This week’s 12 CFB showdown between the Green Wave and Owls can be found on ESPN+ at 12:00 (11/18/23). The game will be held at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton (FL). The Green Wave are set as 9.5 point favorites on the road in this American Athletic showdown. Can they pull off a road win and cover the spread?
TULANE GREEN WAVE VS FLORIDA ATLANTIC OWLS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Florida Atlantic Owls +9.5
This game will be played at FAU Stadium at 12:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE FLORIDA ATLANTIC OWLS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 29-20 in favor of Tulane.
- Even though we have Tulane winning straight-up, we like Florida Atlantic at +9.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 47.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 49 points.
Will Tulane Live Up to Expectations on the Road?
This season, the Tulane Green Wave are currently 9-1. So far this season, they have played four road games and five at home.
Tulane’s average scoring differential for the season is +8.6 leading to an ATS mark of 3-6. The Green Wave have been favored eight times and the underdog in one games
This season, Tulane holds an over/under record of 2-7. On average, their games have produced a combined total of 47.8 points, with the typical over/under line set at 54.7 points.
The Green Wave are currently ranked 33rd in college football with 381 rushing attempts per game. In terms of rush yards, they are at 172.4 rushing yards per game, which is 49th in the nation. Looking at their production in the passing game, they are averaging 26 attempts per game and gain an average of 227.6 passing yards. Overall, they hold the 54th spot with 28.2 points per game.
This season, the Green Wave’s defense has allowed 84.2 rushing yards per game, ranking 203rd. Opponents average 250.6 passing yards, and opposing quarterbacks have put together a passer rating of 85.3 against Tulane. They hold the 80th position in NCAA points allowed.
Can Florida Atlantic Grab a Win at Home?
So far, the Florida Atlantic Owls are 4-6, including going 2-3 on the road and 2-3 at home.
Against the spread, Florida Atlantic has gone 3-6-1 this season. The Owls have been favored six times compared to four games as the underdog.
So far this season, Florida Atlantic boasts an over/under record of 5-5. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 51.4 points, while the average over/under line has been 53.9 points.
Florida Atlantic’s offense has put up an average of 25.6 points per game, placing them 65th in the NCAA rankings. Through the air, they’ve gained 225.6 passing yards on average, ranking 68th in the nation. On the ground, they’re holding the 99th position in rushing yards, with 309 rushing attempts per game this season.
Florida Atlantic’s defense holds the 68th rank in passing yards allowed per game as they head into this game. On average, opponents have made 34.3 passing attempts against the Owls. They have given up 25.8 points per game, which places them at 94th in college football. In the rush defense category, they rank 86th in the NCAA.