Temple at Cincinnati College Football Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
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The Temple Owls head to Nippert Stadium to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Friday, November 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Temple as 1.5 point favorites. The Owls are 4-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-6-0. The Bearcats are 4-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-5-1.
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Valuable Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Temple Owls are 4-5-0 against the spread
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 3-5-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-5-0 against the spread
Key Temple Owls Injuries
11/05/17 WR Ventell Bryant Undisclosed missed last game, is probable
11/02/17 DB Derrek Thomas Undisclosed is "?"
11/02/17 OL Jovahn Fair Undisclosed is "?"
11/02/17 OL Leon Johnson Ankle is "?"
11/02/17 QB Logan Marchi Lower Body is "?"
10/06/17 K Austin Jones Knee out indefinitely
10/06/17 DB Cequan Jefferson Rest out indefinitely
10/01/17 RB Jager Gardner Leg out indefinitely
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
10/29/17 K Andrew Gantz Groin is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Temple Owls are 106th in the country in points scored with 201. They have run 632 plays this year for 3,374 yards, which ranks them 39th in Division 1 in total offense. The Owls average 5.3 yards per play, which is 99th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 180 1st downs this season, ranking them 81st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Temple has run for 1,038 yards as a unit, which ranks 116th in college football. They've run 308 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Owls have been penalized on offense 71 times for 586 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the country in penalties. Logan Marchi has passed for 1,658 yards this year. He's completed 136 throws while attempting 245 passes for a completion percentage of 55.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 117.9. He averages 6 adjusted yards per throw and 6.8 yards per pass attempt.
Temple is 69th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 241. They have given up a total of 3,548 yards on D, which is 65th in D-1. The Owls are 66th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 159 throws on 269 attempts against the Temple Owls defense this season, ranking them 62nd and 49th in the nation. The Temple pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,990 yards in the air, which is 63rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 361 attempts for 1,558 yards this season, putting them in 73rd place in the country against the run. The Owls have had 62 penalties for 543 yards on defense this year. That places them 84th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Temple is 36th in the country in punt returns with 17. They've totaled 91 punt return yards and average 5.4 yards per return, which is 90th in D-1. They have returned 34 kicks for 713 yards on special teams, which puts them 20th in kick return yardage. The Owls average 21 yards per kick return and they are 72nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,178. The Temple Owls have tried 20 field goals this year and made 14, which is 25th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 70%. Temple Owls kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 21 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,692 yards on 43 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 108th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bearcats have run for 1,165 yards as a team, which ranks 101st in college football. They've run 279 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cincinnati Bearcats have been penalized on offense 68 times for 635 yards so far this season, which has them 23rd in the country in penalties. They are 112th in the nation in points scored with 185. They have run 620 plays this season for 3,155 yards, which ranks them 71st in Division 1 in total offense. Cincinnati averages 5.1 yards per play, which is 108th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 180 1st downs this year, placing them 79th overall as an offensive unit. Hayden Moore averages 5.9 yards per pass attempt and 5.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 185 passes on 332 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 114. He has thrown for 1,959 yards this season.
The Cincinnati Bearcats rush defense has allowed 398 attempts for 1,814 yards this year, putting them in 105th place in D-1 against the run. Cincinnati has committed 71 penalties for 691 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 124th in college football. They are 92nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 278. They have surrendered a total of 3,716 yards on D, which is 82nd in the country. The Bearcats are ranked 87th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 142 passes on 227 attempts against the Cincinnati defense this season, placing them 26th and 12th in Division 1. The Cincinnati Bearcats pass defense has also given up a total of 1,902 yards through the air, which is 53rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Cincinnati Bearcats have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 8, which is 87th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 53%. Cincinnati kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 17 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,966 yards on 48 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 83rd in Division 1 in punting average. Cincinnati is ranked 75th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 74 punt return yards and average 6.2 yards per return, which is 78th in college football. They have returned 23 kicks for 432 yards on special teams, ranking 93rd in kick return yardage. The Cincinnati Bearcats average 19 yards per kick return and they are 110th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,661.
Who will win tonight's Owls/Bearcats college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bearcats +1.5
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