Temple at Tulsa College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium
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The Temple Owls travel to Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium to take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Temple as 6 point favorites. The Owls have an ATS record of 5-5-0 while their over/under record is 4-6-0. The Golden Hurricane have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 4-6-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Temple Owls are 5-5-0 against the spread
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 4-6-0 against the spread
Key Temple Owls Injuries
11/12/17 DB Derrek Thomas Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Central Florida
11/12/17 LB Isaiah Graham-Mobley Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Central Florida
11/12/17 OL Leon Johnson Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Central Florida
11/12/17 QB Logan Marchi Lower Body is "?" Saturday vs. Central Florida
11/12/17 RB Ryquell Armstead Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Central Florida
11/10/17 LB Chapelle Russell Knee is out for season
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 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
11/12/17 RB Corey Taylor II Foot is "?" Thursday vs. South Florida
11/12/17 OL Evan Plagg Undisclosed is "?" Thursday vs. South Florida
11/12/17 CB Reginald Robinson III Undisclosed left last game, is "?" Thursday vs. South Florida
11/01/17 RB Shamari Brooks Collarbone is out for season
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 Temple Owls are 101st in Division 1 in points scored with 255. They have run 782 plays this season for 4,200 yards, which ranks them 44th in the nation in total offense. The Owls average 5.4 yards per play, which is 90th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 224 1st downs this year, placing them 70th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Temple has run for 1,439 yards as a team, which ranks 101st in the country. They've run 386 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Owls have been penalized on offense 81 times for 693 yards so far this season, which has them 17th in the nation in penalties. Frank Nutile has thrown for 1,658 yards this season. He has completed 136 passes on 245 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 117.9. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 6 adjusted yards per throw.
Temple is 78th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 310. They have surrendered a total of 4,337 yards on D, which is 71st in Division 1. The Owls are ranked 70th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 198 passes on 334 attempts against the Temple Owls defense this season, placing them 67th and 62nd in the country. The Temple pass defense has also given up a total of 2,465 yards through the air, which is 77th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 436 attempts for 1,872 yards this year, putting them in 67th place in D-1 against the run. The Owls have committed 80 penalties for 705 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 110th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Temple is ranked 56th in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 91 punt return yards and average 5.4 yards per return, which is 94th in college football. They have returned 44 kicks for 970 yards on special teams, ranking 6th in kick return yardage. The Owls average 22 yards per kick return and they are 54th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,261. The Temple Owls have attempted 26 field goals this season and made 18, which is 16th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Temple Owls kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,891 yards on 48 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 109th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Hurricane have run for 2,653 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the nation. They've run 538 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Golden Hurricane have been penalized on offense 78 times for 666 yards so far this year, which has them 25th in the country in penalties. They are 52nd in Division 1 in points scored with 330. They have run 811 plays this year for 4,675 yards, which ranks them 98th in the nation in total offense. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 5.8 yards per play, which is 57th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 235 1st downs this season, ranking them 47th overall as an offensive unit. Luke Skipper has completed 71 throws while attempting 127 passes for a completion percentage of 55.9%. He has passed for 1,141 yards this year. He averages 8 adjusted yards per throw and 9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 132.9.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane rush defense has given up 509 attempts for 2,987 yards this season, putting them in 127th place in the country against the run. They have had 88 penalties for 825 yards on defense this year. That places them 125th in Division 1. Tulsa is 120th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 407. They have given up a total of 5,896 yards on D, which is 128th in the nation. The Golden Hurricane are 128th in yards per play allowed with 7.3. Opponent offenses have completed 193 throws on 296 attempts against the Tulsa defense this season, ranking them 61st and 20th in the country. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,910 yards in the air, which is 114th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have tried 13 field goals this year and made 10, which is 86th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. Tulsa kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 42 for 43 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,342 yards on 56 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 68th in the NCAA in punting average. Tulsa is 129th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 4 punt return yards and average 2 yards per return, which is 128th in D-1. They have returned 40 kicks for 732 yards on special teams, which puts them 43rd in kick return yardage. The Golden Hurricane average 18 yards per kick return and they are 41st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,411.
Who will win tonight's Owls/Golden Hurricane college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Owls -6
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