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Orange vs Green Wave Game Preview

Syracuse OrangeTulane Green Wave
Oct 8, 8:00 PM | Turf of Louisiana Superdome

Syracuse Orange vs Tulane Green Wave Odds


Week 6 action on Saturday will see the Green Wave looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Orange visit Louisiana Superdome.

The Green Wave are 2-3 so far on the season, and 1-4 ATS vs. the number. The Orange, meanwhile, are 3-2 and 2-3 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Tulane go 3-2 and the Orange go 3-2 on the totals.

View Syracuse vs Tulane Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The visitors opened as 10-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as yet, check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Green Wave sit at No. 118 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Orange are at No. 92 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Orange will win this game 26-21.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tulane's No. 79-ranked offense, averaging 26.4 PPG, against a Orange defense that ranks No. 67 this week at 26 PPG. The Green Wave aerial game is averaging 211.6 yards per game, less than the Orange secondary allows through the air, 280.6 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Orange feature the league's No. 71-rated road run defense, allowing 175 yards per game. Tulane, meanwhile, ranks No. 110 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for Syracuse, they were a 19-16 loser as they battled Rutgers at home. Syracuse failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 35 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Tulane was a 45-6 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Army. They failed to cover the 7–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (51) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 7-3

Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

A few Orange at Green Wave trends to consider:
Syracuse is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Syracuse's last 5 games on the road
Syracuse is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Syracuse's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulane's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tulane's last 9 games
Tulane is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
Tulane is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Syracuse home to West Virginia, Friday, October 21
Tulane home to Texas El Paso, Saturday, October 15