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In week 5 the Texas State Bobcats head to H.A. Chapman Stadium and Tulsa, Oklahoma to face the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes Saturday. The Bobcats are 1-2 SU and 2-1 ATS. The Golden Hurricanes are 1-2 SU and ATS.

Texas State is coming off a loss 42-35 against Illinois last week. Quarterback Tyler Jones who has 845 passing yards and 9 touchdowns leads the offense this season. Robert Lowe leads the rushing game with 359 yards, 2 touchdowns and a 6.4 yards per carry average. Jafus Gaines leads the wide receivers with 201 yards and 3 touchdowns.

The Texas State Bobcats defense has allowed 25.7 points per game and 389 yards per game through week 4.

Tulsa is coming off a lost 50-21 against Florida Atlantic. Quarterback Dane Evans who has 911 passing yards and 6 touchdowns leads the offense this season. James Flanders leads the rushing game with 134 yards on 30 carries and a 4.5 yards per carry average. Keevan Lucas leads the wide receivers with 372 yards and 4 touchdowns.

The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes defense is one of the worst in the country allowing 44.3 points per game and 538 yards per game through week 4.

Keys to Texas State win

Texas State will have to shut down quarterback Dane Evans. In addition, they will need Tyler Jones to play his best game of the season.

Keys to Tulsa win

Tulsa will have to shut down running back Robert Lowe. In addition, they will need James Flanders to play his best game of the season.

Injuries

Texas State – Michael Orakpo

Tulsa – Jesse Brubaker, Derek Patterson

Favorite

Tulsa -3

Conclusion

This will be a very close game. However, Dane Evans will score the necessary points for Tulsa to win. The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes will improve to 2-2 on the season.

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