Pirates battle Green Wave in Week 9 odds

Tulane Green WaveEast Carolina Pirates
Oct 29, 3:30 PM | Grass of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium

Tulane Green Wave vs East Carolina Pirates Odds

2-6TEAM RECORD3-4

The Green Wave will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Pirates in East Carolina at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday in Week 9 action.

Supporters of the Green Wave have seen them go 2-6 and 2-6 ATS so far this season, while the Pirates are at 3-4 and 4-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Pirates are 2-5, while the Green Wave are 4-4.

View Tulane vs East Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks had the Pirates pegged as 14.5-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Pirates sit at No. 77 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Green Wave are at No. 102 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Pirates will win this game 20-18.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up East Carolina's No. 83-ranked offense (24.4 PPG) against a Green Wave defense that ranks No. 111 at 35.1 PPG. The Pirates passing attack has averaged 309.6 yards per game, more than the Green Wave give up through the air (201.5 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Green Wave feature the league's No. 78-rated road run defense, allowing 184 yards per game. East Carolina, meanwhile, ranks No. 116 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Tulane was a 33-17 loser at home against Memphis. They failed to cover the 12.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (50) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, East Carolina was a 38-35 winner on the road against Navy. They covered the 13–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (73) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on grass are 0-10
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 3-7

East Carolina Pirates Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 6-4

A few Green Wave at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tulane's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tulane's last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Tulane's last 21 games on the road
Tulane is 5-11-1 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
East Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tulane
East Carolina is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Tulane
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of East Carolina's last 6 games
East Carolina is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next up:
Tulane at Southern Methodist, Saturday, November 5
East Carolina home to Southern Miss, Saturday, November 5

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