Saturday, October 17, 2015
Lincoln Financial Field
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The UCF Knights matchup against the Temple Owls on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field. The opening line for this game has Temple as 17 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45.
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UCF was led in passing last game by Justin Holman, who finished with 255 yards through the air. He went 27 for 50 on the game, good for a 54% completion percentage. C.J. Jones led the Knights in rushing with 44 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 7 rushing attempts for the game. Michael Willett led the team in receiving. He had a total of 65 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game UCF got a total of 21 first downs by way of 4 rushing, 16 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 64 total plays for 315 yards for the game. The Knights ran for 60 yards on 14 attempts.
Temple was led in passing last game by P.J. Walker, who finished with 183 yards through the air. He went 11 for 15 on the game, good for a 73% completion percentage. Jahad Thomas led the Owls in rushing with 54 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 14 rushing attempts for the game. Robbie Anderson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 73 yards on 4 receptions for an average of 18 yards per catch in the game. Temple got a total of 23 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 12 passing, and 4 by penalty. They ran 64 total plays for 345 yards for the game. The Owls ran for 122 yards on 46 attempts.
UCF is scoring 15.7 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 21.8 passes on 40 attempts for a 54.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 224.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Knights are averaging 49.7 rushing yards per game on 26.5 attempts per contest for an average of 1.9 yards per carry. They run 66.5 plays per game and average 4.1 yards per play for an average of 274.5 total yards each outing. The Knights get 17.5 first downs per game and they average 36.2 penalty yards via 4.2 penalties each contest.
UCF allows 251.5 passing yards per game and 29.7 points per contest on defense. They give up 18.3 completions on 29.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62.5. The Knights allow an average of 145.2 rushing yards per game on 38.7 carries for a 3.8 average. UCF gives up 396.7 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.8 penalties per game that total 66.2 yards as a unit.
Temple averages 34.4 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 16.4 passes per game on 26.2 attempts for a 62.6 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 195.8 yards through the air per game thus far. The Owls rush for an average of 151.8 yards per contest on 41.4 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry for the season. They run 67.6 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 347.6 total yards per game. The Owls are averaging 18.8 first downs per outing and accumulate 59.4 penalty yards via 6.6 penalties each game.
Temple allows an average of 231.2 passing yards and 14.4 points per contest. They give up 20 completions on 37.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.9 per game. The Owls allow an average of 96.6 rushing yards per game on 30.8 carries for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. Temple gives up 327.8 total yards per game including an average of 4.8 per play. They create an average of 2.2 turnovers per game and 7.2 penalties for 69 yards each game.
UCF Betting Trends
UCF is 2-3-1 against the over/under so far this season
UCF has an ATS record of 0-6-0 this season
Temple Betting Trends
Temple is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Temple has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/12/15 RB C.J. Jones Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Temple
10/12/15 DB Jeremy Boykins Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Temple
10/11/15 DB Drico Johnson Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Temple
09/22/15 RB William Stanback Dismissed dismissed from team
09/21/15 WR Jordan Akins ACL out for season
09/14/15 OL Joey Grant Shoulder out for season
08/22/15 DL Demetris Anderson Knee out for season
08/13/15 DB Chris Williams Arm out indefinitely
10/11/15 Backup RB Jager Gardner Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Central Florida
10/08/15 LB Zaire Williams Undisclosed has left team
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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