See our analysis of Tulane vs. Virginia Tech week 1 results to find out who we think will win and cover in Annapolis.
- Each game, the Virginia Tech defense allows 24.2 points to be scored.
- Its passing attempts rank 67th for Tulane’s offensive.
VIRGINIA TECH VS TULANE PREDICTION
The Tulane Green Wave and Virginia Tech Hokies will play at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland on Wednesday, December 27 at 2:00 PM ET. The game’s television broadcast will be provided by ESPN.The point spread for this non-conference matchup favors the Hokies by 7.5. Is it wiser to take them on the spread, or is the Green Wave a better option? To see our recommendation, keep reading.
VIRGINIA TECH VS. TULANE MATCHUP AT A GLANCE
- Sport: College Football
- Teams: Tulane Green Wave vs. Virginia Tech Hokies
- Where: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis
- Date: December 27, Wednesday
VIRGINIA TECH PREVIEW: HOW WILL VIRGINIA TECH BOUNCE BACK AFTER A LOSS?
Virginia Tech’s most recent victory over Virginia allowed them to tie their record at.500. With a 6-6 record entering this week’s game, the Hokies are now in second place. This season, Virginia Tech has started six games as the favorite and five as the underdog. As of right now, their ATS record is 7-5. Virginia Tech has an 8-4 over/under record thus far this season. Their meetings have produced a total score of 52.8 points on average, with an over/under line of 46.3 points typically established.
In their final 23 pass attempts against Virginia, the Hokies gained 248 yards and three touchdowns. They scored three rushing touchdowns and averaged 7.0 yards per carry in the rushing game. Quarterback Kyron Drones finished the game with a quarterback rating of 125.76 in the victory over Virginia, having completed 10 of 22 passes for 244 yards. To his performance, he scored three touchdowns as well.
Virginia Tech gave up 286 yards in total to Virginia on defense. This entails surrendering 243 throwing yards and 43 permitted on-the-ground yards. With 24.2 points allowed per game entering this week’s match, the Virginia Tech defense is ranked 89th in terms of points allowed. 26th in the nation, opponents have been averaging 172.9 passing yards per game against them. They are 85th in college football when it comes to rushing yards allowed on the ground, with 150 allowed.
TULANE PREVIEW: IS TULANE ON TRACK FOR ANOTHER WIN?
The most recent matchup between Tulane and SMU caused their record to plummet to 11-2. The final result of the match was 26-14 for the Green Wave. Tulane has been the underdog in one game and the favorite in eleven others thus far. This has resulted in an average score difference of +7.9 and an ATS record of 5-7. This season, Tulane’s over/under record is 2–10. Their games have yielded 45.8 points on average, with an average over/under of 53.4 points.
The Green Wave attempted 36 passes through the air against SMU, gaining 238 yards and scoring one touchdown. They produced one rushing touchdown with an average of 1.2 yards per carry on the ground. In addition to rushing for one touchdown and throwing for 238 yards and one touchdown versus SMU, Michael Pratt found the goal zone in a number of ways.
Ultimately, the Green Wave defense allowed SMU 387 yards in total. Compared to 203 yards in the passing game, the team’s run defense gave up 184 yards of rush yardage. This season, the Green Wave defense has surrendered 34 sacks and leads the league in quarterback hurries. They are conceding 18.9 points per game overall (70th). They rank 119th in the NCAA against the pass with 239.2 passing yards allowed per contest. Each game, Tulane allows 95 running yards.
VIRGINIA TECH VS TULANE BETTING ODDS, TRENDS & ANALYSIS
Tulane, who is 2-1 against Virginia Tech at home, hopes to keep winning.
With an ATS record of 6-4, Tulane has the advantage over Virginia Tech in their past ten meetings played head-to-head.
At first, Virginia Tech was 5.5 point road favorites. Now at -7.5, the lines have moved in their favor. Virginia Tech’s moneyline opened at -245, but it has subsequently increased to -296, meaning their implied win probability is now 75%. Tulane, however, has a moneyline of +236 and implied odds of 30% right now. The moneyline for the Green Wave started at +198.
KEY BETTING TRENDS
- Virginia Tech has a 5-5 road record against the spread.
- Over the last ten games, Tulane’s home ATS record is 8-2.
- When Tulane entered a game as the underdog the previous ten occasions, their overall record was 6-4.
- In their past three games as favorites, Virginia Tech is 2-1.
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