At 3:30 ET, the Roadrunners and Green Wave meet up at Yulman Stadium for a week 13 NCAAF matchup. The action will be broadcast on ABC, and it’s all happening on Friday, November 24th. In a matchup between two American Athletic teams, the Green Wave are 3 point favorites at home. Are they they best bet on the spread? Check out my breakdown and analysis of this matchup below.


The Pick: UTSA Roadrunners +3

This game will be played at Yulman Stadium at 3:30 ET on Friday, November 24th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 28-25 in favor of Tulane.
  • Even though we have Tulane winning straight-up, we like UTSA at +3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 52.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 53 points.

Can the Roadrunners Lock in a Win at New Orleans?

With a 8-3 record, the UTSA Roadrunners take on Tulane. Their road record so far is (3-2) and at home (5-1).

Heading into this week’s matchup with Tulane, the Roadrunners have been favored in 10 games and the underdog in one. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 5-5-1.

After 11 games, the average over/under line in UTSA’s matches stands at 59 points. The collective score in their games has averaged 57.4 points, resulting in an OU record of 4-7.

On offense, UTSA comes into the game averaging 33.1, which is 26th in the NCAA. On average, they are averaging 254.5 passing yards (47th) compared to 45th in rushing yards. For the season, they are averaging 423 rushing attempts per contest.

Coming into their matchup vs. Tulane, the UTSA defense is 92nd in points allowed, giving up 24.3 points per game. So far, opponents have averaged 241.3 passing yards per game against them (129th in the country). Against the run, they’re allowing 129.6 rushing yards, which ranks them 51st in college football.

Can Tulane Live Up to the Hype at Home?

The Tulane Green Wave take on the UTSA with a 10-1 record, including 5-0 on the road and 4-1 at home.

So far, Tulane has been favored nine times and the underdog in one game. This has led to an ATS record of 4-6 and an average scoring differential of +9.3.

After 11 games, the average over/under line in Tulane’s matches stands at 54 points. The collective score in their games has averaged 46.4 points, resulting in an OU record of 2-8.

Tulane’s rushing attack is ranked 39th in college football with 410 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 164.6 rushing yards per game, placing them 59th nationally. On average, they are attempting 26.3 passes per game leading to 229.8 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 55th position, averaging 27.8 points per game.

Tulane’s defense sits at 65th for points allowed, allowing 18.5 points per game. So far, teams have been averaging 246.2 passing yards per game against them (142nd nationally). On the ground, they’re yielding 79.5 rushing yards, ranking them 7th in college football.