Memphis vs. Tulane
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 6:00 PM (Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium)
MEM -4 O/U 59.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
Can you ride the wave for a long period of time? That is a good question and it is one that the Green Wave will be asking as they have to head to Memphis. Now, the Green Wave may not be walking in Memphis, but would really like to have a chance to run away in the game in Memphis. Heading into this game the Green Wave have been able to pick up quite a few wins and really have looked like a polished team, but still need to do a little bit better.
The Green Wave have been able to score at a clip o 39.2 points a game. The team has ended up throwing for a total of 208.3 yards a game, but have ended up rushing the ball for 288 yards a game. The defense for the Tulane squad has allowed 19.2 points a game. The passing defense has given up 179.3 yards a game, but have ended up allowing only 147 yards on the ground.
Memphis is coming into the game here after getting handed their first loss on the year. The loss was a little bit on the shocking side as the Tigers were expected to win the game rather easily, but the Temple team was able to take the 2 point lead they had and hold onto it. Granted, the loss was on the road so it did not sting as much, but it was still the first loss for the Tigers on the year.
Memphis has an offense that has ended up scoring at a clip of 37.8 points per game. The team has thrown the ball for 266 yards a game and rushed for right at 200 yards a game this season. The Tigers have allowed 21 points on the year defensively, but have ended up giving up only 165.7 yards a game in the air and 181.5 yards a game on the ground.
When Memphis plays host to Tulane the Tigers will look to bounce back from their recent loss. That may be a lot harder than what the Tiger expect as Tulane has a great defense this year that has shut down a lot of offenses, but it will be a high scoring game here as both offense can take control in this game. Final Score Prediction, Memphis Tigers win and cover 35-30.