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Houston at Tulane 9/19/19 - College Football Picks & Predictions

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Game Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars
Date & Time Thursday September 19, 2019, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Yulman Stadium New Orleans, Louisiana
Latest odds
TUL -4 Total 57.7
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The Houston Cougars start Week 4 of the college football regular season on Thursday when they visit the Tulane Green Wave at Yulman Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

The Cougars feel to 1-2 on the season after losing on Friday to the Washington State Cougars 31-24. D’Eriq King threw for 128 yards and one touchdown and rushed for 94 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead Houston in the defeat, but the Cougars struggled moving the ball after halftime with two fumbles. 

Tulane improved to 2-1 on the season with a 58-6 rout of Missouri State on Saturday. The Green Wave was led by Justin McMIllan, Amare Jones and Tyjae Apears, as each accounted for two touchdowns. Jones rushed for 73 yards and two touchdowns on the ground, while McMillian ran for two short TDs and McMillan rushed for 49 yards and threw for 122 yards. 

D’Eriq King has thrown for 434 yards, four touchdowns and one interception this season for Houston. Kyle Porter leads all running backs with 213 yards rushing and one touchdown. The leading receiver for the Cougars is Keith Corbin with 144 yards and one touchdown. Grant Stuard leads the defense in tackles with 28.

Justin McMillian has thrown for 424 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions for Tulane. McMillian leads all rusher with 154 yards and three touchdowns, while Darius Bradwell has 143 yards on the ground. The leading receiver is Darnell Mooney with 183 yards and one touchdown. Marvin Moody leads the defense in tackles with 15.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Houston is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 on the road
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Cougars last 5 on the road
  • Tulane is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 at home
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Green Wave’s last 5 at home
Free Pick:
Houston Cougars +4

Houston found it difficult to move the ball in the second half against Washington State a team not known for its defensive prowess. Tulane put up 58 points on the scoreboard against an inferior opponent in Missouri State but has the offense to stay close to Houston. The Green Wave has covered 9 of its last 13 at home. Houston has failed to cover 12 of the last 17 on the road. Final Score Prediction, Houston Cougars win and cover ATS 32-27.

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