Saturday, November 21, 2015
Lincoln Financial Field
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The Memphis Tigers matchup against the Temple Owls on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 65.
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Paxton Lynch finished his last game with 278 yards through the air for Memphis. He completed 20 passes out of 31 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. Doroland Dorceus led the Tigers in rushing with 116 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 26 rushing attempts for the game. Doroland Dorceus led the team in receiving with 2 receptions for 61 yards. He had an average of 30 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Memphis totaled 490 yards by way of 86 plays. They rushed the ball 54 times for a total of 212 yards on the game and the Tigers totaled 26 first downs by getting 14 rushing, 11 passing and 1 by penalty.
P.J. Walker finished his last game with 259 yards through the air for Temple. He completed 20 passes out of 48 attempts for a 42% completion percentage. Jahad Thomas led the Owls in rushing with 65 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 16 rushing attempts for the game. Ventell Bryant led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 86 yards. He had an average of 17 yards per reception in the contest. Temple totaled 380 yards by way of 79 plays. They rushed the ball 31 times for a total of 121 yards on the game and the Owls totaled 22 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 12 passing and 3 by penalty.
Memphis is averaging 43.7 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 25.7 passes per game on 37.2 attempts for a 69.1 percent completion percentage and average 344.7 yards in the passing department per game. The Tigers carry the ball for an average of 196.3 yards per game on 45.5 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season. They run 82.7 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 541 total yards each outing. The Tigers get 27.6 first downs per game and they average 79.7 penalty yards via 8 penalties each contest.
Memphis gives up 29.3 points per contest and an average of 290.7 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 21.3 completed passes on 35.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 60. The Tigers allow an average of 142 rushing yards per game on 39.2 carries for a 3.6 average. Memphis gives up 432.7 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties per game that total 62 yards as a unit.
Temple is putting 32.9 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 16.7 passes per game on 29.7 attempts for a 56.2 percent completion percentage and average 209.3 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Owls carry the ball for an average of 153.9 yards per game on 37.3 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. They run 67 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 363.2 total yards per game. The Owls are averaging 18.9 first downs per outing and accumulate 70.3 penalty yards via 7.1 penalties each game.
Temple surrenders 21 points per game and 224.7 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 19.9 completed passes per game on 36.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.1. The Owls allow an average of 132.4 rushing yards per game on 33.5 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry. Temple gives up 357.1 total yards per game including an average of 5.1 per play. They create an average of 2 turnovers per game and 7.5 penalties for 72.8 yards each game.
Memphis Betting Trends
Memphis is 6-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Memphis has an ATS record of 5-4-1 this season
Temple Betting Trends
Temple is 5-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Temple has an ATS record of 7-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
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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