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College Football Betting Preview: Ole Miss Rebels vs. Tulane Green Wave

September 9, 2023


A great early season matchup between two top 25 ranked teams will take place on Saturday, as the #22 Ole Miss Rebels travel to New Orleans and take on the #24 ranked Tulane Green Wave!  This game is slated to take place from Benson Field with a kickoff of 3:30 PM ET. 

The Ole Miss Rebels began the 2023 college football season with a win at home against the Mercer Bears, an FCS school, by a score of 73-7 and covered the spread as a 35-point favorite at home in week 1 of the college football season. Ole Miss scored 73 points while compiling a total of 666 total yards offensively which included 523 passing yards and 143 rushing yards while allowing 7 points and 235 total yards defensively which included 142 passing yards and 93 rushing yards. 

Jaxson Dart led the team in passing completing 18 of 23 attempts for 334 yards and 4 touchdowns while adding 36 rushing yards. Quinshon Judkins led the team in rushing with 13 carries for 60 yards and two touchdowns while adding two receptions for 11 yards. Tre Harris led the team in receiving, catching five of seven targets for 117 yards and three touchdowns.

The Tulane Green Wave started the 2023 college football season with a win at home in week 1 of the college football season against the South Alabama Jaguars by a score of 37-17 and covered the spread as a 6-point favorite at home. Tulane scored 37 points while compiling 437 total yards offensively which included 294 passing yards and 143 rushing yards while allowing 17 points and 265 total yards defensively which included 190 passing yards and 75 rushing yards. 

Michael Pratt led the team in passing, completing 14 of 15 attempts for 294 yards with 4 touchdowns while adding 39 rushing yards. Makhi Hughes led the team in rushing with eight carries for 41 yards. Jha’Quan Jackson led the team in receiving, catching three of four targets for 106 yards and two touchdowns.

BookMaker has the Ole Miss Rebels listed as 7.5-point favorites on the road against the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday in week 2 of the college football season. Ole Miss has won all six games all-time in the series and has gone 4-2 ATS all-time and 2-1 ATS in the last three contests with the most recent game coming in 2021 which resulted in a 61-21 win for the Ole Miss Rebels and the Rebels covering the spread as a 14-point favorite. 

Ole Miss is 1-0 ATS overall and 1-0 ATS as a favorite this season after finishing last season with a record of 8-5 ATS overall, 3-2 ATS on the road, and 8-2 ATS as a favorite while the Tulane Green Wave are 1-0 ATS overall and 1-0 ATS at home this season after finishing last season with a record of 12-2 ATS overall, 6-2 ATS at home, and 3-0 ATS as an underdog.

Both teams are ranked in the Top 25 entering this game, however, Ole Miss has been the better team in the series, winning all six games while going 4-2 ATS all-time and 2-1 ATS in the last three games. I look for that trend to continue on Saturday when the Ole Miss Rebels travel to take on the Tulane Green Wave which is why I am buying the .5 point and taking the Ole Miss Rebels -7 on the road against the Tulane Green Wave on BookMaker for this matchup on Saturday afternoon in week 2 of the college football season. 

Spooky Express Pick: Ole Miss Rebels -7