Temple Owls vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Temple Owls vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Skelly Field in Tulsa, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Golden Hurricane (-21.5)
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (4-6) will compete against the Temple Owls (3-7) at Skelly Field on Saturday. Temple opens this matchup as 21.5-point dogs from oddsmakers. The over/under is 51.
The Temple Owls head into this matchup 3-7 for this year. In their last contest, the Owls faced off with the Houston Cougars and took a loss by a score of 45-8. Justin Lynch finished 11/24 with 119 yards passing. He had a QB rating of 89.9 and walked away from the game with 2 interceptions. Justin Lynch was the leader on the ground for the Owls with 14 attempts for 78 yds (5.6 yds per carry). For the game, they had 48 plays which gave them a total of 218 yds. The Temple Owls ended up rushing 23 times and accounted for 99 yds, which earned them an average of 4.3 yards per tote. In the running game, the Owls gave up 246 yards on 42 tries, which is 5.9 yds per run allowed. Temple gave up 16 pass completions on 25 tries for 198 yds, and a completion percentage of 64.0%.
The Owls currently have 2,974 total yards this season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Temple has amassed 9 passing touchdowns and 10 touchdowns via the ground. They have surrendered the ball 16 times. Temple has accrued 148 1st downs offensively, and they have been hurt by 59 penalties for 444 yds. As a team they are averaging 112.0 yards via the ground game ranking them 115th in the nation. In terms of scoring points, the Temple Owls have an average of 17.2 PPG.
In terms of yards through the air, the Owls have given up 1,735 yds which puts them in 19th in college football. They are allowing 173.5 yards per outing through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 61.2%. Overall, they are conceding 395.6 yards/contest which ranks them 93rd in D-1. They have given up 21 touchdowns via the pass and 27 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are giving up 4.9 yards per running attempt and 222.1 rushing yards per game for the campaign. Over the course of this season, they have given up 2,221 running yards through 10 games. The Owls rank 136th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 36.8 points per game.
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The Golden Hurricane come into this matchup with a record of 4-6 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Golden Hurricane walked away with a loss by a score of 28-20 against the Tulane Green Wave. Davis Brin (1 TD) ended the game with 188 yds on 19/30 passing while his quarterback rate was 107.0. He had 3 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 6.3. Shamari Brooks carried the rock 19 times for 71 yds, ending the game with 3.7 yds per attempt for Tulsa. The Golden Hurricane finished the game with a total of 382 yds while running 77 plays (5.0 yards per play). Tulsa ran the ball for 4.1 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 194 yds on 47 carries. Tulsa surrendered 34 attempts on the ground for 116 yds (3.4 yards per rush). The Golden Hurricane passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 65.2%, relinquishing 274 yards on 15 for 23 through the air.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have an average of 432.1 yards per outing, which ranks them 47th in Division 1. The Tulsa offense has racked up 725 yds of penalties on 77 infractions, which is 17th in college football in terms of giving up free yards. Over the course of the season so far, the Golden Hurricane currently have a total of 2,416 yards through the air in addition to holding an average of 241.6 throwing yards per outing, ranking them 60th in D-1. When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Golden Hurricane are sitting 101st in the nation maintaining an average of 23.5 points per game.
The Golden Hurricane are allowing 28.8 points per contest, which has them ranked 96th in college football. Tulsa has surrendered a total of 1,545 rushing yards (154.5 yards/game) in addition to 15 touchdowns via the rush so far this season. This year, they have surrendered 288 total points. They have surrendered 13 touchdowns through the air and 232.1 yards/contest, which has them ranked 78th in the country. The Golden Hurricane defense has been on the field for 682 plays, which is 77th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Owls/Golden Hurricane college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane -21.5
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