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Green Wave Tigers Betting Preview for Week 8

Memphis TigersTulane Green Wave
Oct 22, 3:30 PM | Turf of Louisiana Superdome

Memphis Tigers vs Tulane Green Wave Odds

1-6TEAM RECORD2-5

The Green Wave will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Tigers at Louisiana Superdome in Week 8 action.

The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Green Wave are 2-5 ATS. Memphis is 2-5 on the totals; Tulane is 4-3.

View Memphis vs Tulane Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Fans backing the Green Wave here saw them open as 13-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 102-rated Green Wave and the No. 119-ranked Tigers, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 17-5 result in favor of the Green Wave.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tulane's No. 83-ranked offense, averaging 24.7 PPG, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 116 this week at 36.4 PPG. The Green Wave aerial game is averaging 235.7 yards per game, less than the Tigers secondary allows through the air, 303.9 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Tigers feature the league's No. 96-rated road run defense, allowing 205.3 yards per game. Tulane, meanwhile, ranks No. 107 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for Memphis, they were a 35-17 loser as they battled East Carolina at home. Memphis failed to cover in the match as a 14-point underdog, while 52 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Tulane was a 44-7 loser at home against Texas El Paso. They failed to cover the 1–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (51) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing in October are 1-9
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 0-10

Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Tigers at Green Wave trends to consider:
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tulane
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games on the road
Memphis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Tulane
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tulane's last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tulane's last 7 games at home
Tulane is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Memphis
Tulane is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Memphis

Next up:
Memphis at Central Florida, Saturday, October 29
Tulane at East Carolina, Saturday, October 29

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