Memphis at Temple Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/3/2014
Friday, November 7, 2014
Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia
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The Memphis Tigers (5-3) will attempt to extend their winning streak to three games when they visit the Temple Owls (5-3) on Friday night. Temple beat Memphis by the score of 41-21 on the road last season.
Last Friday, Memphis had an easy time moving the ball against Tulsa and rolled to a 40-20 home win. They gained 426 yards in that win, including 243 yards on the ground.
The Tigers have been able to score 36.3 points per game this season while only giving up 19.4 points per game. Running back Brandon Hayes has averaged 5.8 yards per carry this season and has 531 yards with five touchdowns. Quarterback Paxton Lynch has thrown for 1,891 yards with 10 touchdown passes and six interceptions.
Temple had their biggest win of the season last weekend when they beat East Carolina 20-10 on their home field. Their offense was only able to gain a total of 135 yards in that win, but their defense stepped up and forced five East Carolina turnovers.
The Owls have struggled moving the ball on offense this season, but they are 11th in the country with just 18.4 points given up per game. Wide receiver Jalen Fitzpatrick has been their best player by catching 32 passes for 448 yards and five scores. Quarterback P.J. Walker has thrown for 1,539 yards with 11 touchdowns, and he has rushed for 155 yards and three more scores.
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
Memphis Tigers are 5-3-0 Against the Spread
Memphis Tigers are 5-3-0 against the Over/Under
Temple Owls Betting Trends
Temple Owls are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
Temple Owls are 2-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/02/14 RB/WR Sam Craft Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Temple
09/29/14 RB Doroland Dorceus Knee out for season
11/02/14 OL Dion Dawkins Ankle "?" Friday vs. Memphis
11/02/14 LB Jarred Alwan Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Memphis
11/02/14 WR Khalif Herbin Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Memphis
09/18/14 RB Zaire Williams Back out indefinitely
08/07/14 QB Frank Nutile ACL out for season
08/02/14 LB Rob Dvoracek Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis
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