Golden Hurricane vs Bulldogs Betting Matchup Report
Fresno State Bulldogs vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane Odds
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane host Fresno State on Saturday, looking to build on their 2-1 ATS mark against the 2-1 Bulldogs in NCAAF action at Chapman Stadium.
The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Golden Hurricane are 2-1 ATS. Fresno State is 1-1 on the totals; Tulsa is 1-1.
Betting Line: The visitors opened as 5.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as yet, check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Golden Hurricane, currently No. 94 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 37 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 56-55 victory for the Golden Hurricane.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tulsa's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 44.7 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 52 this week at 22 PPG. The Golden Hurricane aerial game is averaging 239.3 yards per game, more than the Bulldogs secondary allows through the air, 182 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Bulldogs feature the league's No. 102-rated road run defense, allowing 366 yards per game. Tulsa, meanwhile, ranks No. 7 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Fresno State was a 69-14 winner at home against Colorado. They covered the 14.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (83) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In Fresno State's last outing, Derek Carr threw for 300 yards to lead the Bulldogs over Colorado 69-14 at Bulldog Stadium.
Tulsa won its last outing, a 66-16 result against Nicholls State on September 15. Since it involved a non-board school, there was no point spread or total on the game. Ja'Terian Douglas tore up the turf for 163 rushing yards in the latest Golden Hurricane game, a 66-16 win over the Colonels at Chapman Stadium.
Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 3-7
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
A few Bulldogs at Golden Hurricane trends to consider:
Fresno State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tulsa
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Fresno State's last 14 games on the road
Fresno State is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Fresno State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tulsa is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
Tulsa is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
Tulsa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Fresno State
Fresno State home to San Diego State, Saturday, September 29
Tulsa at UAB, Saturday, September 29