Week 6 odds - Mean Green vs. Green Wave

North Texas Mean Green Tulane Green Wave
2-2 October 05, 2013, 03:30 | Mercedes-Benz Superdome 3-2

 

Mercedes-Benz Superdome will feature Green Wave vs. Mean Green on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 6 action.

The Mean Green will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 3-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Green Wave are 3-2 ATS. North Texas is 2-2 against the total, while Tulane is 2-3 versus the number.

View North Texas Mean Green vs Tulane Green Wave Odds and Stats.

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Mean Green listed as 2-point favorites earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.

The game pits the Green Wave, currently No. 79 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Mean Green, who rate No. 80 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 30-28 victory for the Green Wave.

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Orleans Darkwa ran through the Louisiana-Monroe defense for 118 yards in Tulane's last game, handing the Warhawks a 31-14 setback on Saturday at Malone Stadium.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tulane's No. 71-ranked offense (29 PPG) against a Mean Green defense that ranks No. 70 at 26.25 PPG. The Green Wave passing attack has averaged 197.2 yards per game, less than the Mean Green give up through the air (313 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Mean Green feature the league's No. 32-rated road run defense, allowing 118.33 yards per game. Tulane, meanwhile, ranks No. 110 in rushing offense at home.

A few Mean Green at Green Wave trends to consider:
North Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
North Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
North Texas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
North Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tulane is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
Tulane is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tulane's last 7 games
Tulane is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
North Texas at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, October 12th
Tulane at East Carolina, Saturday, October 12th