SMU vs. Tulsa fearless prediction and game preview.
Date: Saturday, November 24
Game Time: 3:30 ET
Venue: Chapman Stadium, Tulsa, OK
Network: CBS Sports Network
SMU (5-6) vs. Tulsa (2-9) Game Preview
What’s Going To Happen
SMU has bowl eligibility right there for the taking, but it has to crank up the offense against the Tulsa defense that hasn’t been able to do much of anything right.
The Golden Hurricane couldn’t get by a Navy team that’s generating nothing defensively, and outside of the win over UConn, there hasn’t been a win over an FBS team.
The Mustangs have the offense and the passing game to put this away fast, with 275 yards or more through the air over the last five games, but the run defense has to hold up.
UConn ran wild in a crazy shootout a few weeks ago, and couldn’t stop the Memphis ground game last week in a tough loss that knocked SMU out of the American Athletic title race.
Against a Tulsa defense that can’t generate any sort of a pass rush, and an offense that can’t stop turning the ball over, the Mustangs will overcome several major deficiencies – especially on third downs – to get the sixth win thanks to a 450-yard offensive day.
Fearless Prediction & Line
SMU 44, Tulsa 30
Line: SMU -2.5, o/u: 56.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 4
Must See Rating: 2
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