Recap - Mustangs Defeat Tulane 31-17
Kyle Padron sliced and diced the Green Wave defense for 354 yards as Southern Methodist handed Tulane a 31-17 defeat on Saturday at Louisiana Superdome.
Southern Methodist was a favorite by 9.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 54.5.
Zach Line rushed for 177 yards, while Kyle Padron added 15 yards in the win. Aldrick Robinson and Cole Beasley added 182 and 135 receiving yards respectively.
Orleans Darkwa rushed for 193 yards for Tulane, while Payten Jason added 60 yards. Ryan Griffin threw for 121 yards for the Green Wave, while receivers Casey Robottom and Cody Sparks had 49 and 37 yards respectively.
Southern Methodist outgained Tulane 542-391 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-21 by the Green Wave.
Southern Methodist lost the time of possession battle 31:31/28:29, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Southern Methodist looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Texas El Paso. Tulane will aim to get back on the winning track vs Southern Miss.