Saturday, September 24, 2016
Lincoln Financial Field
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The Charlotte 49ers take on the Temple Owls on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Lincoln Financial Field. The opening line for this game has Temple as 29.5 point favorites. This season the 49ers are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Owls have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
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Kevin Olsen finished with 123 yards through the air for Charlotte last week. He completed 14 passes out of 28 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The 49ers were led in rushing by Robert Washington, who finished with 120 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Austin Duke was the team leader in receiving with a total of 84 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 9 yards per reception. As a team in that game Charlotte got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 83 total plays for 346 yards for the game. The 49ers ran for 157 yards on 39 attempts.
P.J. Walker finished with 286 yards passing for Temple last week. He went 25 for 34, resulting in a 74% completion percentage. The Owls were led on the ground by Jahad Thomas, who finished with 52 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Romond Deloatch led the team in receiving with 67 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 34 yards per reception. Temple had 13 first downs total. 2 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 62 total plays for 324 yards for the contest. The Owls ran for 38 yards on 28 carries as a team.
Charlotte scores 26.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 87th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21.7 passes on 36.7 attempts for a 59.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 207.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 85th in college football. The 49ers run for an average of 145.7 yards per game on 35 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 93rd in the nation. They also run 71.7 plays per contest and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 353.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 100th overall this season. The 49ers average 17.7 first downs per game which ranks them 105th in the country. They accumulate 98 penalty yards per game via 9.3 penalties, which ranks 5th in the nation.
Charlotte allows 332.7 passing yards per game, ranking 125th in D-1, and they allow 40.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 118th. They give up 26.3 completions on 38.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68.1. The 49ers allow 147.7 rushing yards per game on 32.7 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 61st in the country. Charlotte allows 480.3 total yards per game including 6.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 114th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 62.3 yards per game, ranking them 82nd among D-1 teams.
Temple averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 91st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16 passes per game on 28.3 attempts for a 56.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 192.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 98th in Division 1. The Owls run for an average of 99.3 yards per game on 31.7 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 118th on the ground. They also run 60 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 292 yards per game, ranking them 122nd in the country on offense. The Owls get an average of 15.3 first downs per game, which ranks 121st in the nation. They average 57.7 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, ranking them 64th in college football.
Temple allows an average of 128.7 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 6th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 20.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 49th in the nation. They give up 9.3 completions on 16.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.1 per game. The Owls allow 164.7 rushing yards per contest on 46 carries for a 3.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 86th in the country. Temple allows 293.3 total yards per game for an average of 4.7 yards per play, which ranks 23rd in D-1. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and 5.7 penalties for 43 yards in each contest, ranking 23rd in the nation.
Charlotte Betting Trends
Charlotte is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Charlotte has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Temple Betting Trends
Temple is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Temple has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/18/16 OT Jamal Covington Knee "?" Saturday vs. Temple
09/18/16 RB Kalif Phillips Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Temple
09/07/16 WR Trent Bostick Concussion out indefinitely
09/18/16 TE Colin Thompson Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Charlotte
09/18/16 DE Jacob Martin Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Charlotte
09/18/16 S Jyquis Thomas Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Charlotte
09/18/16 LB Shaun Bradley Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Charlotte
09/13/16 DB Kareem Ali Arm expected to miss 2-4 weeks
09/11/16 WR Ventell Bryant Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/22/16 LB Stephaun Marshall Hamstring out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Charlotte
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