SMU vs. Tulane Prediction & Odds

SMU vs. Tulane, 11/17/22 CFB Betting Odds, Prediction & Trends

SMU and Tulane will meet for an important American Athletic Conference clash on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Will the Mustangs cover as 3.5-point road underdogs or are the Green Wave the better play as a home favorite?

Game Matchup & Betting Odds

313 SMU Mustangs (+3.5) at 314 Tulane Green Wave (-3.5); o/u 65.5

7:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, November 17, 2022

Yulman Stadium

SMU vs. Tulane Public Betting Information

As of this writing, our CFB Public Betting page shows that 72% of bets are on Tulane. That said, this page is updated frequently so make sure that you click on the link provided so that you’re getting the most updated information.

SMU Mustangs Game Notes

Tanner Mordecai completed 19 of 27 passes for 280 yards and two touchdowns and added one carry for six yards in Saturday's 41-23 win at South Florida. Mordecai did not live up to his nine touchdown performance that he put up last Saturday versus Houston, but he still ended with a solid stat line Saturday. Mordecai completed over 70 percent of his passes for the third time in four games, and threw for over 275 yards for the sixth time in the past seven games. This was also the senior's second game this season without a turnover or a sack. Mordecai faces a tough test next Thursday at Tulane, as the Green Wave only allow 180 passing yards per game.

Tulane Green Wave Game Notes

Michael Pratt completed 23 of 39 passes for 236 yards and three touchdowns, losing four yards and scoring a touchdown on six carries in Saturday's 38-31 loss to UCF. Pratt was solid Saturday, accounting for his most yards and touchdowns since Oct. 15 at South Florida. Pratt has been a bit inconsistent through the air this season, but his six rushing touchdowns have given him a nice boost in production. The junior has a good matchup next Thursday versus SMU, as the Mustangs allow nearly 450 yards per game.

SMU vs. Tulane Betting Trends

Over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Tulane

Over is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings

Under is 6-1 in Mustangs last 7 road games

SMU vs. Tulane Betting Prediction

The road team is 11-5 against the spread in the last 16 meetings between these two teams, while the Mustangs covered in five of their last seven trips to Tulane and in five of their last seven meetings with the Green Wave overall. SMU is also 4-0 against the spread in its last four games, is 5-2 against the number in its last seven games played on Thursday and is 4-1 at the betting window in its last five games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in its previous contest.

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