Check out our free Green Wave vs Bearcats pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Cincinnati. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Green Wave vs Bearcats Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

The Tulane Green Wave travel to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats, at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, OH. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 12:00 PM ET and will be televised on ABC. The -2 head into this American Athletic matchup as the 2 point favorite to come away with the win. The over-under point total is currently set at 46.5.

Green Wave vs Bearcats Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Tulane Green Wave at Cincinnati Bearcats
  • Where: Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium
  • Date: Friday, November 25th
  • Betting Odds:
  • CIN -2, TULANE +105 | CIN -128 O/U 46.5

Green Wave Preview:

As the Green Wave travel to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats, they have an overall record of 9-2. This includes going 6-1 in American Athletic action.

In their last matchup, Tulane knocked off SMU by a score of 59-24. The Green Wave went into the game as -3.5 point favorites, leading to an ATS win. The two team’s combined to score 83 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 65.0. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 470 yards, with 141 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 93rd in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Tulane is ranked 52nd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 329 yards through the air.

Heading into this week’s action, Tulane has a tough matchup against a Cincinnati defense performing well in many advanced statistics, including EPA in which they are 20th in college football. On paper, moving the ball could be tough for Tulane as they are generating explosive plays at a below average rate. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Tulane can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 189.73 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Cincinnati defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Green Wave will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 229.36 yards places them 90th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 159th ranked team in attempts per contest (27.82).

Bearcats Preview:

As the Bearcats travel to take on the Tulane Green Wave, they have an overall record of 9-2. This includes going 6-1 in American Athletic action.

In their last game, Cincinnati defeated Temple 23-3, despite being the 17.0 point underdogs. With their 26 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 49.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 202 yards, with 35 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 56th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Cincinnati is ranked 39th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 167 yards through the air.

A matchup to keep an eye on in this game is if the Cincinnati offense will continue to rack up explosive plays against a Cincinnati defense that ranks well in several advanced analytics. Currently, the Green Wave are 44th in defensive EPA. On the other side, Bearcats heads into action averaging 31.73 points per game. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Cincinnati can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 127.91 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Tulane defense that is vulnerable up front. So far, the Bearcats are the 42nd ranked team in pass yards per game, with an average of 270.0. This has come while throwing the ball an average of 34.09 times per contest, placing them 73rd in the NCAA.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Green Wave have an ATS record of 9-2-0. Their current over-under record sits at 5-6-0. In their last 5 road games, Tulane has averaged 28.8 points per game while allowing 22.2. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1-0 while going 5-0-0.

In terms of betting, the Bearcats have an ATS record of 3-7-1. Their current over-under record sits at 5-6-0. Across their last 5 home contests, Cincinnati has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-3-0. Their overall mark in these games was 5-0-0, while averaging 36.6 points per game.

Green Wave vs Bearcats Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Cincinnati Bearcats -2

Free Spread Prediction: Under 46.5

 


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