Saturday, November 28, 2015
Lincoln Financial Field
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The Connecticut Huskies face the Temple Owls on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field. The opening line for this game has Temple as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.
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Connecticut was led in passing last game by Tim Boyle, who finished with 110 yards through the air. He went 12 for 22 on the game, good for a 55% completion percentage. Arkeel Newsome led the Huskies in rushing with 114 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 32 rushing attempts for the game. Noel Thomas led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 108 yards. He had an average of 15 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Connecticut had 315 total yards on 67 plays. They gained 6 rushing first downs, 6 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 13 first downs on the game. The Huskies rushed for 156 yards by way of 43 carries.
Temple was led in passing last game by P.J. Walker, who finished with 261 yards through the air. He went 14 for 26 on the game, good for a 54% completion percentage. David Hood led the Owls in rushing with 61 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 14 rushing attempts for the game. Robbie Anderson led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 80 yards. He had an average of 16 yards per reception in the contest. Temple had 461 total yards on 72 plays. They gained 10 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 25 first downs on the game. The Owls rushed for 200 yards by way of 46 carries.
Connecticut is averaging 19.1 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 16.2 passes per game on 27.6 attempts for a 58.6 percent completion percentage and average 199.7 yards in the passing department per game. The Huskies carry the ball for an average of 135.1 yards per game on 38 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season. They are also running 65.6 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 334.8 yards per contest. The Huskies manage 17.4 first downs per contest and they average a total of 45.9 penalty yards on 5.8 penalties.
Connecticut gives up 19.1 points per contest and an average of 189.4 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 17.5 completed passes on 30.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.4. The Huskies allow an average of 165.7 rushing yards per game on 36.9 carries for a 4.5 average. Connecticut allows 355.1 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.3 penalties for 52 yards per game.
Temple is putting 32.7 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 16.5 passes per game on 29.4 attempts for a 56 percent completion percentage and average 214 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Owls carry the ball for an average of 158.1 yards per game on 38.1 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. They also run 67.5 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 372.1 yards in each contest. The Owls are gaining 19.5 first downs per contest and they average 64.8 penalty yards on 6.5 penalties per game.
Temple surrenders 20.2 points per game and 218.5 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 20.4 completed passes per game on 35.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.7. The Owls allow an average of 127.3 rushing yards per game on 33.6 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. Temple allows 345.7 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 73.4 yards in each contest.
Connecticut Betting Trends
Connecticut is 2-9-0 against the over/under so far this season
Connecticut has an ATS record of 5-6-0 this season
Temple Betting Trends
Temple is 5-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Temple has an ATS record of 8-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/22/15 WR Brian Lemelle Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Temple
10/30/15 DL Cole Ormsby Lower Body out for season
09/16/15 WR Dhameer Bradley Leg out indefinitely
08/29/15 OL Ryan Crozier Leg out for season
11/19/15 RB T.J. Simmons Personal has left team
11/05/15 OL Kyle Friend Knee out indefinitely
09/08/15 DL Jullian Taylor Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/24/15 DL Josiah Bronson Ankle out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Temple
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