Friday, October 2, 2015
Jerry Richardson Stadium
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The Temple Owls face the Charlotte 49ers on Friday at Jerry Richardson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Temple as 23.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.
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P.J. Walker finished his last game with 391 yards through the air for Temple. He completed 28 passes out of 48 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Owls were led in rushing by Jahad Thomas, who finished with 66 yards on 25 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. John Christopher was the team leader in receiving with a total of 72 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. As a team in that game Temple had 458 total yards on 86 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 19 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 24 first downs on the game. The Owls rushed for 67 yards by way of 37 carries.
Lee McNeill finished his last game with 89 yards through the air for Charlotte. He completed 11 passes out of 31 attempts for a 35% completion percentage. The 49ers were led in rushing by Kalif Phillips, who finished with 165 yards on 29 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Workpeh Kofa was the team leader in receiving with a total of 31 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Charlotte had 206 total yards on 83 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 3 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 16 first downs on the game. The 49ers rushed for 117 yards by way of 49 carries.
Temple is scoring 28.7 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 19 passes on 30 attempts for a 63.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 213.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Owls are running for an average of 143.7 yards per game on 38.7 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. They are also running 68.7 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 357 yards per contest. The Owls manage 17.3 first downs per contest and they average a total of 72.3 penalty yards on 8 penalties.
Temple allows 307.7 passing yards per game and 19.7 points per contest on defense. They give up 23.3 completions on 44 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 53. The Owls allow 84 rushing yards per game on 27.7 carries for a 3 average per play. Temple gives up 391.7 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 2.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.7 penalties per game that total 65.3 yards as a unit.
Charlotte averages 19.5 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 15.8 passes per game on 32 attempts for a 49.2 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 177.8 yards through the air per game thus far. The 49ers run for an average of 147.5 yards per game on 47 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry this season. They also run 79 plays per game and average 4.1 yards per play for an average of 325.3 yards in each contest. The 49ers are gaining 18.5 first downs per contest and they average 54.8 penalty yards on 5.8 penalties per game.
Charlotte allows an average of 207.8 passing yards and 30 points per contest. They give up 16.5 completions on 28.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.9 per game. The 49ers allow 138 rushing yards per contest on 41 carries for a 3.4 average per rush. Charlotte gives up 345.8 total yards per game including an average of 5 per play. They create an average of 2.8 turnovers per game and 6.3 penalties for 49.5 yards each game.
Temple Betting Trends
Temple is 1-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Temple has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Charlotte Betting Trends
Charlotte is 1-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Charlotte has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 WR Brodrick Yancy Neck "?" Friday vs. Charlotte
09/08/15 DL Jullian Taylor Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/24/15 DL Josiah Bronson Ankle out for season
09/26/15 OL Jamal Covington Toe out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Charlotte
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