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Mean Green open as underdog vs Golden Hurricane

North Texas Mean GreenTulsa Golden Hurricane
Oct 1, 7:00 PM | Turf of Chapman Stadium

North Texas Mean Green vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane Odds

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Week 5 action on Saturday will see the Golden Hurricane looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Mean Green visit Chapman Stadium.

The Golden Hurricane sit at 1-3 (2-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Mean Green are currently 1-3 (2-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Tulsa is 1-3 OU, and North Texas is 2-2 OU.

View North Texas vs Tulsa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Tulsa opened as 21.5-point favorites. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Golden Hurricane, currently No. 19 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Mean Green, who rate No. 63 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 16-7 victory for the Golden Hurricane.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tulsa's No. 84-ranked offense (24.8 PPG) against a Mean Green defense that ranks No. 110 at 37.8 PPG. The Golden Hurricane passing attack has averaged 192.5 yards per game, less than the Mean Green give up through the air (337.2 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Mean Green feature the league's No. 106-rated road run defense, allowing 277.5 yards per game. Tulsa, meanwhile, ranks No. 5 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, North Texas was a 24-21 winner at home against Indiana. They covered the 5.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (45) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Tulsa was a 41-21 loser on the road against Boise State. They covered the 27.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (62) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 0-10
When playing outside the conference are 1-9

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

A few Mean Green at Golden Hurricane trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of North Texas's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Texas's last 6 games
North Texas is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
North Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Tulsa is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 5 games at home
Tulsa is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games

Next up:
North Texas home to Florida Atlantic, Saturday, October 8
Tulsa home to UAB, Saturday, October 15

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