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Houston Cougars at Tulane Green Wave Week 12 Betting Pick and Odds

The Tulane Green Wave will try to pick up win and cover the spread at Yulman Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Houston Cougars in Week 12 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home Tulane Green Wave were 9-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 34-26 result in favor of the Cougars early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Houston Cougars vs Tulane Green Wave Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Tulane battles the Houston Cougars, currently with a 6-3 mark (5-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 5-5 for the Green Wave and 2-7 for the Houston Cougars. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tulane vs Houston injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tulane Green Wave rated this week at No. 83 and the Houston Cougars sitting at No. 55.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tulane's No. 76-ranked offense, averaging 27.2 PPG, against a Houston defense that ranks No. 48 this week at 24.33 PPG. The Tulane aerial game is averaging 138.5 yards per game, less than the Houston Cougars secondary allows through the air, 291.56 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Houston Cougars own the league's No. 72-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 179.75 yards per game when on the road. Tulane, on the other hand, rates No. 7 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

D'Eriq King's 330-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Houston earned a 52-27 win over East Carolina on Saturday at TDECU Stadium.

Dontrell Hilliard went over the 100-yard mark (189) in his team's latest effort as Tulane defeated East Carolina by a score of 31-24 on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 10 games
  • Houston is 17-7-1 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Houston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Tulane is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Tulane is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Tulane is 2-10-1 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Houston
  • Tulane is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Navy, Friday, November 24th
Tulane at SMU, Saturday, November 25th