country. The Green Wave defense has taken the field for 580 plays, which has them ranked 29th in Division 1. The Green Wave are allowing 16.9 PPG, which has them sitting 11th in the nation. In total, they have given up 152 pts.
Who will win tonight's Knights/Green Wave college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Knights +1
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