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Duke Blue Devils vs Tulane Green Wave Week 1 Betting Prediction and Odds

Betting fans will be looking to hit pay dirt on Thursday when the Tulane Green Wave host the Duke Blue Devils at Yulman Stadium in Week 1 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Tulane Green Wave sat as 13.5-point underdog, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 21-18 result in favor of the Blue Devils. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Duke Blue Devils vs Tulane Green Wave Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Tulane battles the Duke Blue Devils, currently with a 9-4 mark (8-4-1 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 5-7 for the Green Wave and 5-8 for the Duke Blue Devils. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tulane vs Duke injuries news.

The Tulane Green Wave sit at No. 108 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Duke Blue Devils are at No. 39 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Tulane Green Wave No. 124-ranked offense (16 PPG) against a Duke Blue Devils defense that ranks No. 25 at 21.77 PPG. The Tulane Green Wave passing attack has averaged 201.25 yards per game, less than the Duke Blue Devils give up through the air (206.77 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Duke Blue Devils feature the league's No. 50-rated road run defense, allowing 158.43 yards per game. Tulane, meanwhile, ranks No. 108 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Arizona State won its last game, 36-31 over Duke on Saturday, behind a 103-yard receiving performance from Jaelen Strong at Sun Bowl.

The Green Wave suffered a Week 15 loss against Temple in their last game, falling 10-3 at Yulman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Duke is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Duke is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Duke's last 9 games
  • Duke is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Tulane is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Tulane is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tulane's last 8 games
  • Tulane is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Duke home to N.C. Central, Saturday, September 12th
Tulane at Georgia Tech, Saturday, September 12th