Tulane at Kansas State - 9/17/22 College Football Picks and Prediction

Kansas State Wildcats (2-0) vs Tulane Green Wave (2-0)

Game Info: Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 3:00 pm (Bill Snyder Family Stadium)

Betting Odds: Kansas State Wildcats -13.5 -- Over/Under: 49.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Tulane Green Wave will play the Kansas State Wildcats in a non-conference game on Saturday afternoon at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas.

The Tulane Green Wave are 2-0 this season after they defeated Alcorn State by a score of 52-0 last week. Tulane outgained Alcorn State 558-109 and forced one turnover in the win. The Tulane offense is averaging 47 points per game with 286 passing yards per game and 177.5 rushing yards per game. Michael Pratt has thrown for 482 yards and five touchdowns, while also adding 52 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown for the Green Wave this season. Iverson Celestine has rushed for 89 yards, while Shae Wyatt has caught six passes for 150 yards and one score for Tulane. The Tulane defense is giving up 5 points per game and 163 yards per game.

The Kansas State Wildcats are 2-0 this season after defeating Missouri by a score of 40-12 in Week 2. Kansas State held Missouri to 222 yards and forced four turnovers in the win. The Kansas State offense is averaging 37 points per game with 98 passing yards per game and 266 rushing yards per game. Adrian Martinez has thrown for 154 yards and no touchdowns or interceptions for the Wildcats, while also adding 91 yards and two scores on the ground. Deuce Vaughn has rushed for 271 yards and three touchdowns, while Phillip Brooks has caught three passes for 57 yards for Kansas State. The Kansas State defense is allowing 6 points per game and 246 yards per game.

Tulane is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 September games. The under is 6-1 in Tulane’s last 7 games. Kansas State is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 non-conference games and 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games. The under is 4-1 in Kansas State’s last 5 games.

Both of these teams have held their opponents to very limited points and yards this season, but Tulane has not played anyone remotely good. Kansas State has been able to mostly run the ball and doesn’t even average over 100 passing yards per game. I think both teams will try running the ball, which will chew the clock. I am taking the under here.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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