Memphis vs Tulane Prediction NCAAF Picks 10/13

Memphis vs Tulane Prediction NCAAF Picks 10/13

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Memphis vs. Tulane: College Football Preview

The Tulane Green Wave (4-1, 1-0 American) aim for their fourth consecutive win as they face the Memphis Tigers (4-1, 1-0 American) on Friday night at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 PM ET.

 

Crucial Matchup Analysis

Tulane's Recent Success

The Green Wave are riding high with a 4-1 record, including a 35-23 victory over UAB as 22.5-point favorites. Their balanced offense averages 29.6 points, with 230.6 passing yards and 159 rushing yards per game.

Quarterback Michael Pratt has been effective, completing 61 percent of his passes for 184 yards and two touchdowns in the win over the Blazers. Running back Makhi Hughes and receiver Lawrence Keys III have been key contributors to their offensive success.

Strong Defensive Effort

Tulane's defense has held opponents to an average of 17.4 points per game. They allowed only 23 points in their last game and will look to continue their solid performance against Memphis.

 

Memphis' Strong Offense

The Memphis Tigers, with a 4-1 record, recently secured a 35-32 win over Boise State as three-point favorites. Their high-powered offense averages 35.4 points, with 277 passing yards and 162 rushing yards per game.

Quarterback Seth Henigan has been impressive, completing 64 percent of his passes for 269 yards and two touchdowns in the win over the Broncos. Running back Blake Watson and receiver Roc Taylor have also played pivotal roles in their offensive production.

Defensive Challenge for Memphis

Memphis' defense has given up an average of 21.4 points per game. They allowed 32 points in their last game and will need to step up their performance against Tulane's offense.

 

Prediction

Memphis may face a challenge on the road against Tulane, but history is on their side with an 8-0 record in their last 8 home games against Tulane.

With a +4.5 points spread, the prediction is that Memphis will not only cover the spread but also secure the victory. Their recent offensive prowess suggests they can exploit Tulane's defense, making it likely they'll extend their dominance at home.

Expect Memphis to continue their home winning streak against Tulane in a hard-fought battle.

Pick: Memphis +4.5

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