Tulane vs. South Florida Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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The Tulane Green Wave (5-1) and South Florida Bulls (1-5) will face each other in clash of AAC foes at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

Tulane vs. South Florida Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 12 points, with oddsmakers listing Tulane as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Tulane has -479 odds to pick up the win, while South Florida is listed at +351 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 55 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Tulane vs. South Florida Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPNU
  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Stadium: Raymond James Stadium

Betting Preview


On the defensive side of the ball, Tulane has been a top-25 unit, ranking 13th-best by allowing only 286.2 yards per game. The offense ranks 74th (396.5 yards per game). Defensively, Tulane has been a top-25 unit, ranking seventh-best by allowing just 13.3 points per game. The offense ranks 62nd (31.0 points per game). On defense, Tulane has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking third-best by giving up just 151.0 passing yards per game. The Green Wave rank 56th on offense (255.7 passing yards per game). Tulane ranks 87th in run offense (140.8 rushing yards per game) and 55th in run defense (135.2 rushing yards allowed per game) this year. Tulane is putting up a 37.3% third-down percentage on offense (87th in the FBS), and ranks 30th defensively with a 31.9% third-down conversion rate allowed. Tulane ranks 53rd in college football with a +1 turnover margin after forcing 7 turnovers (86th in the FBS) and committing six (29th in the FBS).

South Florida

South Florida ranks 102nd in total yards per game (349.2), but it has been worse defensively, ranking seventh-worst in the FBS with 475.5 total yards conceded per contest. South Florida has been sputtering on defense, ranking 12th-worst with 36.3 points given up per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, putting up 24.3 points per contest (98th-ranked). South Florida’s passing game has been sputtering, ranking 16th-worst in the FBS with 168.2 passing yards per game. It has been better defensively, allowing 256.7 passing yards per contest (95th-ranked). South Florida’s defense has been bottom-25 in run defense this season, surrendering 218.8 rushing yards per game, which ranks ninth-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 44th with 181.0 rushing yards per contest. South Florida is generating a 39.2% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (73rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up a 42.0% third-down rate (91st-ranked) on defense. With 10 forced turnovers (36th in the FBS) and nine turnovers committed (74th in the FBS) this season, South Florida ranks 53rd in the FBS with a turnover margin of +1.

Tulane vs. South Florida Betting Analysis

Tulane Betting Insights

Tulane is 5-1-0 against the spread this season. In games they have played as 12-point favorites or more, Tulane has a perfect ATS record of 2-0. Games involving Tulane have hit the over once this season. The Green Wave are 3-1 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 75% of those games). The Green Wave have played as a moneyline favorite of -479 or shorter in only two games this season, and they won both.

Bulls Betting Insights

South Florida has put together a record of 2-4-0 against the spread this year. In games they have played as 12-point or bigger underdogs, South Florida owns an ATS record of 2-1. This year, four South Florida games have gone over the point total. The Bulls have been listed as the underdog five times this season and have failed to win any of those games. The Bulls are 0-1 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +351 or more on the moneyline.

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Tulane vs. South Florida Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 53.8 55.5 50.5
Implied Total AVG 35.2 37.8 30.0
ATS Record 5-1-0 3-1-0 2-0-0
Over/Under Record 1-5-0 1-3-0 0-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-1 3-1 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-0 0-0 2-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 59.1 58.2 60.0
Implied Total AVG 40.0 39.0 41.0
ATS Record 2-4-0 0-3-0 2-1-0
Over/Under Record 4-2-0 3-0-0 1-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 0-0 0-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-5 0-2 0-3

Players to Watch


  • With 5.0 TFL, 29 tackles, and two interceptions in six games, Macon Clark has been an important piece of the Green Wave’s defensive unit in 2022.
  • Dorian Williams has hit the gridiron for six games, posting one interception to go along with 31 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended for the Green Wave.
  • The Green Wave’s defense has been helped by Nick Anderson, who has played six games and compiled 32 tackles and 1.0 TFL.
  • The Green Wave’s defensive unit has been aided by Larry Brooks, who has suited up for six games, delivering 1.0 TFL, 30 tackles, and one interception.


  • As a key defensive contributor, the Bulls’ Jatorian Hansford has compiled 11 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks in six games.
  • Dwayne Boyles has been providing a big boost on defense, compiling one interception to go with 21 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one pass defended for the Bulls.
  • Timarcus Simpson has 1.0 TFL and 16 tackles in six games.
  • With one interception to go with 10 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended in six games, Mekhi LaPointe has been wreaking havoc on defense for the Bulls.

Tulane vs. South Florida Predictions and Pick

Tulane vs. South Florida betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Green Wave (-12)

    Pick OU:

    Under (55)

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Our prediction to win this game is Tulane, and we predict that Tulane will cover the spread (Tulane -12). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 55 points.


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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