USTA vs Tulane ncaaf prediction

NCAAF UTSA Roadrunners vs Tulane Wave Prediction 11/24/2023

The UTSA Roadrunners (8-3) travel to face off against the Tulane Green Wave (10-1) on Friday, November 24th. This game will be played at Yulman Stadium in New Orleans and televised on ABC. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Kickoff is set for 3:30 ET.

UTSA Roadrunners vs Tulane Green Wave

The UTSA Roadrunners Are Coming Off A Win

Most recently, UTSA faced off with South Florida and picked up an easy 49-21 win. Frank Harris delivered a passer rating of 117.21 as he threw for 411 yards against South Florida. In the game, he made 46 passing attempts and completed 67.4% of his passes.

When looking at how their game played out from a betting perspective, their combined 70 points resulting in the over hitting. The over/under line going into the game was 66. UTSA also covered the spread as 14-point favorites.

This season, the UTSA Roadrunners are currently 8-3. So far this season, they have played five road games and six at home.

UTSA’s average scoring differential for the season is +8.8 leading to an ATS mark of 5-5-1. The Roadrunners have been favored 10 times and the underdog in one games In 11 games played, the average over/under line for UTSA’s games has been set at 59 points. These contests have seen an average combined score of 57.4 points, resulting in an OU record of 4-7.

The Tulane Green Wave Are Coming Off A Win

The Green Wave’s most recent game came against Florida Atlantic and led to them picking up a 24-8 win. In the win vs. Florida Atlantic, quarterback Michael Pratt concluded with a QB rating of 137.8, connecting on 21 of 28 passes for 252 yards. He also added three touchdowns to his performance.

With an over/under line of 47.5 going into the game, the teams fell short of that number with 32 points. Tulane covered the spread as 8-point favorites.

So far, the Tulane Green Wave are 10-1, including going 5-0 on the road and 4-1 at home.

Heading into this week’s matchup with UTSA, the Green Wave have been favored in nine games and the underdog in one. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 4-6. So far this season, Tulane boasts an over/under record of 2-8. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 46.4 points, while the average over/under line has been 54 points.

UTSA Offense Breakdown

UTSA’s rushing attack is ranked 29th in college football with 423 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 175.6 rushing yards per game, placing them 45th nationally. On average, they are attempting 34.1 passes per game leading to 254.5 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 26th position, averaging 33.1 points per game.

Frank Harris is the top passer for the team this season, with 2308 yards and an average of 12 per completion. His completion rate is 64.8%, and he’s thrown 17 touchdowns.

Tulane Offense Breakdown

On the ground, the Green Wave are 39th in college football at 410 attempts per game. This has led to an average of 164.6 (59th). So far, they have turned to the passing game 26.3 and have a per game average of 229.8. Overall, they are 55th in points (27.8 PPG).

This season, Michael Pratt has thrown for 2043 yards while maintaining an average of 13.2 per completion. His completion percentage stands at 68.9%, and he’s recorded 19 touchdowns.

UTSA Team Defense

The Roadrunners defense faces off against Tulane with 38 sacks and are 1st in QB hurries. When it comes to points allowed, they’re giving up 24.3 points per game which is 92nd in the nation. Against the pass, they’re 129th in the NCAA, allowing 241.3 passing yards per game. UTSA’s run defense is yielding 129.6 rushing yards per contest.

Tulane Team Defense

The Green Wave defense will take the field with 30 sacks and are 1st QB hurries. When it comes to points allowed, they’re at 18.5 points per game (65th). Against the pass, the team is 142nd in the NCAA, allowing 246.2 passing yards per game. Additionally, Tulane’s run defense has 79.5 rushing yards per contest.

UTSA vs Tulane Trends

  • UTSA is 5-4-1 in their last ten games road games.
  • At home, Tulane has gone 8-2 against the spread (last ten).
  • Looking back at the last ten times Tulane went into a game as the underdog, their ATS mark was 6-4.
  • Over their last five games as the betting favorite, UTSA has an ATS record of 3-1-1.

UTSA vs Tulane Prediction

After an impressive defensive showing against Florida Atlantic, I’m favoring UTSA to cover the spread this week, especially with the line currently set at +3.

Games featuring UTSA this season have averaged 57.4 points in total. Considering the over/under line at 52.5, I’m backing the over.

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