Week 3 odds - Green Wave vs. Bulldogs
Tulane Green Wave vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Odds
The visiting Green Wave hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at Joe Aillet Stadium against the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs are 1-1 so far on the season, and 0-2 ATS vs. the number. The Green Wave, meanwhile, are 1-1 and 1-1 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Louisiana Tech go 0-2 and the Green Wave go 1-1 on the totals.
Betting Line: Bettors going with the Bulldogs in this game found them listed as 7.5-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 83-rated Bulldogs and the No. 94-ranked Green Wave, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 40-20 result in favor of the Green Wave.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Louisiana Tech's No. 91-ranked offense, averaging 20.5 PPG, against a Green Wave defense that ranks No. 59 this week at 24 PPG. The Bulldogs aerial game is averaging 172 yards per game, less than the Green Wave secondary allows through the air, 270.5 YPG per game.
Tulane lost its last outing, a 41-39 result against South Alabama on September 7. Tulane failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point favorite, while the 80 combined points took the game OVER the total. Nick Montana's 327-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as South Alabama earned a 41-39 win over Tulane on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Louisiana Tech was a 27-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against Lamar. They failed to cover the 28.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (41) made winners of UNDER bettors. Tevin King went over the 100-yard mark (182) in his team's latest effort as Louisiana Tech defeated Lamar by a score of 27-14 on Saturday.
Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing in September are 2-8
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 2-8
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 8-2
A few Green Wave at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulane's last 5 games on the road
Tulane is 3-21 SU in its last 24 games
Tulane is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Louisiana Tech's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Louisiana Tech's last 15 games
Louisiana Tech is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Louisiana Tech is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games
Tulane at Syracuse, Saturday, September 21
Louisiana Tech at Kansas, Saturday, September 21