Week 11 odds - Golden Hurricane vs. Pirates

Tulsa Golden Hurricane East Carolina Pirates
2-6 November 09, 2013, 03:45 | Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium 6-2



Tulsa visits East Carolina on Saturday, hoping to send the Pirates to a loss while also covering the spread in NCAAF action at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

They will face the 2-6 Golden Hurricane, who own a 1-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Pirates are 4-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Golden Hurricane are 4-4 favoring the OVER.

View Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs East Carolina Pirates Odds and Stats.

The Pirates were listed as -14-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines.

This game matches up the No. 18 (Pirates) and the No. 83 (Golden Hurricane) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 39-15 result in favor of the Pirates is predicted by handicapping models.

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Last time out for Tulsa, they were a 34-15 loser as they battled UTSA at home. Tulsa failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 49 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Justin Hardy hauled in 5 passes for 136 yards against the Florida International defense in the team's last game, leading East Carolina over the Golden Panthers 34-13 on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up East Carolina's No. 30-ranked offense (36.75 PPG) against a Golden Hurricane defense that ranks No. 89 at 31 PPG. The Pirates passing attack has averaged 335.12 yards per game, more than the Golden Hurricane give up through the air (195 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Golden Hurricane feature the league's No. 85-rated road run defense, allowing 196.5 yards per game. East Carolina, meanwhile, ranks No. 118 in rushing offense at home.

A few Golden Hurricane at Pirates trends to consider:
Tulsa is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
Tulsa is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Tulsa is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Tulsa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
East Carolina is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
East Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
East Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of East Carolina's last 7 games at home


Next up:
Tulsa at Marshall, Thursday, November 14th
East Carolina at UAB, Saturday, November 16th
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