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Houston Cougars vs Tulane Green Wave Week 7 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Week 7 action on Friday will see the Tulane Green Wave looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Houston Cougars visit Yulman Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at 16 for the Tulane Green Wave earlier in the week. As of Friday afternoon, Tulane currently sits at +20.5 and the total is set at 58.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 36-20 win for the Cougars. 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

The Tulane Green Wave sport a record of 2-3 and 2-3 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Houston Cougars sit at 5-0 and 3-2 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 4-1 for the Green Wave and 3-1-1 for the Cougars. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tulane vs Houston injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Tulane Green Wave at No. 114 and the Houston Cougars at No. 21 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tulane's No. 107-ranked offense, averaging 22 PPG, against a Houston defense that ranks No. 59 this week at 24.2 PPG. The Tulane aerial game is averaging 208.4 yards per game, less than the Houston Cougars secondary allows through the air, 302.6 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Houston Cougars feature the league's No. 16-rated road run defense, allowing 100 yards per game. Tulane, meanwhile, ranks No. 108 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 49-28 score against Southern Methodist at TDECU Stadium.


Tulane didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Owls as Temple blasted them 49-10 in Week 6 action.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
  • Houston is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Tulane is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Tulane is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulane's last 5 games
  • Tulane is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Central Florida, Saturday, October 24th
Tulane at Navy, Saturday, October 24th