Memphis at Tulsa College Football Picks & Predictions 11/3/2017
Friday, November 3, 2017
Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium
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Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium is the venue for the game between the Memphis Tigers and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Friday, November 3, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 14 point favorites. The Golden Hurricane are 4-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-5-0. The Tigers are 4-3-1 ATS and their over/under record is 6-2-0.
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Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The Memphis Tigers are 4-3-1 against the spread
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 4-5-0 against the spread
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
10/29/17 RB Doroland Dorceus Undisclosed is "?" Friday vs. Tulsa
10/14/17 DL Ernest Suttles Suspension out indefinitely
09/29/17 DB Shaun Rupert Dismissed out for season
09/07/17 LB Darian Porter Undisclosed out for season
09/06/17 LB Jackson Dillon Head out for season
09/05/17 DL Jared Gentry Leg out for season
08/14/17 WR Sam Craft ACL out for season
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
10/29/17 WR Bishop Louie Undisclosed is "?" Friday vs. Memphis
10/29/17 RB Corey Taylor II Foot is "?" Friday vs. Memphis
10/29/17 OL Evan Plagg Undisclosed is "?" Friday vs. Memphis
10/29/17 RB Shamari Brooks Shoulder injured last game, is doubtful Friday vs. Memphis
10/20/17 S Manny Bunch Leg is out for season
09/20/17 S Jordan Mitchell ACL out for season
08/16/17 RB Ramadi Warren Academics out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Memphis Tigers have run for 1,370 yards as a unit, which ranks 59th in the nation. They've run 265 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 63 times for 548 yards so far this year, which has them 12th in the country in penalties. They are 8th in Division 1 in points scored with 340. They have run 593 plays this year for 4,002 yards, which ranks them 11th in the nation in total offense. The Tigers average 6.7 yards per play, which is 16th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 196 1st downs this season, ranking them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. Riley Ferguson has completed 191 throws while attempting 320 passes for a completion percentage of 59.7%. He has passed for 2,583 yards this year. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 146.8.
The Tigers rush defense has given up 378 attempts for 1,611 yards this season, putting them in 101st place in the country against the run. They have had 60 penalties for 536 yards on defense this year. That places them 101st in Division 1. Memphis is 101st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 267. They have given up a total of 3,744 yards on D, which is 112th in the nation. The Tigers are 64th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 170 throws on 287 attempts against the Memphis Tigers defense this season, ranking them 105th and 109th in the country. The Memphis pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,133 yards in the air, which is 106th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Memphis Tigers have tried 9 field goals this year and made 7, which is 89th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Memphis Tigers kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 43 for 44 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,393 yards on 35 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 96th in the NCAA in punting average. Memphis is 39th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 85 punt return yards and average 6.1 yards per return, which is 78th in D-1. They have returned 28 kicks for 737 yards on special teams, which puts them 8th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 26 yards per kick return and they are 7th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,824.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Hurricane are 27th in Division 1 in points scored with 296. They have run 662 plays this season for 4,016 yards, which ranks them 82nd in the nation in total offense. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 6.1 yards per play, which is 44th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 196 1st downs this year, placing them 21st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tulsa has run for 2,342 yards as a team, which ranks 9th in the country. They've run 448 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Hurricane have been penalized on offense 57 times for 516 yards so far this season, which has them 32nd in the nation in penalties. Luke Skipper has thrown for 865 yards this season. He has completed 47 passes on 85 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 145.4. He averages 10.2 yards per pass attempt and 9.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Tulsa is 126th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 339. They have surrendered a total of 4,951 yards on D, which is 129th in Division 1. The Golden Hurricane are ranked 129th in yards per play allowed with 7.6. Opposing offenses have completed 153 passes on 227 attempts against the Tulsa defense this season, placing them 81st and 32nd in the country. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane pass defense has also given up a total of 2,434 yards through the air, which is 127th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 427 attempts for 2,517 yards this year, putting them in 129th place in D-1 against the run. The Golden Hurricane have committed 72 penalties for 688 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 128th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Tulsa is ranked 129th in the nation in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 4 punt return yards and average 2 yards per return, which is 126th in college football. They have returned 30 kicks for 551 yards on special teams, ranking 34th in kick return yardage. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 18 yards per kick return and they are 13th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,570. The Golden Hurricane have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 8, which is 70th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Tulsa kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 38 for 39 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,729 yards on 41 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 63rd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Golden Hurricane college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane +14
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