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Tulane at SMU 10/21/21 - College Football Picks & Predictions

SMU Mustangs vs Tulane Green Wave Odds & Info

Game SMU Mustangs vs Tulane Green Wave
Date & Time Thursday October 21, 2021, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Gerald J. Ford Stadium
Latest odds
SMU -14 ; Total 70
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In Thursday night college football action, the Tulane Green Wave will travel to Gerald J. Ford Stadium to take on the SMU Mustangs. The Green Wave (1-5) have played a difficult schedule and are surrendering 40.2 points per contest. Last week, Tulane trailed by 14 points after one quarter during a 40-22 home loss versus Houston.

Tulane took a 22-17 third quarter lead on a 29-yard touchdown pass from Michael Pratt to Will Wallace. Tyjae Spears added a 39-yard touchdown romp for the Green Wave.

The SMU Mustangs are one of three undefeated teams in American Conference play and rank 14th in the country in passing offense (315.8 ypg). Last time out, SMU overcame a 14-point first half deficit to rally for a 31-24 road victory against Navy. The 21st-ranked Mustangs (6-0) outgained the Midshipmen by a 404-241 margin and turned the ball over twice. 

SMU S Bryan Massey turned the momentum with a 95-yard kickoff return to close the gap to 21-14. Jordan Kerley scored the winning touchdown on a 22-yard pass from Tanner Mordecai. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Green Wave are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games following a straight up loss.
  • Green Wave are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings in Southern Methodist.
  • Over is 4-0 in Green Wave last 4 road games.
  • Under is 7-1 in Mustangs last 8 home games.
  • Road team is 11-4 ATS in their last 15 meetings.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Tulane Green Wave +14

SMU is riding a six-game winning streak against Tulane, including last season’s 37-34 road victory. The Green Wave are a better team than their record indicates. Take Tulane to cover on the road. Final Score Prediction, SMU Mustangs win 38-31.

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