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Roadrunners vs Green Wave Betting Preview

Tulane Green Wave UTSA Roadrunners
6-3 November 09, 2013, 02:00 | Alamodome 4-5



A key Week 11 battle has the visiting Green Wave travelling to UTSA on Saturday to face the Roadrunners.

This season the Roadrunners are 4-5 overall and 5-3-1 ATS against the number, while the Green Wave are 6-3 and 6-3 ATS. As for the totals, UTSA is 3-6 on the OU, and Tulane is 4-5.

View Tulane Green Wave vs UTSA Roadrunners Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as Sportsbook.ag had set the Roadrunners as -7.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

The Roadrunners - Green Wave odds would favor the Roadrunners if the lines were set according to power ranks. UTSA is rated No. 73 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Green Wave sit at No. 80. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 27-21 win for the Green Wave.

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In their last action, Tulane was a 34-17 loser on the road against Florida Atlantic. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (51) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Green Wave suffered a Week 10 loss against Florida Atlantic in their last game, falling 34-17 at GEO Group Stadium. David Glasco went over the 100-yard mark (135) in his team's latest effort as UTSA defeated Tulsa by a score of 34-15 on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits UTSA's No. 75-ranked offense, averaging 27.33 PPG, against a Green Wave defense that ranks No. 52 this week at 24.89 PPG. The Roadrunners aerial game is averaging 240.89 yards per game, less than the Green Wave secondary allows through the air, 251.22 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Green Wave feature the league's No. 31-rated road run defense, allowing 135.75 yards per game. UTSA, meanwhile, ranks No. 59 in rushing offense at home.

A few Green Wave at Roadrunners trends to consider:
Tulane is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Tulane is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Tulane is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
Tulane is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
UTSA is 9-3-1 ATS in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UTSA's last 7 games
UTSA is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UTSA's last 5 games at home


Next up:
Tulane at Texas El Paso, Saturday, November 23rd
UTSA at North Texas, Saturday, November 23rd