Tulane Green Wave vs Florida Atlantic Owls Prediction, 11/18/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tulane Green Wave vs Florida Atlantic Owls
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
Location: FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Owls (+7)
The Florida Atlantic Owls (4-6) will play the Tulane Green Wave (9-1) at FAU Stadium on Saturday, November 18, 2023. Tulane opens this contest as 7-point favorites. The over/under is set at 48.5.
The Tulane Green Wave head into this game 9-1 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Green Wave played the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and took home the win by a score of 24-22. Makhi Hughes led the offense in rushing for the Green Wave with 19 carries for 131 yds (6.9 yds per attempt). Michael Pratt went 16/29 with 194 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 115.8 and finished the game with 1 pick. On the ground, the Green Wave conceded 122 yards on 33 attempts, which is an average of 3.7 yds per run allowed. Tulane relinquished 26 pass completions on 41 attempts for 355 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.4%. On the day, they tallied 64 plays which totaled 357 yards. The Tulane Green Wave ended up rushing 35 different times and recorded 163 yds, which is an average of 4.7 yds per carry.
The Green Wave have tallied 3,972 total yards this season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Tulane has compiled 19 touchdowns through the air and 13 rushing touchdowns. They have given the ball to the opposition 14 times. Tulane has accrued 202 first downs offensively, and they have committed 51 infractions for 487 yards. As a team they're maintaining an average of 169.6 yards rushing ranking them 50th in the country. Concerning putting points on the board, the Tulane Green Wave have an average of 28.2 PPG.
When talking about yards through the air, the Green Wave have given up 2,506 yds which has them sitting in 112th in college football. They are conceding 250.6 yards per contest via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 65.3%. Over the course of this season, they are allowing 332.9 yards per outing putting them 33rd in Division 1. They have yielded 13 touchdowns by air as well as 9 touchdowns pounding the rock. The opposition is running for 2.9 yards per run and 82.3 rushing yards per game so far this season. Overall, they have conceded 823 running yards through 10 games. The Green Wave rank 25th in the nation regarding team defense, giving up 19.6 points per game.
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The Owls head into this game 4-6 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Owls took a loss by a final score of 22-7 when they played the East Carolina Pirates. Daniel Richardson walked away from the game with 151 yds on 24/36 through the air while his QB rate was 96.3. He had 1 interception and his average yards per attempt was 4.2. Larry McCammon III carried the rock 12 times for 36 yds, ending the game with 3.0 yards per carry for Florida Atlantic. Florida Atlantic rushed the football for 0.7 yards per tote, totaling 21 yards on 31 carries. The Owls finished with 172 yards on 68 plays (2.5 yds per play). The Owls secondary allowed a completion rate of 60.0%, relinquishing 156 yards on 18 for 30 through the air. Florida Atlantic gave up 38 run attempts for 79 yards (2.1 yds per rush).
Regarding how much they score, the Owls currently rank 79th in the nation by scoring 25.6 points per outing. The Florida Atlantic Owls have an average of 345.6 yards/outing, which has them sitting 96th in college football. The Florida Atlantic offense has totaled 345 yds of penalties on 36 infractions, which is 129th in college football in terms of helping out the other team. They have thrown 14 interceptions while surrendering 2 fumbles and they have been able to record 188 first downs. During this campaign thus far, the Owls have earned 2,256 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 225.6 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 68th in college football. They have an average of 120.0 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 1,200 yards for the season.
Florida Atlantic has allowed the opposition a total of 1,496 yards via the ground game (149.6 yards per outing) and 12 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this year. They have allowed the opposition 17 touchdowns through the air as well as 247.1 yards/outing, ranking them 107th in D-1. Their defense has totaled 7 fumbles recovered and 9 interceptions for the season. The Owls defense has participated in 747 plays, which has them ranked 130th in the nation. The Owls are giving up 25.8 points per game, which has them sitting 62nd in the nation. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 258 points.
Who will win tonight's Green Wave/Owls college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Green Wave -7
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