Check out our free Green Wave vs Wildcats pick and preview for NCAAF week 3 game in Manhattan. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.
Green Wave vs Wildcats Pick & Preview- NCAAF Week 3
Kickoff for this matchup between the Tulane Green Wave and Kansas State Wildcats is set for 3:00 PM ET. The game will be played in Manhattan, KS at Bill Snyder Family Stadium with ESPN+ carrying television coverage. In a non-conference showdown, the Wildcats are 14.0 point favorites at home. The over-under point total is currently set at 47.0.
Green Wave vs Wildcats Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAF
- Teams: Tulane Green Wave at Kansas State Wildcats
- Where: Manhattan at Bill Snyder Family Stadium
- Date: Saturday, September 17th
- Betting Odds:
- KANST -14.0, TULANE +466 | KANST -720 O/U 47.0
Green Wave Preview:
The Tulane Green Wave travel to take on the Kansas State Wildcats in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 2-0. So far, they have yet to play a game in the American Athletic.
In their last matchup, Tulane knocked off Alcorn State by a score of 52-0. The Green Wave went into the game as -36.0 point favorites, leading to an ATS win. With their 52 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 59.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 109 yards, with 60 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 129th in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, Tulane is ranked 1st in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 49 yards through the air.
On offense, the Green Wave are averaging 47.0 points per-game, good for 14th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 8, while throwing for 5. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 65th in yards per-game at 177.5. On average, they hand the ball off 41.5 times per contest. So far, the Green Wave are the 40th ranked team in pass yards per-game, with an average of 286.0. This has come while throwing the ball an average of 26.5 times per contest, placing them 144th in the NCAA.
The Kansas State Wildcats travel to take on the Tulane Green Wave in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 2-0. So far, they have yet to play a game in the Big 12.
Last week, Kansas State beat Missouri by a score of 40-12. Leading into the matchup, the Wildcats were 7.0 point underdogs. With their 52 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 53.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 222 yards, with 94 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 32nd in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, Kansas State is ranked 16th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 128 yards through the air.
On offense, the Wildcats are averaging 37.0 points per-game, good for 54th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 8, while throwing for 0. This season, Tulane has been able to establish the run game, as they are averaging 266.0 yards per-game (8th), while handing the ball off an average of 44.0 times per-game. Heading into the game, the Wildcats will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per-game average of 98.0 yards places them 178th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 187th ranked team in attempts per contest (19.5).
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game
In terms of betting, the Green Wave have an ATS record of 2-0-0. Their current over-under record sits at 0-2-0. In their last 5 games away from home, the Green Wave have a straight up record of 0-5-0 while going 2-3-0 vs the spread. The team averaged 22.8 points per game in this stretch.
In terms of betting, the Wildcats have an ATS record of 2-0-0. Their current over-under record sits at 0-2-0. Across their last 5 home contests, Kansas State has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1-0. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1-0, while averaging 32.0 points per game.
Green Wave vs Wildcats Pick
Free Spread Prediction: Tulane Green Wave 14.0
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