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Point Spread Favors the Cougars in NCAA College Football Battle with the Tulane Green Wave

The Houston Cougars host Tulane on Saturday, looking to build on their 4-5 ATS mark against the 3-6 Green Wave in NCAA college football betting action at TDECU Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Houston Cougars in this one found them as -22-point favorites at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 41-19 result in favor of the Cougars. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Cougars sit at 7-2 (4-5 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Tulane Green Wave are currently 3-6 (4-5 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Houston is 4-5 OU, and Tulane is 5-4 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Tulane injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Houston Cougars at No. 12 and the Tulane Green Wave at No. 109 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Houston Cougars No. 21-ranked offense (38.44 PPG) against a Tulane Green Wave defense that ranks No. 69 at 27.62 PPG. The Houston Cougars passing attack has averaged 290.78 yards per game, more than the Tulane Green Wave give up through the air (203.88 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Tulane Green Wave own the league's No. 0-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 180 yards per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 0 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tulane was hammered in its last outing, as UCF ran up a 37-6 score against them at Bright House Networks Stadium.

The Cougars grabbed a Week 9 victory over the Knights in their last game, winning 31-24 at TDECU Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Tulane is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Tulane is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulane's last 6 games
  • Tulane is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tulane home to Temple, Saturday, November 19th
Houston home to Louisville, Thursday, November 17th

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