Temple Owls vs UCF Knights Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Temple Owls vs UCF Knights
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Bounce House
Odds/Point Spread: Temple (+28.5)
Re-al Mitchell and the Temple Owls (1-4) travel to Bounce House on Saturday where they'll meet the UCF Knights (4-2). The odds on this game have UCF as 28.5-point favorites. The total opens at 73.5.
The last time they played, the Temple Owls went up against the SMU Mustangs and added a loss to their record by a score of 47-23. Trad Beatty went 8/12 with 129 yards by way of the pass and tossed 1 TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Tayvon Ruley paced the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 13 yards and he added 1 TD in this outing. He rushed for a total of 66 yards on 15 carries which meant he averaged 4.4 yards per carry. Randle Jones was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 86 yards on 2 catches. He averaged 43.0 yards per catch for the game.
Concerning scoring points, the Temple Owls have an average of 24.6 PPG. As a team they maintain an average of 131.8 yards in the run game which has them sitting 91st in the country. The Owls have earned 1,913 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Temple has totaled 11 touchdowns via the pass and 4 rushing touchdowns. The Owls are ranked 124th in college football regarding the opposition scoring, conceding 38.8 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.7 yards per running attempt and 209.6 yards on the ground per contest this year. Over the course of this year, they have given up 1,048 rushing yards through 5 contests. Concerning passing yards, the Owls have given up 1,117 yards which has them sitting in 69th in college football. In their 5 games, they have given up 223.4 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 58.1%. During this campaign, they are conceding 433.0 yards/game ranking them 91st in Division 1.
Re-al Mitchell has completed 16 of his career 30 passes for a completion percentage of 53.3%. He is averaging 17.0 yards per contest. For his career, Mitchell has passed for 119 yds with 2 touchdowns and 0 picks. His quarterback rating is 108.7 with a TD percentage of 6.7%. Over the course of his time in college, he has taken off and run 35 times for a total of 203 yards.
In their last game, the UCF Knights faced the Houston Cougars and left there with a win by a score of 44-21. Otis Anderson led the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 46 yards and he tallied 1 TD for this outing. He ran for 170 yards by way of 16 carries which means he ran for an average of 10.6 yards per run. Jaylon Robinson was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 107 yards on 5 receptions. He earned an average of 21.4 yards per catch for that game. Dillon Gabriel went 19/33 with 328 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
When discussing the points being put on the board, the Knights sit 9th in the nation with 45.0 points per outing. During this campaign so far, the Knights have racked up 2,506 yards through the air in addition to an average of 417.7 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 1st in the nation. They have an average of 234.8 yards per game via the ground game and have rushed for 1,409 yards for the year. The UCF Knights hold an average of 652.5 yards per contest ranking them 1st in Division 1. UCF has allowed a total of 1,143 rushing yards (190.5 yards per contest) and 8 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. The Knights are allowing 31.3 PPG, which has them sitting 87th in the country. Overall, they have given up 188 total points. They have allowed 17 touchdowns from the passing game and 283.7 yards per contest, which has them sitting 115th in Division 1.
Gabriel has passed for 50 TD's compared to 9 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 7.6% and his interception rate is 1.4%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 194 yds on 120 tries. He averages 324.2 yards per game through the air with a 162.0 QB rating. During the 19 contests in his college career, Dillon Gabriel has been successful on 403 of 659 attempts for a total of 6,159 yards.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Knights -28.5 and over 73.5 total points
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