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SMU Mustangs Visit Tulane Green Wave in Week 9 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

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 SMU Mustangs in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at -1 for the Tulane Green Wave . NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 30-22 win for the Green Wave. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

SMU Mustangs vs Tulane Green Wave Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the SMU Mustangs have seen them go 3-4 and 5-2 ATS so far this season, while the Tulane Green Wave are at 3-4 and 4-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Green Wave are 4-3, while the Mustangs are 2-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tulane vs SMU injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 102-rated Tulane Green Wave and the No. 106-ranked SMU Mustangs, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Tulane Green Wave No. 74-ranked offense (28 PPG) against a SMU Mustangs defense that ranks No. 84 at 30.29 PPG. The Tulane Green Wave passing attack has averaged 99.57 yards per game, less than the SMU Mustangs give up through the air (259.86 YPG on average).

Defensively, the SMU Mustangs feature the league's No. 99-rated road run defense, allowing 229.25 yards per game. Tulane, meanwhile, ranks No. 24 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Braeden West ran through the Houston defense for 115 yards in SMU's last game, handing the Cougars a 38-16 setback on Saturday at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

In their last game, Tulane got a 166-yard performance from Josh Rounds, but Tulsa prevailed 50-27.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Methodist is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Southern Methodist is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Southern Methodist's last 8 games
  • Southern Methodist is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Tulane is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tulane's last 10 games
  • Tulane is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Tulane is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Southern Methodist

Next Betting Matchups

SMU home to Memphis, Saturday, November 5th
Tulane at UCF, Saturday, November 5th