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(NCAAF) SMU vs. Tulane, 10/16/2020 6:00 PM, Score: 37 - 34
Point Spread: -6.00 | -115.00 SMU (Away)
Bookmaker: Bookmaker
Result: Loss
The SMU Mustangs have gotten out of the gate fast and has raced to a 4-0 record to start the season. They have won six of their last nine games on the road. Quarterback Shane Buechele has thrown for 1,326 yards, to go with 10 touchdowns and two interceptions. His two favorite targets in the passing game have been Reggie Roberson Jr. and Rashee Rice. They have combined for 746 yards and five touchdowns. The Mustangs rushing attack is where it is at, as they have put up 219.5 yards a game. Ulysses Bentley IV has rushed for 412 yards and seven touchdowns to lead the Mustangs. On the defensive side of the ball, they are giving up 23.3 points and 412.5 yards a game.

The Tulane Green Wave are looking for their first home win of the season and they have won five of their last seven home games. Quarterback Keon Howard has thrown for 299 yards, with zero touchdowns and one interception. Wideouts Jha'Quan Jackson and Duece Watts have combined for 188 receiving yards and two touchdowns. The Green Wave rushing attack is putting up 238 yards a game. The running game is led by Cameron Carroll with 285 yards and seven touchdowns. On the defensive side, they are giving up 31 points and 395.3 yards a game.

The Mustangs are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings in Tulane and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings. The road team is 11-3 ATS in their last 14 meetings. SMU is coming off a big win over Memphis and has Cincinnati next. The Green Wave has had success at home going back to last season. SMU is better on both sides of the ball and if they can get their offense going this one could be over early.

Play on SMU.