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SMU Mustangs Hosting the Tulane Green Wave Week 13 Odds and Betting Pick

Tulane travels to SMU on Saturday, hoping to boost its 5-6 mark in Week 13 action with a victory over the Mustangs.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the SMU Mustangs here saw them at Bovada as -7.5-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Odds Shark college football prediction models picked a 35-29 result in favor of the Mustangs on Saturday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Tulane Green Wave vs SMU Mustangs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

SMU bring a 6-5 record (6-5 ATS) to the Week 13 betting matchup against the 5-6 Tulane Green Wave, who are 7-4 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen SMU go 6-5 so far and the Green Wave go 5-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and SMU vs Tulane injuries news.

The game pits the SMU Mustangs, currently No. 56 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Tulane Green Wave, who rate No. 93 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits SMU's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 40.09 PPG, against a Tulane defense that ranks No. 77 this week at 28.09 PPG. The SMU aerial game is averaging 301.91 yards per game, more than the Tulane Green Wave secondary allows through the air, 212.09 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Tulane Green Wave own the league's No. 93-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 205.8 yards per game when on the road. SMU, on the other hand, rates No. 33 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for the the Cougars, they were scorched by Terren Encalade for 186 receiving yards against the Green Wave in a 20-17 loss at Yulman Stadium.

Xavier Jones ran through the Memphis defense for 175 yards in SMU's last game, but the Mustangs still lost a 66-45 decision at Liberty Bowl.

Betting Trends
  • Tulane is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Tulane is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulane's last 6 games
  • Tulane is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Southern Methodist is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Southern Methodist is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Methodist's last 6 games
  • Southern Methodist is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home