Friday, October 23, 2015
Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium
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The Memphis Tigers face the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Friday at Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 74.
Paxton Lynch finished his last game with 384 yards through the air for Memphis. He completed 39 passes out of 53 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Jarvis Cooper, who finished with 76 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Anthony Miller led the team in receiving. He had a total of 132 yards on 10 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Memphis had 491 total yards on 94 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 21 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 31 first downs on the game. The Tigers rushed for 107 yards by way of 41 carries.
Dane Evans finished his last game with 288 yards through the air for Tulsa. He completed 19 passes out of 40 attempts for a 48% completion percentage. The Golden Hurricane were led in rushing by Zack Langer, who finished with 76 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Joshua Atkinson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 136 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 17 yards per catch in the game. Tulsa had 463 total yards on 86 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Golden Hurricane rushed for 175 yards by way of 45 carries.
Memphis is scoring 46 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 25.3 passes on 35 attempts for a 72.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 343.2 yards per game through the air as well. The Tigers are averaging 189.7 rushing yards per game on 46.5 attempts per contest for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. They are also running 81.5 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 532.8 yards per contest. The Tigers manage 27.3 first downs per contest and they average a total of 80.5 penalty yards on 8.2 penalties.
Memphis allows 329 passing yards per game and 26.3 points per contest on defense. They give up 25 completions on 41 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61. The Tigers allow an average of 116.3 rushing yards per game on 34.7 carries for a 3.4 average. Memphis allows 445.3 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.8 penalties for 74.8 yards per game.
Tulsa averages 33.3 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 41.2 attempts for a 58.3 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 354.5 yards through the air per game thus far. The Golden Hurricane rush for an average of 196 yards per contest on 50 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry for the season. They also run 91.2 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for an average of 550.5 yards in each contest. The Golden Hurricane are gaining 28.2 first downs per contest and they average 58 penalty yards on 7.7 penalties per game.
Tulsa allows an average of 276.5 passing yards and 34.8 points per contest. They give up 22.2 completions on 34.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.6 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow an average of 248.5 rushing yards per game on 47.2 carries for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. Tulsa allows 525 total yards per game for an average of 6.4 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 9.2 penalties for 94 yards in each contest.
Memphis Betting Trends
Memphis is 4-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Memphis has an ATS record of 3-2-1 this season
Tulsa Betting Trends
Tulsa is 2-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Tulsa has an ATS record of 3-2-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/18/15 OL Trevon Tate Legal problems "?" Friday vs. Tulsa
10/18/15 DB Darrell Williams Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Memphis
10/08/15 OT Blake Belcher Knee out for season
10/04/15 WR Keevan Lucas Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Tulsa
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